POPARD super-workshop

An Introduction to Social Skills Interventions
An Introduction to Social Skills Interventions has been created to help learning support, resource and classroom teachers understand, identify, and choose appropriate intervention strategies for students’ who have lacking or lagging social skills. A focus will be on students who have autism spectrum disorder, but care has been taken to introduce strategies and resources which benefit a myriad of students.

Objectives include:
  • Identify autism spectrum disorders’ core impairments
  • Review additional characteristics and theories affecting social skills such as self-regulation, theory of mind and executive functions
  • Explore the link between social skill deficits and executive functions deficits
  • Label social skill deficits common amongst individuals with autism
  • Understand the importance of assessing social skills
  • Interpret social skill assessment results and their impact on interventions
  • Review steps on how to teach social skills
  • Explore common areas of social skills deficits such as basic functional skills, conversation skills, social understanding and social anxiety & avoidance
  • Review evidence based interventions
  • Interpret and review case studies by identifying common characteristics, social skill impairments and possible interventions 

October 19, 2017

Landing Sports Centre (Loft)
45530 Spadina Avenue
Chilliwack, BC

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Site close date: 12/7/2017 2:48 PM
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