Social Skills Objectives

The objectives of our Groups are twofold: (1) To provide instruction and practice in the Social Topics listed below; and (2) to provide a safe and supportive environment in which to socialize among peers. Both are equally important.

Topics:

Understanding and Managing Anger

Making and Keeping Friends

Taking Responsibility

Building Character

Conversation Skills

Responding to Teasing

Self-Assessment and Reflection

Replacing Ineffective Habits

Organizing and Planning

Understanding Social Contexts

Interacting with Girls and Women

Reading and Sending Social Cues

Other topics will be addressed as the facilitator sees fit, or as requested by parents or group members.