Mondays

Sensory Play Social Skills   (Ages 5-7)  4-5 pm, 8 weeks (4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/ 8, 5/15, 5/22)

This group is geared towards children who need support with peer interaction, focusing on positive social behavior, and social communication skills. Games, sensory based activities, and play are used to teach social skills. Emphasis is placed on playing with peers, learning how to enter and exit play, problem solving, taking turns, and cooperation. This group may be covered by health insurance and requires an initial assessment for participants new to the clinic.

Social Skills   (Ages 8-13)   5-6 pm, 8 weeks (4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/ 8, 5/15, 5/22)

This group focuses on  friendship, reducing anxiety, improving ability to manage feelings of frustration, and building confidence. Lessons and hands on activities help participants practice self reflection, self management, and social skills. This group may be covered by health insurance and requires an initial assessment for participants new to the clinic.

 

Wednesdays

Social Skills   (Ages 8-13)   4:30-5:30 pm, 8 weeks  (4/ 5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24)

This group focuses on  friendship, reducing anxiety, improving ability to manage feelings of frustration, and building confidence. Lessons and hands on activities help participants practice self reflection, self management, and social skills. This group may be covered by health insurance and requires an initial assessment for participants new to the clinic.

Meet and Greet Social Skills  (Ages 14-18)  5:45-6:45 pm, 8 weeks  (4/ 5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24)

This teen group builds social connections and communication skills. Topics may include how to handle increased independence, bullying, and peer pressure. Individual group member concerns will also be addressed. Groups are built around an activity to create a relaxed environment to encourage open discussion of topics and to build age appropriate social interaction skills. This group may be covered by health insurance and requires an initial assessment for participants new to the clinic.

 

Thursdays

Social Skills (Ages 8-13)  5-6 pm,  8 weeks (4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25)

This group focuses on  friendship, reducing anxiety, improving ability to manage feelings of frustration, and building confidence. Lessons and hands on activities help participants practice self reflection, self management, and social skills. This group may be covered by health insurance and requires an initial assessment for participants new to the clinic.

 

Registration for Spring Social Skills Groups will open on February 13, 2017. Space is limited, so reserve your spot as soon as possible by calling (503) 352-0240. Registration will close at the end of the business day on March 6, 2017.

 

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