The Social Skills Handbook: Practical Activities for Social Communication, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Social Skills Handbook

Practical Activities for Social Communication, 1st Edition

By Sue Hutchings, Jayne Comins, Judy Offiler


180 pages

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pub: 1997-07-31
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This is a practical photocopiable guide to setting up and running social skills groups. The ideas presented will act as a stimulus to therapists and trainers working with clients who need to develop more effective social communication skills. Based on well-established therapeutic principles, it contains: an overview of pertinent theory and the principles of groupwork; and, a range of useful and adaptable ideas for practical activities designed to facilitate social communication skills. It starts with basic, confidence-building tasks and progresses to more complex assignments. All activities are easy to implement and clearly laid out with information on format, resources required and tips for group leaders.

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EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General