PEERS® Social Skills 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.
Next group starts: Spring/Summer 2022
Group runs for: 14 weeks (Tuesdays at 6 pm)
Cost: $80/week (for both teen and parent)
Learn more about PEERS® groups and if they'd be the right fit for you.
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
Entering and Exiting conversations
Using humor appropriately
Being a good sport
Changing a bad reputation
Handling teasing and bullying