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Friendship Skills
Friday 25th December 2020,

Areas Covered: -

• The Friendship skills programme is for children who have poor peer relationships, and/or are exposed to bullying, as these children are at an increased risk of developing mental health difficulties.

• The programme aims to teach children the social skills to make and sustain peer relationships and to provide children Course Outcomes:

• Pupils will acquire skills to manage and sustain friendships.

• Understand the importance of good listening skills for the process of friendship formation and maintenance.

• Develop an awareness of others’ feelings and demonstrate empathy.

• Deal with bullying appropriately, in relation to themselves and others (i.e. when witnessing bullying).

• Cooperate effectively with others to reach a shared goal. • Understand the importance of working well together in relation to sustaining good friendships.

• Use basic problem-solving strategies in order to reduce conflict that may occur in peer relationships.

• Apply problem solving strategies for making up with friends following a disagreement.

Who is it for: - Therapeutic Group Intervention programme for Year 2, 3, 4 or 5 (age 6-10).

Dates: -

To organise dates for your setting please contact davinder-singh.dhesi@leicester.gov.uk (Senior Educational Psychologist).

Duration: - This programme consists of one-hour sessions for seven weeks.

Fee: - £630 Location: - School

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR2770
Date: Friday 25th December 2020
Cost: £630 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£630 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: City Psychology Service
Location: Training Via Microsoft Teams

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