Talkabout for Teenagers is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for older children and young adults with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties.
It is a complete group work resource that offers a hierarchical approach, with ready-made material to assist teaching social and relationship skills specifically to older children and young adults.
an assessment framework
planning and evaluation forms
37 structured session guides focussing on self-awareness and self-esteem, body language, conversational skills, friendship skills and assertiveness
all the supplementary handouts and images needed to deliver the sessions.
This second edition is presented with full-colour illustrations and handouts, and includes a new introduction by Alex Kelly reflecting on her own experiences of using the resources since they were first developed.
Alex Kelly is a Speech & Language Therapist who specialises in working with people with social skills and relationship skills difficulties. She currently runs her own business providing social skills training and consultancy to schools and organisations across the UK and overseas. Brian Sains spent 15 years working with adults and children with social and relationship skills difficulties and 10 years working as a community learning disability nurse where he specialised in working with men with relationship skills difficulties. He now runs Alex Kelly Ltd alongside his wife Alex.
Preface Introduction Initial Assessment Level 1: Talkabout Me Level 2: Talkabout Body Language Level 3: Talkabout Talking Level 4: Talkabout Friends Level 5: Talkabout Assertiveness Group Cohesion Activities Forms Index