PEERS® Social Skills 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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Next group starts: TBD based on interest

Group runs for: 16 weeks (Tuesdays at 6 pm) 

Cost: $80/week (for both participant and coach) 

Learn more about PEERS® groups and if they'd be the right fit for you.

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.

​Adolescents will learn:

  • Developing and maintaining friendships

  • Conversation skills

  • Entering and exiting conversations

  • Electronic communication

  • Using humour appropriately

  • Organizing get-togethers

  • Dating skills

  • Handling disagreements

  • Handling dating pressure

  • Handling bullying