Girl Talk – Fall 2020
DEVELOPING SOCIAL SKILLS & SELF-ESTEEM FOR GIRLS
FOR CHILDREN 7 THRU 9 YEARS OLD
Girl Talk is an effective small group therapy program focusing on helping young girls navigate social situations, negotiate peer interactions, and develop healthy friendships by targeting self-esteem, communication, and other pragmatic skills. Through the use of direct instruction, paired with multiple opportunities for practical application of learned skills, girls will learn the skills they need to successfully navigate the social world. Themed days, such as mock birthday parties or sleepovers, provide safe and motivating opportunities for girls to learn and grow. This program will include social communication and sensory motor activities in the sensory gym, games, art and concepts from Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking® curricula.
Develop verbal and non-verbal social skills via strategies for:
- Peer perspective taking
- Developing and maintaining friendships
- Conversation skills
- Teamwork & Problem solving
- Developing sensory-based strategies help manage stress/worries
- Developing negotiation, sharing and game skills with peers
When: Tuesdays, August 25th – December 8th
Time: 4:00 – 5:00pm
Total Cost: $100 per session
To register, submit an electronic form.
Children are expected to attend every session (barring illness), as the sessions build on each other and group dynamics are an important component. These services are billed as Occupational and/or Speech Therapy services and many parents receive partial reimbursement from their insurance companies.
If your child is not attending therapy sessions at Emerge, we will be in touch with you to set up a brief free screening to determine if this program is a good match for your child