A$65 – A$75

Practical Strategies to Teach Social Skills

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Tanunda CWA Hall

70 Murray St

Tanunda, SA 5352


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Join us for this collaborative, networking workshop where you will develop a plan to teach social & emotional skills.

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Invoices are available. Please send an email to info@inclusiveeducationplanning.com.au and we'll send one out to you!

Each participant will be provided with strategies to implement social and emotional learning in their classroom. In particular, the presenter will:

  • Outline the evidence-base for teaching social and emotional learning programs.
  • Discuss the wide variety of social and emotional programs whilst highlighting programs suited to students with learning delays/ disabilities.
  • Examine the learning continuum of personal and social capabilities in the Australian curriculum.
  • Define the difference between social /emotional problems and behavioural problems.
  • Introduce a range of strategies to teach social skills.
  • Consider the assessment of social and emotional skills and the place of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Explore the role of explicit and incidental teaching when incorporating social and emotional learning in the curriculum.
  • Discuss 'social thinking' (Michelle Garcia Winner 2007) and 'context blindness' (Peter Vermeulen 2012).
  • Guide participants to develop a plan for their context.

Intended Audience:

Pre-school educators, junior primary, primary & special educators and secondary teachers of students with disability.


Leanne Longfellow is a special education teacher, academic researcher and a parent of a young adult with disabilities. She has taught in a variety of special education settings over a thirty year period, provided numerous professional learning sessions for educators, presented at Australian and international educational conferences, taught education in a university context and recently completed her doctoral research in special education at UniSA in 2018.

Participants will receive:

  • A certificate of attendance referenced to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
  • Electronic handouts of the powerpoint, notes, templates and suggested reading provided the day before the workshop.
  • Print out of a summary of the presentation.
  • Afternoon tea.

Testimonials from previous workshops:

'I loved that the topics covered and information expressed was applicable to all students not just those with special needs. It’s a whole class approach too! Very practical!' Nicole Zacher

'I liked the way the professional learning was presented with strategies to support behaviours.' Amelia Pickard

'Clear and to the point. Relatable to school environment. Do-able'. Marie Foreman'

'Full of information and examples, scenarios and ideas to take away. Talk time at the end of the session was good to be able to discuss different strategies'. Leesa

'I liked the examples during the slideshow. Breakdown of behaviour management strategies used now and overtime and how they have/ haven’t worked.' Alison McConachy

'Informative. Practical ideas for students with learning disabilities.' Helen Braley

'The strategies were clearly set out and identified and explained thoroughly.' Emily Shepherd

'This workshop exceeded all my expectations.' Abbie Kemp


How do I request an invoice?

You can request an invoice by sending an email to info@inclusiveeducationplanning.com.au with the following information:

Names/s of participants

Location of event

Number of tickets

Name of the person/school/ organisation responsible for payment

What can I bring into the event?

You will require a pen and something to lean on when writing as you will be seated in theatre style.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact Inclusive Education Planning at info@inclusiveeducationplanning.com.au

What's the refund policy?

You are entitled to a refund up to 30 days prior to the event.

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