Tweets -for Adolescents

The Jr. Tweets and Tweets social skills groups are for adolescents in middle school and high school. Our goal is to help students learn ways to make and keep friends.

Objective Outline

Conversation Skills

  • Participate in conversations
  • Sharing one’s feelings about issues
  • Starting conversations
  • Changing conversations
  • Expanding on conversations
  • Choosing topics of conversations
  • Ending conversations

Friendship Skills

  • Understanding friendship
  • Working with friends
  • Knowing when to and not to share personal information
  • Dealing with teasing
  • Dealing with exclusion from peer groups
  • Dealing with embarrassing moments

Body Language Skills

  • Active and reflective listening
  • Para-verbal language
  • Subtleties in reading body language
  • Learning to show effective body language