Social skills groups address social and emotional skills that impact behaviour, social interaction and learning. The groups provide a safe environment to stimulate the child, to test their behaviour, and to help them develop tools to modify their behaviour.
Skills addressed include
- Self awareness and control
- Listening and conversation skills
- Self expression
- Regulating emotions
- Working co-operatively
- Winning and losing
- Managing challenging behaviour
- Confidence and self esteem
Children from the age of 4 years will be accepted and grouped according to their skills and age. A questionnaire will need to be completed which may need to be supported by a one to one assessment to determine strengths and needs and suitability for the group programme.