Workshop Webinar: Intro to Play Better Plan
Helping parents coach children who struggle socially
Dates: March 11; March 18; March 25
What: three 90-minute sessions
Who: For parents of children ages 5 – young adult
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM Eastern time
Venue: Online Webinar
Have you heard this from your child, “Why will no one play with me?”
Does your child have a hard time making and keeping friends?
Should you step in? If so, when? And do what?
You’re on the front lines trying to help your child in any and every way you know how… on all fronts. But social dilemmas are difficult and untested territory. Your parents didn’t know how to handle them either… and there are little to no resources to turn to. You may confide in, and share strategies with, friends and other parents… but does this advice really address the root of the problem?
Maybe your child lacks the skills needed to manage dynamic social interactions.
So, where does that leave you? Here! You’ve come to the right place!
Be Your Child’s Social Skills Coach!
This three-part workshop offers you a live, step-by-step road map and the tools to support your child in developing friendships, successful social interactions and peer relationships. Walk away with the tools to become your child’s social skills coach.
Through my guidance, you will learn how to:
- Help your child build social skills.
- Use positive social behaviors.
- Encourage your child to join in social activities.
- Become a tried-and-true social problem-solver.
- Use the 8 habits of highly effective social skills coaching.
What is my 8 habits of highly effective social skills coaching? Let me guide you to:
- Use scripts to lead hard conversations.
- Plan smart play dates.
- Kindly and wisely coach from the sidelines.
- Encourage independence during play dates.
- Implement new, learned social skills.
- Manage resistance using specific troubleshooting strategies and methods.
Caroline Maguire, M.Ed., PCC, will demonstrate the coaching process for participants based on her groundbreaking book Why Will No One Play With Me? so they can apply coaching techniques at home. By practicing and using open-ended questions, reflective listening, and praise and prompts, parents will prepare to become their child’s social skills coach. This workshop will present a specific process that will show parents how to engage children in the social skills coaching process, talk about social dilemmas, learn how to teach a social skills lesson and promote social problem solving through coaching.
The social skills coaching model is based on a strong parent-child unit that works together as a team. Parents learn to coach their child through social skills issues before, during, and after play dates. As coaches, parents will demonstrate expected behaviors for children to help them understand how their behavior affects others. Coaching helps children learn to manage their own social dilemmas.
Participants will walk away with specific tools and strategies to implement social skills coaching in daily life such as Learning to Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes, Social Spy, The Silly Goofy Scale and Build on That.
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