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Social Skills Training

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Our social skills training help individuals function more effectively in social situations and cultivates skills needed to create positive interactions with others. Delivered at one of our behavioral health treatment centers, we offer age-based groups for kids, preteens, teens, and young adults. Our groups are conducted in a comfortable setting where individuals with developmental disabilities can develop and practice their social skills with peers on a regular basis.

Social skills training focuses on:

  • School readiness
  • Socialization in natural play/natural interaction/collaborative environments
  • Following group instructions
  • Appropriate social behaviors in a community setting
  • Assertiveness/anti-bullying strategies

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