Social Effectiveness Therapy for Children and Adolescents (SET-C)

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Scientific Rating:
Promising Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Social Effectiveness Therapy for Children and Adolescents (SET-C) has been rated by the CEBC in the area of: Anxiety Treatment (Child & Adolescent).

Target Population: Children ages 7 through 17 with social phobia

For children/adolescents ages: 7 – 17

Brief Description

SET-C is a comprehensive behavioral treatment program that combines group social skills training, peer generalization sessions, and individual exposure therapy sessions for the treatment of social phobia in children and adolescents.

Program Goals:

The goals of Social Effectiveness Therapy for Children (SET-C) are:

  • Enhance social interaction skills
  • Reduce social anxiety
  • Enhance and expand friendships

Contact Information

Deborah C. Beidel, PhD, ABPP
Agency/Affiliation: University of Central Florida
Phone: (407) 823-3254
Fax: (407) 823-5862

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: May 2016

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: February 2018

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: August 2010