PEERS for TeensCenter for Assessment and Treatment
: 8401 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 1000, Chevy Chase, MD 20815-5800
: Call CAAT at (240) 424-0184 for pricing
: Registration is required.
: Runs for 16 weeks starting in September, Tuesdays at 5pm
Contact: email@example.com or 240-424-0184
Event link: https://caatonline.com/peers/peers-for-teens/
CAAT PEERS® for Teens is a 16 week evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated teens in middle school or high school who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends. During each group session teens are taught important social skills through didactic instruction, live demonstrations by trained coaches, and extensive practice of these skills during real play activities (e.g. playing sports, board games, etc.) while receiving live individualized coaching from our clinical staff.
Parents attend weekly parent sessions, where they are taught how to assist their teen in making and keeping friends by providing feedback through coaching during weekly socialization homework assignments.
Topics of Instruction:
How to use appropriate conversational skills
How to find common interests by trading information
How to appropriately use humor
How to enter and exit conversations between peers
How to handle rejection, teasing, and bullying
How to be a good host during get-togethers
How to choose appropriate friends
How to be a good sport
How to handle arguments and disagreements
How to deal with peer pressure