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Conference Agenda

PEERS® for ADOLESCENTS CERTIFIED SCHOOL-BASED TRAINING SEMINAR COURSE OUTLINE (TENTATIVE) 

Tentative Schedule (PDF)

PRESENTER:
Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson

Associate Clinical Professor, UCLA
Founder and Director, UCLA PEERS® Clinic
Director, The Help Group-UCLA Autism Research Alliance
Training Director, UCLA Tarjan Center UCEDD
UCLA PEERS® Clinic
Website: www.semel.ucla.edu/peers
Phone: 310-267-3377
Email:peersclinic@ucla.edu
Facebook and Twitter: UCLA PEERS

Day 1

Training 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Introduction, Research Overview, Getting Started, PEERS® Lessons 1-2
9:00 – 9:30 AM
Introduction

9:30 – 10:00 AM
Overview of Agenda & Materials

10:00 – 11:00 AM
Research Overview Part I

11:00 – 11:15 AM
Break

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Research Overview Part II

12:30 – 1:30 PM
Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 PM
Getting Started (p. 1)
Organization of the Manuals and Parent Book (p. 2)
Daily & Weekly Lesson Formats (p. 2)
Composition of the Class (p. 6)
Required Personnel, Physical Facilities, & Materials Needed (p. 7)
Teaching Methods & Behavioral Management Techniques (p. 9)
Parents as Social Coaches (p. 13)
Tracking Progress (p. 14)

2:30 – 3:30 PM
PEERS® Lesson 1: Introduction and Trading Information (p. 21)
Day One: Introduction (p. 24)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Trading Information (Role-Plays) (p. 28)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 35)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity – Jeopardy (p. 39)
Parent Handout (p. 44)

3:30 – 3:45 PM
Break

3:45 – 5:00 PM
PEERS® Lesson 2: Two-Way Conversations (p. 49)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 51)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Two-Way Conversations (Role-Plays) (p. 53)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 66)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity – Jeopardy (p. 70)
Parent Handout (p. 74)

Day 2

Training 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

PEERS® Lessons 3-8

9:00 – 10:00 AM
PEERS® Lesson 3: Electronic Communication (p. 77)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 78)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Electronic Communication (Role-Plays) (p. 80)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 94)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity – Jeopardy (p. 98)
Parent Handout (p. 103)

10:00 – 11:00 AM
PEERS® Lesson 4: Choosing Appropriate Friends (p. 107)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 109)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Choosing Appropriate Friends (p. 111)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 117)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity - Personal Items (p. 121)
Parent Handout (p. 125)

11:00 – 11:15 AM
Break

11:15 AM – 12:30
PM PEERS® Lesson 5: Appropriate Use of Humor (p. 131)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 133)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Appropriate Use of Humor (Role-Plays) (p. 136)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 142)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity - Personal Items (p. 147)
Parent Handout (p. 151)

12:30 – 1:30 PM
Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 PM
PEERS® Lesson 6: Starting and Joining Conversations (p. 155)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 157)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Starting & Joining Convos (Role-Plays) (p. 160)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 170)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity - Joining Conversations (p. 176)
Parent Handout (p. 181)

2:30 – 3:30 PM
PEERS® Lesson 7: Exiting Conversations (p. 185)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 187)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Exiting Conversations (Role-Plays) (p. 191)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 204)
Day Four: Teen Activity - Joining and Exiting Conversations (p. 210)
Day Five: Teen Activity - Joining and Exiting Conversations (p. 214)
Parent Handout (p. 218)

3:30 – 3:45 PM
Break

3:45 – 5:00 PM
PEERS® Lesson 8: Good Sportsmanship (p. 221)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 223)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Good Sportsmanship (Role-Plays) (p. 226)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 231)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity - Good Sportsmanship (p. 236)
Parent Handout (p. 241)

Day 3

Training 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

9:00 – 10:00 AM
PEERS® Lesson 9: Get-Togethers (p. 245)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 247)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Get-Togethers (Role-Plays) (p. 250)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 260)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity - Get-Togethers & Good Sport (p. 266)
Parent Handout (p. 271)

10:00 – 10:45 AM
PEERS® Lesson 10: Handling Arguments (p. 277)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 279)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Handling Arguments (p. 281)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 288)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity - Get-Togethers & Good Sport (p. 292)
Parent Handout (p. 296)

10:45 – 11:00 AM
Break

11:00 – 11:45 AM
PEERS® Lesson 11: Changing Reputations (p. 299)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 301)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Changing Reputations (p. 303)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 307)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity - Get-Togethers & Good Sport (p. 310)
Parent Handout (p. 314)

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
PEERS® Lesson 12: Handling Teasing and Embarrassing Feedback (p. 317)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 320)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson –Teasing and Embarrassing Feedback (p. 322)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 329)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity - Good Sportsmanship Outdoors (p. 333)
Parent Handout (p. 337)

12:30 – 1:30 PM
Lunch

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
PEERS® Lesson 13: Avoiding Physical Bullying (p. 341)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 343)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Avoiding Physical Bullying (p. 346)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 351)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity - Good Sportsmanship Outdoors (p. 354)
Parent Handout (p. 358)

2:30 – 3:30 PM
PEERS® Lesson 14: Handling Cyber Bullying (p. 361)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 363)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Handling Cyber Bullying (p. 366)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 370)
Days Four and Five: Teen Activity - Good Sportsmanship Outdoors (p. 374)
Parent Handout (p. 378)

3:30 – 3:45 PM
Break

3:45 – 4:30 PM
PEERS® Lesson 15: Minimizing Rumors and Gossip (p. 381)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 382)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Minimizing Rumors and Gossip (p. 385)
Day Three: Lesson Review and Behavioral Rehearsal (p. 393)
Day Four and Five: Teen Activity - Good Sportsmanship Outdoors (p. 398)
Parent Handout (p. 402)

4:30 – 5:00 PM
PEERS® Lesson 16: Final Review, Post-Testing, and Graduation (p. 405)
Day One: Homework Review (p. 407)
Day Two: Didactic Lesson – Final Review (p. 410)
Days Three and Four: Post-Test Assessment (p. 414)
Day Five: Graduation Party and Ceremony (p. 416)
Parent Handout (p. 419)