Date of Award


Degree Name

Master of Arts



First Advisor

Dr. Barbara Fulton

Second Advisor

Dr. Jack Michael

Third Advisor

Dr. Chris Koronakos

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access


A multiple baseline across behaviors was employed to demonstrate generalization effects across settings. A 14 year old shy female was presented with social skills treatment package to increase the rate of eye contacts, verbalizations and smile sin vivo. One of the intervention phases included role-playing of social situations with a peer. A second phase required the occurrence of desired responding while playing foosball-- the same activity which took place in vivo during generality data collection. A third intervention required interaction assignments to be completed in vivo. Results indicate inconclusive evidence of an increase due to the treatment package. A general analysis of social behavior and suggestions for future research follows.