Schizophrenia: Social Skills Training
Social skills training helps you get along better with other people in daily life, at work, and in social situations. These classes also help you develop skills for your personal relationships.
Class topics may include:
Social skills training also can include specific types of education, such as classes on how to:
In all classes, you'll become aware of and try to change symptoms of schizophrenia that may make it hard to interact with other people. Your training may help you:
You'll also learn skills that will help you with your treatment. These may include:
To help you with these skills, your teachers may model them and then ask you to do the same with others in your class (role-playing). For example, you may role-play asking for help or interviewing for a job.
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