Leisure Education IV provides 112 new and innovative activities that meet the needs of adolescents and adults with substance abuse and chemical dependency problems. Most of the activities have specific content that deals with issues of substance abuse, whereas some activities focus on larger issues of leisure awareness, social skills, decision making, and leisure resources.
This book discusses an instructional model for designing, implementing, and evaluating intervention programs for teaching social skills. It also provides information on the assessment of social skills.
The author has taught at the higher education level. She has also presented over 400 research and educational sessions and scores of keynotes at state, national, and international conferences and conventions, and received awards at the international, national, regional, and local levels.
Chapter 1: The Importance of Social Skills to Therapeutic Recreation
Chapter 2: Assessment of Social Skills for Therapeutic Recreation Intervention
Chapter 3: Social Skills Instruction Through Commercially Available Resources Activities: Leisure Awareness Activities (28 Activities) Decision-Making Activities (28 Activities) Leisure Resource Activities (20 Activities) Social Skills Activities (27 Activities)