Supporting Healthy Friendships
This slide deck and companion tip sheet provide information on how to help Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to understand the importance of healthy friendships and how to help the individuals they support learn about healthy friendships.
What Do I Like to Do?
Five Steps to New Making Friends
Making New Friends
Many people are shy or unsure of how to approach a new person. They might lack confidence, because they don’t know what to do or say. DSPs can use this role-playing activity with the individuals they support to practice meeting new people to build up confidence.
Talking about Close Relationships
Last modified: December 16, 2020