Parents are taught how to assist their teens in making and keeping friends in their group session and are expected to provide feedback to their teen through coaching during weekly socialization homework assignments.
The Research Finds…
Increased adolescent social skills and knowledge
Increased number and frequency of hosted “get-togethers”
Improved overall social skills including: cooperation, assertion and responsibility (parent reported)
Improved social responsiveness including: awareness, recognition and communication (parent reported)
A trend toward increased overall social skills (teacher reported)
What are the participation requirements?
Youth who struggle with making and keeping friends
Youth aged 10-14yrs (some flexibility, please contact Program Director for personal exceptions)
Youth must be interested in the program and attend voluntarily
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