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Charisma Virtual Social Training

VIRTUAL TRAINING TO HELP YOU NAVIGATE SOCIAL SITUATIONS IN THE REAL WORLD

Charisma™ is a virtual social training platform that teaches social strategies to enhance the way individuals think, work and thrive socially. It provides the flexibility our trained experts require to teach these strategies effectively.

Youth (8-18 Yrs) Adults More Information

How far could you go, if you could improve your ability to…?

Initiate and maintain
conversations
Navigate peer
relationships
Identify emotions
and intentions
Manage confrontation
and peer pressure
Integrate social skills
into daily life

TRAINING THAT WORKS

Charisma is a proprietary program based on our research that shows:

  • Significant gains in social abilities like recognizing emotions of others, understanding intentions of others and developing social relationships
  • Increased ability to focus on social cues, block distracting information, and recognize key information needed to build conversations
  • Improved social confidence and decrease in social anxiety
  • More frequent and meaningful social interactions

WHO CAN BENEFIT?

Youth 8+ and Adults Who:

  • Withdraw or become isolated in social settings
  • Combat fear in starting or maintaining a conversation
  • Struggle with working in groups and negotiating with peers
  • Have trouble expressing positive emotions to others
  • Experience social challenges connecting to others related to a diagnosed neurodevelopmental difference such as ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder or social anxiety

RESEARCHED HERE – DEVELOPED HERE

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The Emerging Technologies Lab at the Center for BrainHealth developed Charisma, a flexible, virtual simulation platform combined with a cognitive training program, to help users increase their social adeptness.  Charisma leverages cutting-edge game development software to allow repeated – but novel – practice with real-time simulation of authentic, dynamic social interactions at varying levels of complexity.

Learn more about the development of Charisma

Charisma™ uses the Unreal® Engine. Unreal® is a trademark or registered trademark of Epic Games, Inc. in the United States of America and elsewhere. Unreal® Engine, Copyright 1998 – 2019, Epic Games, Inc. All rights reserved.