autism advanced skills

Chill Plus

Chill Plus has been designed for participants are looking to consolidate, extend and generalize their emerging social skills. 

The foundations are laid in the 10-week Chill Foundation program and now it’s time to practise and apply the basics in a million and one social scenarios! Chill Plus is the natural follow on from the foundation program where particpants take their newly acquired skills to a real-world level.

Chill Plus uses more advanced modes of sociodrama and social skill scripting to focus on storytelling and the use of anecdotes in conversations. 

About

Program focus
  • Consolidate emerging Chill skills from foundation program
  • Generalise Chill skills in more complex social scenarios
  • Telling anecdotes
  • Sarcasm
  • Social currency
  • Double meanings
  • Common saying & their meanings
  • Organising a get-together
  • Difficult people
  • Using Chill skills to get what you need
  • First impressions
  • Boring conversations
  • Respecting difference
  • Small talk
  • Social stamina
  • Conversation starters and enders
  • Perspective checking
  • Social scruples
The benefits
  • Growing repertoire of personal stories and anecdotes
  • Increased self confidence
  • Improved self insight
  • Reduced social isolation
  • Long-term friendship building with peer mentors and fellow participants
autism advanced skills
autism advanced skills

The details

Dates 2022

Term 1  24 January – 1 April
Term 2  18 April – 24 June
Term 3  11 July – 16 September
Term 4  3 October – 9 December

Times

Wednesdays
12:30pm – 3:00pm or
2:00pm – 4:30pm
or
Thursdays
10:00am – 12:30pm or
2:00pm – 4:30pm

Venue

Chill Studio
29 Rogers Street
West End Q 4101

Cost

$1750.00 per term