Talkabout for Teenagers is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for older children and young adults with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties.

It is a complete group work resource that offers a hierarchical approach, with ready-made material to assist teaching social and relationship skills specifically to older children and young adults.

Resources include:

  • an assessment framework
  • planning and evaluation forms
  • 37 structured session guides focussing on self-awareness and self-esteem, body language, conversational skills, friendship skills and assertiveness
  • all the supplementary handouts and images needed to deliver the sessions.

This second edition is presented with full-colour illustrations and handouts, and includes a new introduction by Alex Kelly reflecting on her own experiences of using the resources since they were first developed.

chapter |7 pages


chapter |6 pages

Initial Assessment

chapter 1|40 pages

Talkabout Me

chapter 2|30 pages

Talkabout Body Language

chapter 3|34 pages

Talkabout Talking

chapter 4|56 pages

Talkabout Friends

chapter 5|44 pages

Talkabout Assertiveness

chapter |5 pages

Group Cohesion Activities

chapter |7 pages