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Positive Interaction Skills
A Group Therapy Manual
by Robin Dynes

Provides group facilitators with a flexible programme to enable participants to develop good personal interaction skills.

Full Description:   

Positive Interaction Skills provides group facilitators with a flexible programme to enable participants to develop good personal interaction skills.

This practical and thought-provoking resource is filled with workable ideas that can be used to improve interaction skills in meaningful ways. It is an indispensable resource for occupational therapists, nursing staff, teachers, probation officers, speech & language therapists, counsellors, youth leaders, social workers, care staff, community psychiatric nurses or anyone wanting to run an interaction skills programme.

  • The programme can be adapted to suit a wide variety of groups, settings and needs. Full guidance notes for facilitators, session plans, handouts and activity guidelines are provided to enable the session themes to be fully developed.
  • The book is planned so that sessions can be used independently as required to meet identified needs.

    Contents
    Understanding body language; Making conversation; Starting, sustaining and ending relationships; Establishing close relationships; Creating trust and learning to self-disclose; Overcoming shyness and loneliness; Controlling social anxiety; Handling emotions and feelings; Building confidence and self-esteem; Learning to negotiate.

    Readership
    Occupational therapists, nursing staff, teachers, probation officers, speech therapists, counsellors, youth leaders, social workers, care staff, community psychiatric nurses or anyone wanting to run an interaction skills programme.

    About the author
    Robin Dynes is currently Adult Learning Social Inclusion Officer for his local authority. Previously he managed a mental health day centre and has worked in a number of psychiatric hospitals, in probation service and supervised youth groups. He is the author of several books including Creative Writing in Groupwork, Creative Games in Groupwork, Memory Games for Groups and The Non-Competitive Activity Book.

    256 pages, sprial bound

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