• Define social skills training
• Identify what skills to teach using social skills training
• Identify the steps for implementing social skills training
• Locate resources
Social skills training (SST) involves group or individual instruction designed to teach learners to appropriately interact with typically developing peers. Most social skills meetings include instruction on basic concepts, role-playing or practice, and feedback to help learners acquire and practice communication, play, or social skills to promote positive interactions with peers.