PEERS® for Adolescents

PEERS® for adolescents is an evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated teens between the ages of 12 and 17 who are interested in making and keeping friends and/or handling conflict and rejection. 

Teens and parents attend 14-weekly group sessions for 90-minutes per week

Teens are taught social skills through didactic lessons and role-play demonstrations, and practice these skills during group socialization activities.

Parents attend separate sessions simultaneously and are taught how to assist their teens in making and keeping friends. 

Parent (or alternative social coach) participation is required. 

 

 

Adolescents will learn: 

  • Developing and maintaining friendships

  • Conversation skills

  • Entering and Exiting conversations

  • Electronic Communication

  • Using humor appropriately

  • Organizing get-togethers

  • Being a good sport

  • Handling disagreements

  • Changing a bad reputation 

  • Handling teasing and bullying

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Virtual Sessions now Available

When does the next group start: TBD based on registration

How long does the group run for: 14 weeks (Tuesdays)

How much does it cost: $80/week (covers both adolescent and parent)

How do I get more information? Click the link below to schedule a consult

 https://calendly.com/progressivesteps/peers

PEERS® for Young Adults

PEERS® for Young Adults is an evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated adults who are interested in making and keeping friends and/or developing romantic relationships 

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Young adults and social coaches attend 16-week group sessions for 90-minutes per week. 

Young Adults are taught social skills through didactic lessons and role-play demonstrations, and practice these skills during group socialization activities.

Social coaches attend separate sessions simultaneously and are taught how to assist young adults in making and keep friends and/or dating.

Young Adults will learn: 

  • Developing and maintaining friendships

  • Conversation skills

  • Entering and Exiting conversations

  • Electronic Communication

  • Using humor appropriately

  • Organizing get-togethers

  • Dating skills

  • Handling disagreements

  • Handling dating pressure

  • Handling bullying

When does the next group start: January 11, 2022 - Tuesday's @ 6 pm

How long does the group run for: 16 weeks 

How much does it cost: $80/week (Cover both participant and social coach)

Where: Viturally via zoom 

How do I get more information? click the link below to schedule a free consult

https://calendly.com/progressivesteps/peers

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