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Strategies for Improving Social Skills in Teens & Young Adults

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Do you want to help your teen or young adult improve their social skills, increase their social confidence and learn to make & keep friends?

Join me for this FREE webinar to learn more about how the PEERS Social Skills for Teens & Young Adults Program can help your teen/young adult do just that!

Our kids often have difficulties navigating the social world. Appropriate social skills help us to connect with others and maintain relationships.

Struggling with social skills can put young people at greater risk of peer rejection, loneliness, depression, anxiety & isolation as well as having negative impacts on study, dating & finding & maintaining employment

Having just one or two friends has been shown to help create resilience to stressful life events, predict better adjustment in later life, increase self-esteem/confidence & support independence, minimise the occurrence of bullying, decrease the likelihood of depression and anxiety linked to loneliness

We take social skills for granted and expect our kids to learn by osmosis, but our kids often need a little extra explicit instruction, just like some kids need more explicit instruction in learning to read.

We know social skills have rules which can be easily taught, followed and practised to great effect and so the PEERS programme works by explicitly teaching the skills that come naturally to those who are more socially adept.

About Vivian

Vivian is the Founder & Organiser of ADHD Support Australia and has been advocating for the ADHD community since 2013.

Vivian is both an adult with ADHD and a mother of an ADHD child, teen & now young adult. Vivian has authored the ADHD Support Australia's website, organised over 140+ expert ADHD talks and facilitates the Parenting Children with ADHD course, the Digital Parenting Course and the PEERS Social Skills for Teens & Young Adults programmes.

Vivian's personal and professional experience over the years means that she truly understands the everyday challenges faced by young people with ADHD and their parents and, in particular, the social skills & friendship challenges faced by our young people with ADHD.

Wanting to make a real difference in this space, Vivian became a Certified PEERS Adolescent & Young Adult Social Skills course provider and now regularly facilitates both programmes.

This talk will be highly relevant to parents, teens, young adults, family members, teachers and other professionals working with children/young adults with social skills & friendship challenges.

I invite you to join me in talking about this most important topic.

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The talk commences 7pm AEDT (Sydney time) so if you are not in this time zone please check using this link what time this will be for you.

I look forward to seeing you there – Vivian

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