The Friendship Saver Program

 

The friendship saver program is an evidenced based intervention that is designed to enhance student’ friendships and reduce conflict amongst peers. The program teaches essential social skills and conflict resolution skills.

Research shows improved peer relations promotes general wellbeing, school engagement, self-confidence and can improve academic focus.

The program focuses on:

  • Fundamental social skills & whole body listening
  • Emotional intelligence & understanding ourselves in friendship
  • Making and keeping friends
  • Friendship styles
  • The drama triangle (how conflict happens)
  • The strength triangle (problem solving conflict)
  • Being assertive
  • The strength triangle and caring for others  

Venue: 2 Young St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

When: Saturdays (during Term 3)

Duration: 1 hour each week (over 6 weeks)

Cost: $400

Report included and home package to reinforce program focuses included. 

 

Time: TBC

 

 

Call Sev on Reception on 9372 0631 or email info@smcspeechpathology.com.au to book your place for 2019

What is The Incredible Flexible You Social Skills Program?

 

The Incredible Flexible You Social Skills Program is an evidence based intervention that is designed to aid children in developing skills required in social problem solving. The program introduces, and explicitly teaches social thinking concepts in a concrete manner, and is suitable for children encountering social skill difficulties*. The program targets social thinking concepts that are at the core of our social interactions.

 

Which social thinking concept will be taught?

 

The first social thinking concept that will be taught is Thinking Thoughts and Feeling Feelings.

What is Thinking Thoughts and Feeling Feelings?

 

Thinking Thoughts and Feeling Feelings teaches children that every individual has their own thoughts and feelings. This social thinking concept is important for perspective taking.

 

Venue:            2 Young Street, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

When:             Saturdays (during Term 3)    

Duration:       1 hour each week (over 6 weeks)    

Cost:              $400

Time:              TBC

  

 

Call Sev on Reception on 9372 0631, or email info@smcspeechpathology.com.au to book your place.

 

* Please note that this program is suitable for children who are able to engage in a conversation, as the program uses a language-based approach.

Teaching Through Thoughts and Speech Bubbles Social Skills Program

 

What is the Teaching Through Thoughts and Speech Bubbles Social Skills Program?

 

The Teaching Through Thoughts and Speech Bubbles Social Skills Program is an intervention that uses evidence based practices in teaching social thinking concepts. It is designed to visually map and explicitly teach social thinking concepts in a concrete manner.  The program is designed to aid childen in developing skills required in social problem solving including self-awareness. The program is suitable for children in year 6-8 who are encountering social skill difficulties*. The program targets social thinking concepts that are at the core of our social interactions and aims to provide strategies for your child to implement in their social interactions.

 

What social thinking concepts will be taught?

  • Thinking thoughts
  • Feeling feelings
  • Holding thoughts

Affects words can have on others

 

What are these concepts and why are they important?

 

These social thinking concepts teach children that every individual has their own thoughts and feelings. This is explored further by identifying that you can experience different thoughts and feelings even if you are thinking about or are in the same situation. The program aims to teach self-awareness and self-monitoring skills by demonstrating the links between thoughts and spoken language, through teaching lessons about holding thoughts and the affects that words can have on others.

* Please note that this program is suitable for children who have language skills appropriate for their age, as the program uses a language-based approach.

 

Venue:            2 Young Street, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

When:             Saturdays (during Term 3)                      

Duration:       1 hour each week (over 6 weeks)

Cost:               $ 400

Time:              TBC

 

Call Pauline on Reception on 9372 0631, or email info@smcspeechpathology.com.au to book your place