Non-Verbal Communication - Application of Research: Social Skills Training

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Application of Research: Social Skills Training

The study of NVC has led to a better understanding of how people interact socially. It has identified what makes people deal better with others. Social Skills Training has come out of recent research. This works on the assumption that NVC is learnt, as shown in the Social Learning Theory.

SST gives help to those who need help coping in certain situations. It can give someone help to stand up for themselves in situations without using agressive body language.

SST was first used to help psychiatric patients to cope but is now widely used to train people in occupations

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