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Talkabout for Teenagers
Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills





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ISBN 9781138065789
Published September 4, 2017 by Routledge
246 Pages 522 Color Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Talkabout for Teenagers is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for older children and young adults with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties.

It is a complete group work resource that offers a hierarchical approach, with ready-made material to assist teaching social and relationship skills specifically to older children and young adults.

Resources include:

  • an assessment framework
  • planning and evaluation forms
  • 37 structured session guides focussing on self-awareness and self-esteem, body language, conversational skills, friendship skills and assertiveness
  • all the supplementary handouts and images needed to deliver the sessions.

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.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Initial Assessment

Level 1: Talkabout Me

Level 2: Talkabout Body Language

Level 3: Talkabout Talking

Level 4: Talkabout Friends

Level 5: Talkabout Assertiveness

Group Cohesion Activities

Forms

Index

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Author(s)

Biography

Alex Kelly is a Speech & Language Therapist who specialises in working with people with social skills and relationship skills difficulties. She currently runs her own business providing social skills training and consultancy to schools and organisations across the UK and overseas.

Brian Sains spent 15 years working with adults and children with social and relationship skills difficulties and 10 years working as a community learning disability nurse where he specialised in working with men with relationship skills difficulties. He now runs Alex Kelly Ltd alongside his wife Alex.

Support Material

Ancillaries

Companion Website

Please visit our companion website for additional support materials.