The Effect of Social Skills Education on 60-69 Months Old Syrian Children’s Social Skills, Problem Solving and Adaptation

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Arabacıoğlu B., Bağçeli Kahraman P.

Çukurova Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, vol.49, no.2, pp.734-768, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14812/cufej.684738
  • Journal Name: Çukurova Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.734-768
  • Keywords: Syrian Children, Social skills education, Social adaptation, Social problem solving, PRESCHOOL
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of this research is to examine the effect of social skills education on social skills, social and emotional adaptations and problem-solving skills of children who emigrated from Syria. The research was designed in quasi- experimental design with a pretest-posttest group. The study group of the research consists of experiment (9 female, 9 male) and control (7 female, 9 male) group totally 34 60-69 month old preschool period children who attend a preschool in the central district of Kilis. Social Skills Evaluation Scale (at the age of 4-6), Marmara Socio-Emotional Adaptation Scale and Wally Child Social Problem-Solving Detective Game Test were used. As a result of this research it was determined that Social Skills Education Program had a positive influence on social problem solving skills, social and emotional adaptations and social skills of children who emigrated from Syria.