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Charisma Virtual Social Training

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

Charisma™ is a flexible virtual training platform combined with live, interactive social coaching. Trained experts teach cognitive strategies to enhance the way individuals think, work and thrive socially.

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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 IN JUST 10 HOURS

Charisma is a proprietary program based on our research that shows real world results such as:

  • 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 decreased social anxiety

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 difficulty connecting to others related to a diagnosed neurodevelopmental difference such as ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Social Anxiety and other social, emotional or behavioral challenges

Educational Systems, Transition Programs and Treatment Centers who:

  • Are looking for a social-emotional learning program that is not one-size-fits-all
  • Are searching for a partner to train teachers, specialists, and staff in strategies that work
  • Are needing an evidence based social training that is researched supported, clinician driven and parent/teacher approved

WHAT DOES THE TRAINING INCLUDE?

A 10 Session Personalized Social Coaching Experience that:

  • Starts with a complimentary consultation to set up each individual for success
  • Is remotely accessible from a home, school, or organization’s computer
  • Allows time for tech check and meet-and-greet with a Charisma Coach
  • Delivers meaningful social interactions tailored to each individuals’ unique needs
  • Teaches science-based strategies that boost social brainhealth and performance
  • Provides relevant, customized feedback in real time by a live Charisma Coach
  • Includes a personalized summary of social strengths, weaknesses, and progress
  • Offers on-going, booster sessions once the 10-hour training has been completed

HOW CAN I GET STARTED OR LEARN MORE?

Connect for a Complimentary Consultation:

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Contact a Charisma Coach with Questions:

Aimee Herron-Troy
Aimee.Herron@utdallas.edu
(972) 883-3241

Register for an Upcoming Charisma Informational Webinar:

Join us online for a complementary 30-minute parent presentation with a Charisma Coach. Tour our virtual world, ask questions and learn more.

Register for webinar on December 2 at 9 AM
Register for webinar on December 2 at 12 PM (noon)

Register for webinar on February 3 at 9 AM
Register for webinar on February 3 at 12 PM (noon)

Register for webinar on March 3 at 9 AM
Register for webinar on March 3 at 12 PM (noon)

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RESEARCHED HERE – DEVELOPED HERE

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 – 2020, Epic Games, Inc. All rights reserved.