Social skills and social competence are important parts of good social functioning. One way how to improve social skills is through social skills trainings. The main goal of these trainings is to teach and enhance interpersonal skills that are needed for a child to be successful in social situations. First part of this article deals with concepts of social competence, social skills and social skills training. Second part describes methods that are used for measuring effects of social skills trainings and the effectiveness of social skills trainings in different groups of children.
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