Social Skills Program

Therapeutic Social Skills Programs

 

Social Skills Program

Therapeutic Social Skills Programs

 

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Therapeutic Social Skills Programs for children, teens, and young adults with virtually all levels of learning disabilities, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders including Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS, anxiety, depression, NVLD, OCD, ODD, mood disorders, and other socialization challenges.

Our Therapeutic Social Skills Programs are created to empower children, teens, and young adults in groups between ages 5 through adult.

Please visit our Summer Programs page for specific information about our summer programs.

A note on insurance:

Please be aware that the Support for Students Growth Center offers multidisciplinary interventions that do not fit standard medical procedure codes; therefore, our services are not reimbursable by medical insurers.

Our scientifically-based Therapeutic Social Skills Program focuses on verbal and non-verbal communication skills that may empower children and adolescents to improve in their ability to:

  • Read social cues and identify the perspective of others
  • Make eye contact and greet peers and adults appropriately
  • Initiate and maintain conversations with peers
  • Take turns and share with peers
  • Identify and verbalize feelings
  • Deal with negative feelings and peer pressure
  • Make connections between feelings, thoughts, and behaviors
  • Make and keep friends
  • Stop and think before reacting, and so much more!

Through modeling, discussion, role-playing, video-modeling and cooperative activities, participants work at developing and improving:

  • Flexibility and Frustration Tolerance
  • Attention and focus
  • Self-Esteem and Confidence
  • Impulse Control
  • Problem-solving Skills
  • Decision-making Skills
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Coping and Relaxation Skills
  • Conversation and Assertiveness Skills

Why choose our program?

Virtually all children, teens, and young adults who may benefit from a social skills group are welcome to participate in these sessions.We are centrally located at our new high-tech Boca Raton office, which is located adjacent to the Boca Town Center mall, at: 5458 Town Center Road, Suite 8, Boca Raton, FL 33486.

  • Our group sessions empower participants to interact with a group of appropriately matched peers
  • Each Session includes a lesson targeting identified skills, cooperative play time, and discussions organized to practice and enhance targeted skills
  • Fun social skills games, activities and projects are utilized to reinforce positive, appropriate behaviors that can be generalized to other settings
  • Parent are provided with a weekly topic update to increase the ability for generalization of targeted skills
  • Each session will have Ph.D. and Master’s level certified and trained Florida Certified Special Education teachers counselors, therapists or behaviorists as facilitator’s and co-facilitators.