Social Skills groups

Social Skills groups

Social skills work on fostering and maintaining friendships by teaching

  • Conversation skills
  • Speaking about preferred topics and non-preferred topics
  • Giving complements to peers
  • How to be an active listener and showing engagement in a conversation

Problem solving skills

  • Determining different types of problems
  • Recognizing different reactions to problems, which that are helpful and which that are not
  • Generating solutions to problems

Game Play

  • Taking turns
  • Waiting turn
  • Accepting loss
  • Commenting on peer moves

Other skills

  • Using coping skills in difficult situations
  • Accepting changes in routines
  • Working together in a group
  • Following various directions