Tim Dansie Psychology conducts a Social Skills Training Program for children aged between 8 and 12 which are held on Friday afternoons from 4pm to 5.30pm and Saturday mornings from 9.00 am to 10.30am and 10.45am to 12.15pm every school term. The sessions are limited to a maximum of 6 students per group. The eight week program will assist students in the development of the following skills:
– Making eye contact when talking to people.
– How to greet adults and peers.
– Listening skills.
– Talking to peers.
– Making and keeping friends.
– Recognising body language and social cues.
– Winning and losing in games.
– Ordering food and eating in a CafĂ©.
– The use of Social Media.
– Day to day organisation.
Students are required to complete homework activities and keep records which will be reviewed at each session. The cost of the 8 week program is $600 per student. Health rebates or NDIS funding can be used towards the payment of the program.
The focus of the sessions is learning in a fun and relaxed manner. If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact Tim Dansie at tdpsych@bigpond.com or on 82691818.