Virtual PEERS for Teens
January 26 - May 3
Virtual PEERS® for Teens
Wednesdays (Teens & Parents) 6:30 – 8 PM
Starting week of January 25th and ending week of May 3rd, 2021
PEERS® (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills) is a 16-week, 90-minute, evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated teens in high school who are interested in making and keeping friends. During each group session, teens are taught important social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills in each session during socializaion activities. Parents attend separate 90-minute sessions and are taught how to assist their teens in making and keeping friends by helping to expand their teen’s social network and providing feedback through coaching during weekly socialization homework assignments. Tuition is $1600 and enrollment is limited.
*Parent participation is required.
**Initial intake appointment is required & teen must be accepted into the program.
Teens Will Learn
Conversational Skills, Strategies for Handling Peer Pressure, Appropriate Use of Humor, Electronic Communication, and Peer Entry & Exiting Skills, Handling Teasing, Bullying, Arguments and Disagreements with Peers, Good Sportsmanship, and Having Appropriate Get-Togethers with Friends
LOCATION: Via HIPAA-secure Zoom accounts through Department of Hearing and Speech Clinic
For more information, go to http://umdteenpeers.weebly.com/