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Getting Back Out There: Tools for Social Empowerment

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Personal Growth
Self-Advocacy
Social Activities
Social Interactions
In this course, you will...
  1. Identify three specific skills to increase your comfort and confidence in social situations

  2. Practice rehearsing your response when people ask questions about your injury

  3. Learn to better start, manage, and end a conversation when your burn injury comes up


Course Contents
  • Social Impact of a Burn Injury

  • Challenges + Coping Strategies

  • Social Skills - STEPS Tool

  • Rehearse Your Response

  • How to Handle Staring

  • The Art of Conversation


Downloadable Guide
  • Beyond Surviving: Tools for Social Empowerment (pdf)

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