Social skills : the theory and development of interpersonal communication / Alex Kelly
By: Kelly, Alex.Abingdon : Routledge, 2019Description: xxii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated ISBN: 9781911186168.Subject(s): SOCIAL SKILLS | INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS | COMMUNICATION | BODY LANGUAGE | LISTENING SKILLS | CONVERSATION SKILLS | ASSERTIVENESS | FRIENDSHIPS | AUTISM
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Introduction. - 1. Social skills: an introduction. - The art of communication. - Defining social skills and social competence. - The difference between men and women (and our brains). - Why are social skills important? - 2. Body language. - The importance of body language and how to read it. - Our limbs... what are they saying? - 3. Eyes and faces. - Eye contact. - Facial expression. - 4. Listening and paralanguage. - An introduction to conversation skills. - Paralinguistic skills and prosody. - Listening. - 5. Starting and ending conversations. - 6. Maintaining a conversation. - Turn taking. - Questions. - Repairing a conversation. - Relevance. - 7. Assertiveness, - Defining assertiveness. - Teaching assertiveness. - 8. Self-esteem. - Assessing self-esteem. - Developing self-esteem. - The link between self-esteem and social skills. - 9. Friendship skills. - Why are friends important? - Friendships and a child's development. - How do friendships develop. - Friendship skills and the link to social skills. - The development of social skills. - Genetics and biology. - Joint attention and symbolic communication. - Attachment. - Child-rrearing. - Observational learning - parents. - Reinforcement. - Observational learning - peers and siblings. - Learning the why and when. - 11. Austism spectrum disorder and social skills. - Areas of difficulty for the person with ASD. - Theories of ASD and how they affect social communication. - 12. Assessing social skills. - Interpreting a social skills assessment: Case examples. 13. Teaching social skills1: approaches to teaching social skills. - Different approaches to intervention. - Behavioural approach and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). - Social learning approach. - Structured learning approach. - Cognitive behavioural approach. - Developmental approach. - Structured learning approach. - Cognitive behavioural approach. - Developmental approach. - The evidence for social skills training. - The four step plan to intervention. - 14. Teaching social skills 2: social skills interventions. - Therapeutic 1:1 interventions. - Therapeutic group interventions. - Creative arts interventions. - Technology interventions. - 15. Teaching social skills 3: teaching social skills in schools. - 16. Teaching social skills 4: the role of parents. - 17. Evaluation: measuring the effectiveness of social skills interventions.- Examples of evidence.