Improving Social Skills in Children with Psychiatric Disturbances
Course Learning Outcomes
- 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|
Tatyana Elleseff, M.A., CCC-SLP
Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP is a bilingual speech language pathologist who specializes in working with multicultural, internationally and domestically adopted as well as at-risk children with complex communication disorders. She received her MA from NYU, her Bilingual Extension Certification from Columbia University as well as several ACE awards for continuing education from ASHA. She is a member of NY and NJ, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) multidisciplinary teams, the aim of which is to provide specialized services including speech language assessment and intervention to children identified or presenting with features of FASD. Tatyana’s articles have been published in several magazines including Adoption Today, Adoption Australia, and Advance for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. In addition to previously presenting on Speechpathology.com, Tatyana has presented for a number of medical, academic and non-profit organizations including New York University, New Jersey Speech Language and Hearing Convention, American Academy of Pediatrics: Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship , New Jersey Taskforce on Child Abuse and Neglect as well as North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC).
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