Social skills are the basis for our interaction with others therefore; a lack of these skills may cause both long and short term difficulties throughout life.
This course discusses the barriers a child with special needs may have when communicating and functioning in daily life and across social settings. Since every child is different, looking at the ways a child learns is important in choosing the correct strategies for that child. Emphasis is placed on being pro-active and assisting children to learn various visual strategies to help them to participate and communicate effectively in their day-including at school and home. Tools and supports are also discussed.
|Contact Hours: 2||
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: OT/COTA, SLP|
|Instructional Level: Intermediate|
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- Role of OT in social skills training
- Social skills and their impact on successful function in society
- Situations where communication breakdowns affect a child’s participation and behavior
- Teaching social skills and deciding what to teach
- Techniques to help children understand consequences of their choices in a social setting
- Develop tools and functional strategies for children learning social skills
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the barriers a child with special needs may have when communicating and functioning in daily life and across social settings.
At the conclusion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Define social skills and their impact on successful function in society.
- Assess learning styles for successful teaching to a variety of individuals.
- Identify techniques to help children understand consequences of their choices in a social setting.
- Recognize situations where communication breakdowns affect a child's participation and behavior.
- Develop tools and functional strategies for children learning social skills.
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also require
Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistants, and Speech-Language Pathologists.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
This course is offered for 0.20 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Financial - Cara Koscinski owns Route2Greatness. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.