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Talkabout for teenagers : developing social & emotional communication skills

By: Kelly, Alex.
Contributor(s): Sains, Brian.
Publisher: Milton Keynes Speechmark Publishing 2009Description: 239 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. + DVD.ISBN: 9780863887826.Subject(s): ADOLESCENTS | YOUNG ADULTS | COMMUNICATION | SOCIAL SKILLS | FRIENDSHIPS | SELF AWARENESS | ASSERTIVENESS | FEELINGS | BODY LANGUAGE | RELATIONSHIPS | CONVERSATION SKILLS
Contents:
Introduction|Assessment|Talkabout me|Talkabout body language|Talkabout talking|Talkabout friends|Talkabout assertiveness|Group cohesion activities|Forms
Summary: "A complete groupwork resource offering an hierarchical approach to teaching social and relationship skills to teenagers. Designed specifically for teenagers, this practical workbook provides ready-made material for running social and relationship skills groups with older children and young adults." - BOOK JACKETReview: Once again we have a valuable resource from the Speechmark/Alex Kelly combination, this one focusing on teenagers and social and emotional communication skills. The contents page lists “me”, body language, friends, assertiveness and talking as the main categories for discussion. Within each of these there are various topics which are investigated through different activities. As usual the book is full of simple explanatory images, practical advice and tips for achieving a successful outcome and there is also a supporting DVD.
List(s) this item appears in: Social skills and teens. March 2017 | Speechmark Publications CM May17 | Self regulation 10-14 years olds. Sept 2017 | Social situations. December 2017 | Secondary Social Skills & Friendship (Cat) April 17
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    average rating: 4.3 (3 votes)
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Introduction|Assessment|Talkabout me|Talkabout body language|Talkabout talking|Talkabout friends|Talkabout assertiveness|Group cohesion activities|Forms

"A complete groupwork resource offering an hierarchical approach to teaching social and relationship skills to teenagers. Designed specifically for teenagers, this practical workbook provides ready-made material for running social and relationship skills groups with older children and young adults." - BOOK JACKET

Once again we have a valuable resource from the Speechmark/Alex Kelly combination, this one focusing on teenagers and social and emotional communication skills.

The contents page lists “me”, body language, friends, assertiveness and talking as the main categories for discussion. Within each of these there are various topics which are investigated through different activities.

As usual the book is full of simple explanatory images, practical advice and tips for achieving a successful outcome and there is also a supporting DVD.

Patron comment on 23/09/2014

This is a great book for activities for students with disabilities. The activities can be adapted for use with mainstream teens and adults with disabilities.

Patron comment on

Great to keep in mind and to keep going back to. A great resource to have.

Patron comment on

All of the resources loaned were excellent and met the needs of the clients and practioner well.

Patron comment on

I didn't use this book with my son, but I liked the look of many of the worksheets for me as a teacher

Patron comment on

Activities would be really helpful to help people to understand more about themselves and others

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