I have always been a strong believer in the value of social skill integration when it comes to helping people with a disadvantage set and reach their goals. I will be doing a lot of work in this area over the next year and it is good to see there is already something avaialble in this area to help upskill workers in this sector. Please note the following:
Creating Connections Australia (Facilitated by Sherri Cincotta & Elissa Plumridge) presents
Developing and Facilitating Social Skills Programs (A Training Program)
March 5, 12 & 19, 2015
9.30am—3pm each day
Campaspe College of Adult Education
103-109 Hare St, Echuca
What areas are covered?
Understanding and applying the theory behind Social Skills support.
Assessing Social Skills—determining the skills to support / develop, and how and when.
Effectively facilitating a Social Skills Program (from learning a new skill to generalisation).
The Dos and Don’ts of making a Social Skills Program ‘ASD user friendly’.
The value and importance of personal choice and supporting ‘self understanding’ for the Social Skills learner.
Developing a Social Skills Curriculum—plan, deliver and evaluate your own program.