Fall 2018 Programs

For Children and Teens

TODDLER PLAY GROUP
Encourages early interactions, and focuses on participating in circle time and engaging in play time activities.

SOCIAL SKILLS PLAY GROUP 
Focuses on the development of language and social skills, along with building play and friendship.

HANDWRITING GROUP 
Fun, engaging activities are used to target each child's fine motor, bilateral coordination, visual-motor and handwriting skills.

FRIENDS CLUB/PEER GROUP
Does your child have difficulty finding his/her footing with peer groups?  Does your child struggle to pick up on social cues from others?  This group allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, games and discussion to help form and maintain friendships

PRESCHOOL SOCIALIZATION GROUP
Therapeutic social skills group for children with an emphasis on emotional regulation and social development.

EXPRESSIVE ARTS GROUP
An expressive arts group for children and teens who struggle with self-expression, connection and emotional regulation.

GROUP HINAYNEE "HERE I AM”
A therapeutic socialization group for children with an emphasis on emotional regulation and social development. Groups are separated by gender.

G.I.R.L. (GIRLS IN REAL LIFE)
Ages 9-11 Group
Ages 12-14 Group

G.I.R.L. is an ongoing therapy group for female identified children and teens with an emphasis on empowering girls to build strengths and process struggles related to friendship, confidence and complicated life stressors. Groups are separated by age.
(In collaboration with Response Center for Teens)

KID CONNECT
A social skills group for children with an emphasis on identifying feelings, managing frustration and cooperating with others.

GROUP FIREFLY
A social skills group for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

LEVEL UP: A GROUP FOR GAMERS
A group for teens who want to meet and form relationships with other gamers their ages and discuss the impact of gaming on their lives.

For Parents

GIRL DRAMA
Your daughter comes home from school upset and crying. You wonder, what should I do? Call her friends parents? Talk with her teacher?  What will this do to my friendship with other moms?  What if my daughter is the one being mean? Learn how to move toward being the best parent you can be.

RAISING EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY BOYS
You want to raise an emotionally healthy boy but what does that mean? Learn with Tracey Lipsig Kite, social worker and parent, how to move toward being the best parent you can be.

PARENT BOOK CLUB: “THE GIFT OF FAILURE”
Raising children has always been demanding, and our current culture has its own challenges (social media, competition, culture of protecting kids from discomfort).  Meet monthly with other parents, using “The Gift of Failure” by Jessica Lahey for discussion.

KIDS & TECHNOLOGY – WHAT'S A PARENT TO DO?
This free event will be led by a social worker and rabbi – both parents – and will discuss the current knowledge of the impact of technology on kids and parents, and how can that inform our parenting choices.

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