logo

Does Your Child Struggle with Making Friends? Join Our Social Skills Groups to Help Them Thrive!

Jun 19, 2024
misc image

Does Your Child Struggle with Making Friends? Join Our Social Skills Groups to Help Them Thrive!

Are you concerned about your child's ability to make friends and navigate social situations?

Does your little one have difficulty expressing emotions, taking turns, or understanding personal space?

Do you find your child often feels left out or struggles to join group activities?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, our Social Skills Group for kids aged 4-7 is the perfect solution to help your child build essential social skills in a fun and supportive environment.

At Joy Mental Fitness, we understand the importance of social development during early childhood.

That's why we are excited to offer our Social Skills Groups, specifically designed to provide targeted support through engaging activities, games, and role-playing exercises. Each session focuses on a specific skill set, ensuring your child receives comprehensive training tailored to their developmental needs.

Session Topics:

  • Session 1: Introduction and Smooth Transitions

    • Topics Covered: Introducing Oneself, Making Eye Contact, Handling Transitions Smoothly

    Session 2: Politeness and Personal Space

    • Topics Covered: Using Polite Words, Understanding Non-Verbal Cues, Respecting Personal Space

    Session 3: Compliments, Apologies, and Help

    • Topics Covered: Giving and Receiving Compliments, Apologizing Sincerely, Asking for Help Appropriately

    Session 4: Following Instructions and Working in Groups

    • Topics Covered: Listening and Following Instructions, Understanding and Respecting Rules, Following Group Instructions

    Session 5: Emotions and Frustration Management

    • Topics Covered: Understanding and Expressing Emotions, Dealing with Frustration, Recognizing Others' Feelings

    Session 6: Social Interaction and Confidence Building

    • Topics Covered: Initiating Play, Encouraging Others, Expressing Preferences, Handling Criticism, Being a Good Sport, Building Confidence, Using Positive Self-Talk

Why Choose Our Social Skills Groups?

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Our 8-session program covers a wide range of essential social skills, from making eye contact and taking turns in conversations to understanding and expressing emotions.
  • Interactive Learning: Through fun activities like role-playing, group games, and crafts, children learn and practice important social behaviors in a relaxed setting.
  • Expert Guidance: Our sessions are led by Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) and Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) who specialize in child development and behavior.
  • Personalized Attention: We ensure each child receives the attention they need to grow and thrive, fostering a safe and inclusive environment.
  • Proven Techniques: Our approach integrates practical strategies such as role modeling, role playing, and games, making learning enjoyable and effective.

Program Details:

  • Week 1: July 15, July 17, & July 19
    Week 2: July 22, July 24, & July 26
    1:30 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.
    $550/week
    Milton Avenue School, Chatham, NJ

Our Social Skills Groups provide a unique opportunity for your child to develop the social competencies they need to succeed.

With expert guidance, personalized attention, and a fun, supportive environment, your child will gain confidence and essential skills that will benefit them for a lifetime.

Contact Us Today:

Don’t let your child miss out on this opportunity to develop crucial social skills. Enroll now and watch your child grow in confidence and social ability!

Contact Us

Additional Blogs

half brain is white and the other half is colorful

What Are Intrusive Thoughts and How Can You Manage Them?

Jul 16, 2024

Continue reading →
a person with fear emotion

How to Break the Cycle of a Panic Attack

Jul 09, 2024

Continue reading →
running feet

The Science Behind Why Exercise Reduces Symptoms of Depression

Jul 02, 2024

Continue reading →
rainbow

Understanding the Impact of Discrimination and Minority Stress on LGBTQ+ Mental Health

Jun 25, 2024

Continue reading →