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218 pages | 526 Color Illus.
Talkabout for Children: Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties.
Self-awareness and self-esteem is an essential prerequisite to developing social skills and so this book is an excellent first step to any social skills programme. This resources creates the foundation of the Talkabout heirachy, where self-awareness comes before non-verbal skills and non-verbal comes before verbal, with assertiveness coming last.
This second edition is presented with full-colour illustrations and handouts, and includes a new introduction by Alex Kelly reflecting on her own experiences of using the resources since they were first developed.
Topic 1: This is me
Topic 2: People in my life
Topic 3: How I look
Topic 4: What am I like?
Topic 5: My qualities and strengths
Topic 6: Things that make me feel good
Topic 7: The way I feel
Topic 8: I am great
Group Cohesion Activities
Plan of Intervention
This bestselling series teaches social, emotional and communication skills for all ages. Written by a Speech and Language Therapist with years of experience working with children and adults with social difficulties, each practical workbook provides a clear programme of activities targeted to improve social skills. The topics are divided into manageable sessions with a range of activities, worksheets and handouts, and each session is introduced with lesson objectives and guidance on how to best use the materials. Ideal for use individually or in group sessions, the resources can be photocopied and evaluation sheets and record forms are provided.
Each book contains: