Talkabout for Children 3 (2nd Edition) - Book
From the widely used Talkabout series, created by Speech Therapist Alex Kelly. Talkabout is a complete programme that develops self-esteem, social skills and friendship skills. It is based on teaching children in groups in school or college but can be adapted for 1:1 sessions or at home. The programme uses a hierarchical method of developing skills where basic or foundation skills are taught before more complicated skills.
Talkabout for Children: Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Self-awareness and self-esteem is an essential prerequisite to developing social skills and so this book is an excellent addition to any social skills programme. This resources creates the foundation of the Talkabout hierarchy, where self-awareness comes before non-verbal skills and non-verbal comes before verbal, with assertiveness coming last.
This book is the final level of the Talkabout hierarchy with 25+ structured activity sessions focused on developing assertiveness and developing friendship skills. With a three-term intervention plan for schools. 2nd edition.