The PEERS® Curriculum for School Based Professionals

The PEERS® Curriculum for School Based Professionals

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The PEERS Manual for School-Based Professionals brings UCLAa€™s highly acclaimed and effective PEERS program into the school setting. This fourteen-week program, clinically proven to significantly improve social skills and social interactions among teens with ASDs, is now customized for the needs of psychologists, counselors, administrators, and teachers. The manual is broken down into clearly divided sessions, each of which have their own lessons, homework assignments, plans for review, and unique, fun activities to ensure that teens are comfortable incorporating what theya€™ve learned. Each session also includes parent handouts, guiding principles, and much more. Separate sections of the book customize the PEERS program for both daily and weekly use and guide professionals through the lessons, their potential pitfalls and the research underlying this transformative program.Open-ended questions are ones where the answers are longer and can lead to more conversation. ... Say, a€œFor example, if the closed-ended question were, a#39; Whata#39;s your favorite movie? ... Go around the room and have each teen generate an open-ended question from the stem of a closed-ended question (use Jeopardyanbsp;...

Title:The PEERS® Curriculum for School Based Professionals
Author:Elizabeth A. Laugeson
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-23


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