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Strategies for Teaching Social Skills

Course: #2376 1 Hour

Social skills are a vital part of our everyday life. For individuals who struggle with social skills, they can have challenges at home, school, and in community. Therapists often have difficulty breaking down social skills into teachable steps within constantly changing environments. The purpose of this workshop is to help therapists better understand social skills and strategies for teaching social skills that can be generalized to various environments.

Course created on April 2, 2015

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Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of the course, the participant will be able to list three critical deficits for individuals who struggle with social skills.
  • By the end of the course, the participant will be able to identify three tools to use when planning for social skills intervention.
  • By the end of the course, the participant will be able to list three strategies for teaching social skills in a home, school, and/or community setting.
  • By the end of the course, the participant will be able to recognize the individuals strengths, weaknesses, and create a plan for social skills intervention when presented in a case study.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Understanding social skills
15-30 Minutes Tools for evaluating social skills
30-45 Minutes Strategies for teaching social skills
45-55 Minutes Case study
55-60 Minutes Questions and answers

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Presenter Disclosure: Tara Warwick receives an honorarium for presenting this course.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama or Florida, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Mental Health Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.