This children’s group is for kids ages 9 to 12. This childrens group will not only be very educational, but also very interactive. It is designed to be very fun for all who attend. This group will last for 6 weeks and address the following topics:
- Building self-esteem,
- Developing a positive self-image,
- Health and wellness,
- Stress management for kids,
- Handling peer pressure
- Making and keeping friends.
Group Leader: Melissa Joseph, LCSW.
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Social Skills Group
This children’s group is for kids ages 9 to 12. This childrens group is designed for children that have delays in social functioning, or require additional guidance with social skills. The goal of this group is to help children develop and polish t social/emotional skills and to prime their independent functioning skills. This group includes practicing/modeling, group activities, self-assessments, exercises to utilize outside of group, and discussions. In this group, children will build self-confidence by learning to manage stress with new skills. Social Skills Group is designed to help kids learn the following skills:
- Beginning and advanced social skills
- Skills for dealing with emotions
- Assertiveness skills as alternatives to aggression
- Skills for dealing with stress
- Planning/Independent functioning skills
Group Leader: Brandie Remke, LCSW
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Before your child begins attending group sessions, you will have an opportunity to meet with the group leader in order to discuss relevant medical, social, emotional, and academic history regarding your child. You will also be able to discuss any concerns or aks questions that you may have about your child’s participation in this group.