This course provides an introduction to:
1. Basic concepts of The Strategies and Skills Learning and Development System (SSLD), their relevance for every day relationships and provide advanced concepts for participants who work in fields of social work and health care .
2. Basic practice principles and methods of SSLD, illustrated by relationship management case studies.
3. The SSLD framework for relationship management assessment; N3C (needs, circumstances, characteristics, capacity) and problem translation.
4. Core competencies in the relationship management application of the SSLD system: Observation learning, simulation, real life implementation, review and monitoring.
Module 1 – Relationships in Our Lives
Introducing the course and the basic concepts of SSLD (Strategies & Skills Learning & Development).
Graded: Why do YOU have relationships?
Graded: N3C Case Analysis Practice
Graded: The Controlling Partner: Underlying Needs
Graded: Managing Differences
Module 2 – Getting Started
SSLD conceptualization of relationship: Addressing participants’ needs as key condition of possibility. This module will discuss the social exchange theory, life-scripts, managing differences, and responsive assertiveness .
Graded: Your Social Scripts and Relationships
Graded: Strategies on Changing Relationship Pattern
Graded: Create a game plan for your first (or next) date!
Graded: Impression management
Module 3 – Communication
This module covers topics on how to build and manage your relationships through effective communication skills such as listening, understanding, reception, and expression.
Graded: Identifying the 4 content areas
Graded: Differentiating Needs & Wants
Graded: Listening to Needs
Graded: Understanding Attributions & Signifying Acts
Graded: Expressing Facts or Ideas
Graded: Expressing Needs
Graded: Learning to Manage Your Emotions Better?
Module 4 – Building Relationships that Work for You
This module addresses relationship building based on communication, reception, and expression skills learned in Module 3. Additional topics on relationship problems will also be discussed.
Graded: What are the 6 domains of our lifeworld?
Graded: Assessing Compatibility
Graded: Exploring Your Own Idea of Intimacy
Graded: Creating Your Own Happenings and Rituals
Graded: Valuable Lessons Learned
Module 5 – Challenges, Endings, and Transformation
Introduction to the concept of Six Domains of Human Life and its application in different parts of a relationship. This module explores the transformation and termination of relationships and their challenges.
Graded: Relationships that Need to be Transformed
Graded: Transformed Relationships
Graded: Managing Transformation
Graded: Get Over Self-Blame and Guilt
Graded: Managing the Emotional Challenges of Transformation/Termination
Graded: Major Transitions in Life
Module 6 – Relationships & Self
The final module covers various topics related to relationships, including love, sexuality, intimacy, and relationship problems.
Graded: Your Own Idea of Love
Graded: Activity, Interaction, and Relationship
Graded: Communicating the Meaning of Sex
Graded: Deviant Sexual Practice and Culture
Graded: Social Disadvantage and Sexual Life-Chances
Graded: Dysfunctional Relationship
Graded: Sharing A Good Lesson
Graded: Have You Changed?
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