Improving Social Skills in Children with Psychiatric DisturbancesCourse: #5414 1 Hour
This course is aimed at increasing the participants’ knowledge regarding the role of SLPs in the treatment of social pragmatic language disorders of school-age children with psychiatric impairments. It will review social pragmatic treatment approaches which can be used for children with psychiatric impairments, explain the functions of common challenging behaviors, as well as list a number of proactive behavioral intervention approaches professionals can implement to decrease challenging behaviors and increase compliance and cooperation in therapy sessions.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify social pragmatic deficit areas of children with psychiatric impairments.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe components and targets of successful social skills treatments.
- After this course, participants will be able to list common challenging behavior types and explain proactive behavior strategies used to prevent inappropriate behaviors from occurring.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe social pragmatic treatment approaches that can be used for children with psychiatric impairments.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify materials that can be used to address relevant social pragmatic treatment goals.
|0-5 Minutes||Overview of social skills impairments in children with psychiatric diagnoses|
|5-15 Minutes||Social skills components and intervention targets|
|15-25 Minutes||Behavior functions and management strategies|
|25-45 Minutes||Social skills intervention approaches|
|45-55 Minutes||useful therapy materials targeting various social pragmatic areas|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q & A|
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