1st Edition

Talkabout Assessment



ISBN 9780863888052
Published July 23, 2010 by Routledge
2 Pages

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This is a social skills assessment tool. This comprehensive tool provides an assessment of social skills in the following areas: Body Language - eye contact; facial expressions, gestures, distance, touch, fidgeting, posture and personal appearance; The Way We Talk - Volume, Rate, Clarity, Intonation, Fluency; Conversation - Listening, Starting a conversation, Taking turns, Asking questions, Answering questions, Being relevant, Repairing, Ending a conversation; and, Assertiveness - Expressing feelings, Standing up for yourself, Making suggestions, Refusing, Disagreeing, Complaining, Apologising, Requesting explanations. The assessment tool provides a visual summary of a person's non-verbal, verbal and assertiveness skills and provides an excellent start-point for planning appropriate intervention.