Making Friends and Influencing People: The Key To Social Emotional Development

“The rare individual who unselfishly tries to serve others has an enormous advantage.”
“Success in dealing with people depends on a sympathetic grasp of the other person’s viewpoint."
"To be interesting, be interested."

- Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People, 1936

Some people seem to instinctively know how to create productive and stable relationships. Some people learn them in a Dale Carnegie course, or from a self-help book. And others need a different approach.

Social-emotional development includes a child’s experience, expression, and management of emotions and
...Read more the ability to establish positive and rewarding relationships with others. In learning to recognize, label, manage, and communicate both their emotions and the emotions of others, children build skills that connect them with family, peers, teachers, and the community. These growing capacities help children become competent in negotiating complex social interactions, form meaningful social relationships, and access social support crucial to healthy human development and functioning.

Making friends. Solving problems and conflicts peacefully. Waiting patiently. All of these qualities, and more, describe the arc of healthy social-emotional development. At times children need extra help to develop the skills necessary to form healthy relationships. In this webinar you will learn about the barriers to healthy social-emotional development that children with various disorders experience, and what you can do to support a child’s social emotional development. We will begin with a discussion of common underlying deficits seen in the areas of language, social awareness, and emotional regulation. The key features of effective social communication and interaction skills training programs will then be reviewed. The webinar will conclude with a review of research-based intervention strategies that target a child’s social emotional learning. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • State common social communication deficits that children with a variety of delays and disorders experience
  • Describe variables that impact social-emotional development
  • State effective interventions that can boost a child’s social-emotional competence

Friday, March 06, 2020


12:00 PM EST - 01:00 PM EST

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