What is the theory behind this Adolescent communication skills worksheet?
Communicating properly is a challenging task to do. People do believe that they are communicating but a proper healthy communication refers to conveying feelings or ideas in an assertive but pleasant manner that receives equal amount of respect from the other end. This does not only requires choice of words but also a certain mannerism eg. body language, gestures etc.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet is aimed at younger clients who face issues in communicating properly. planning ahead will help them in not getting overwhelmed when the time for communication arrives in actual
How to use this worksheet?
To use this worksheet, clients are required to write how they are going to interact in a social situation step by step and the way they are going to achieve this goal in their assigned spaces below. They can use this worksheet as a day-to-day communication guide.
Adolescent communication skills worksheet
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Riesch, S.K., Henriques, J. and Chanchong, W. (2003), Effects of Communication Skills Training on Parents and Young Adolescents From Extreme Family Types. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 16: 162-175. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-6171.2003.00162.x
You can download this worksheet here.