Social Saplings II: (ages 6-7) This social skills group is designed for children in the first grade who may present with emotional, behavioral and/or social difficulties. Social skill topics are addressed through facilitated instruction and social practice opportunities through game play. Topics may include: initiating and sustaining social communication, developing organization skills, self-help skills, functional, and cooperative peer/group play skills, group skills (attending, sharing, and following group directions), socio-emotional skills (e.g. identifying, and expressing feelings, moods, and emotions), the acquisition of self-regulation skills, and developing community prosocial behaviors. Sessions are scheduled weekly for 1 hour/15 minutes.
Parent Program: included in the cost per session is a 75-minute monthly parent workshop during one social skills session each month. Workshop agendas are based on topics raised by participants, as well as the facilitator relating to child development, emotional, behavioral and social skill development, and the strategies and interventions to promote positive parenting skills.
Session Schedule: Wednesdays 4:00-5:15 Parent Program Schedule: 2nd Wednesday of every month
Please note: free childcare in the waiting room will be available during all parent workshop sessions.
Program Cost: $55 per session. Parents are invoiced at the beginning of every month based on the number of sessions for that month.