Socialization Games for Persons With Disabilities: Structured Group Activities for Social and Interpersonal Development

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This book is a thorough compilation of practical suggestions and games with easy-to-follow guidelines that provide a solid foundation for the encouragement of positive social behavior. The first section introduces the socialization game approach. It offers an overview on the development of approach and a rationale for use of socialization games with discussion of their design. Section two outlines specific considerations that should be taken into account when forming a group. The third section is devoted to group leadership, focusing on the desirable characteristics of a group leader and examining the goals and tasks of group leadership. The fourth section describes three types of group programs designed to focus on basic social skill development, work adjustment, and conflict resolution. The last section presents a game assessment scheme analyzing over one hundred socialization games. This assessment scheme will assist leaders in selecting games that are appropriate for members of particular groups. Written for teachers, social workers, counselors, psychologists, vocational/rehabilitation specialists, and recreation therapists, this text offers innovative and practical ways to provide critical programming in the areas of socialization and social skill development. The authors' concepts and ideas will blend usefully with the reader's own creative ideas.

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