Who’s Line Is It Anyway?
Treatment Focus: Social Skills Training
|Group Size: 4+||Equipment: Minimal;|
– White Board
- Learn effective communication styles
- Learn Verbal and non-verbal communication
- Learn other factors that affect communication
1. Prepare whiteboard for group 1. Prepare whiteboard for group
2. Greet people and take attendance
3. Introduce the group and goals for the group
4. Ask for a volunteer (or volunteers) to come up in front of the group to be an actor (or actress)
5. Explain the rules of “Who’s Line Is It Anyway?” to your volunteer and the rest of the group. *You can find the basic rules online if you aren’t familiar with the show a. Example:
i. Audience chooses a scene where communication is commonly used (Ie: grocery shopping, teaching a class, job interview, etc.)
ii. Actors act out the scene using one of the 3 styles of communication (assertive, aggressive, passive) but DOES NOT tell the audience what style of communication they are going to use.
iii. After scene audience is asked to determine what type of communication is being used to show their level of insight.
iv. Discussion questions are then asked about the styles of communication to determine competency.
6. Transition group to talk about non-verbal communication (Types, Tones, Gestures, Statistics, etc.) Give personal examples to relate to the group. 7. Ask group to talk about when they have had issues with communication and have other members give feedback. Steer group to learn and use effective communication styles. 8. Sum up the group discussion about what was learned.
Intervention submitted by John Smith, CTRS Company Name. 2020
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