Mask Off: High School Social Skills Group
This group is beneficial for teens who are shy, have difficulty making or maintaining friendships, or for teens who needs a social outlet.
This group will emphasize cooperative behaviors, social communication, and social problem solving. The group is a great tool for children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Social Anxiety, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
"Mask Off" is an open group that meets once a week for one hour. Please contact me if you feel your teen may be a good fit for a social skills group or if you have any questions.
Topics include, but are not limited to:
- Making a Good First Impression
- Making & Keeping Friends
- Thinking before Speaking (verbal filter)
- Improving Self-Esteem and Confidence
- Conversation Skills (verbal & nonverbal)
- Joining In with Peers
- Staying on Topic
- Asking Appropriate Questions
- Dealing with Peer Pressure
- Perspective Taking
- Listening and Following Directions
- Being Flexible and “Going with the Flow”
- Anger and Frustration Management
- Impulse Control
- Expressing Emotions Appropriately