An Introduction to Social Skills Interventions - POPARD Super-workshop

overview

Open to all BC School District and independent school personnel, this super-workshop 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

Learning outcomes 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
  • Interpret social skill assessment results and their impact on interventions
  • Explore common areas of social skills deficits such as basic functional skills, conversation skills, social understanding and social anxiety & avoidance
  • Interpret and review case studies by identifying common characteristics, social skill impairments and possible interventions

registration details

POPARD super‑workshops are open to all BC School District and Independent School personnel. Click here to choose a workshop session.