How To Know If My Child Needs A Social Skills Group?

How To Know if your Child Needs a Social Skills Group?

Does your Child?

  • Experience challenges making or keeping friends
  • Have poor communication skills
  • Have troubles with teasing or social shunning
  • Exhibit anxiety or shyness
  • Have difficulty asserting him/herself with peers
  • Have difficulty making eye contact with others
  • Display impulsive behaviors or frustration
  • Have difficulty acting “appropriately” with others

Social skills groups are beneficial for children who have:

  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Oppositional Behaviors
  • Asperger’s Disorder
  • Poor Communication Skills
  • Difficulty Making Friends
  • Troubles with Teasing
  • Debilitating Shyness
  • Difficulty Asserting Themselves with Peers

Skills work in our social skills groups is targeted to aid the specific needs of the children who attend, as well as general skills to enhance interpersonal relationships including:

  • Active Listening
  • Conversation Skills
  • Emotional Recognition and Expression Skills
  • Empathy building
  • Problem Solving
  • Anger Management
  • Relaxation Skills
  • Dealing with Teasing/Bullying
  • Being a Good Sport