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
  • Sportsmanship
  • Perspective Taking
  • Bullying/Teasing
  • Listening and Following Directions
  • Teamwork/Compromising
  • Being Flexible and “Going with the Flow”
  • Anger and Frustration Management
  • Impulse Control
  • Expressing Emotions Appropriately