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Social Skills

We all connect and relate to people through life and activities. Our interactions and experiences help us to develop social skills that can benefit us and others.

What Are Social Skills?

Social skills are the social abilities we use every day when we interact and communicate with others. We can communicate in verbal and non-verbal ways which includes:

  • Speech
  • Body language
  • Facial expressions
  • Gestures

It is important to develop good social skills because they are a necessary part of relationship-building. Social skills training enables us to:

  • Communicate in a meaningful way
  • Cooperate and compromise with others

The development of social skills helps alleviate stress and anxiety and we are able to develop into mature and stable adults.