Therapeutic Groups and Social Skills

AOWL Therapy Services offers individual and group services for individuals. Our focus is to provide each individual an opportunity to participate in unique experiences for personal growth and wellness. Our dedicated team has developed therapeutic groups to address the needs of our community. Groups will rotate on an 8-week offering and will target areas to increase the skill development of each individual, while offering connection and support.

See offerings below and contact Karla at therapyservices@aowl.org with questions or to register.

The Group Therapy registration form can be found here.


  • Therapeutic Groups

    Therapeutic Groups

    Friendship Skills Group – This 8 week group is designed to provide an opportunity to practice and improve friendship and social skills in a safe setting. Topics include developing communication skills, boundaries with friends, impulse control and how to manage non-preferred activities, and problem solving. This group is for individuals grades 5 - 8, and will be offered in person. Please inquire about options to join virtually.

    Cost for Group: $600 (Insurance is accepted)

    Group Offered: Wednesdays for 8 weeks (beginning June 17, 2020) from 3:00-4:00pm.


    Friendship Group – This 8 week group is designed to provide an opportunity to practice and improve social skills in a safe setting while increasing friendship skills.  The group will be less structured to allow more time processing and sharing experiences regarding weekly topics. This group is for individuals grades 9 -12 and will be offered in person.  Please inquire about options to join virtually.  

    Cost for Group: $600 (Insurance is accepted)

    Group Offered: Wednesdays for 8 weeks (beginning June 17, 2020) from 8:00-9:00am.


    COVID Support Group – This group is designed for children grades 5 - 8 grade who will gather to process feelings related to COVID-19. Areas of focus include losses experienced during the quarantine (end of school year, trips, clubs and connection with others), how to manage loneliness, anxiety and adjusting to “new way of life.  The group will be offered in person. Please inquire about options to join virtually. 

    Cost for Group: $600 (Insurance is accepted)

    Group Offered: Tuesdays for 8 weeks (beginning June 16, 2020) from 3:00-4:00pm.

     

  • Social Skills

    Social Skills

    In-Person Social Skills Groups - Grades 5th - 12th

    In This 6-week (Two 3-week sessions) social skills class is an in-person afternoon program designed for students to engage in unique learning opportunities to increase positive social interactions. The course will target skill building in the areas of relationship building, social thinking and understanding, communication skills and behavior management.

        Dates Times Grades Price
    Session 1 & 2 Week 1-6
     
     
    June 8th - June 26th and June 29th - July 17th
    12:30pm - 3:00pm M-F

    5-12

     
     

    Individualized program tailored to student needs

    $1,500 per session

    Virtual Social Skills Groups - Grades 5th - 12th

    This 6-week (Two 3-week sessions) social skills class is a virtual afternoon program designed for students to engage in unique learning opportunities to increase positive social interactions. The course will target skill building in the areas of relationship building, social thinking and understanding, communication skills and behavior management.

        Dates Times Grades Price
    Session 1 & 2 Week 1-6
     
    June 8th - June 26th and June 29th - July 17th
    12:30pm - 1:30pm M-F

    5-12

     

    Broken up into age-appropriate groups

    $600 per session

    Please contact Kaitlin.Walsh@aowl.org for more information or to register for these summer social skills groups.