Summer 2018 Programs

SOCIAL SUPPORT FOR GIRLS 9-12 YEARS OLD*
Making and Maintaining Healthy Relationships

Would your child benefit from support navigating relationships? Does your child struggle to manage difficulties with friendships and social situations? If so, consider including your child in our upcoming Girls Group. This group encourages practice with new skills to support friendships and improve social skills.

KID CONNECT: SKOKIE
Social Skills Group for Children

KID CONNECT, a social skills group for boys and girls ages 5-8 years old, focuses on strengthening your child’s relationships through activities that enhance the skills needed to make and keep friends.

ART CONNECT: WEST ROGERS PARK
Expressive Art Therapy Group for Children

The expressive arts provide opportunities for self-expression, social connection, and exploration of emotional experience. This group is co-ed and designed for children entering 4th-6th grade.

HINAYNEE SUMMER GROUP FOR CHILDREN 8-12 YEARS OLD*
Promoting emotional growth and social development

Hinaynee (“Here I am”) Summer Group is a trauma-sensitive therapy group that supports children as they work towards navigating friendships and regulating emotions. (*Groups are divided by age) This program will provide therapeutic activities in a group setting that reflect many of the peer environments that children are faced with in school, camp and extracurricular activities.

PRE-TEEN AND ADOLESCENT GIRLS GROUP FOR GIRLS 12-14 YEARS OLD
Strengthening relationships, Strengthening voices 

Girls are faced with many challenges as they manage friendships and relationships during their pre-teen and teenage years. Past experiences of bullying, stress, conflict, and violations of trust further complicate the struggles that come up for girls as they work to make and maintain healthy friendships and relationships. 

CAMP FIREFLY
Unique summer camp experience for boys and girls

Camp Firefly provides unique, life-enriching overnight camp experiences for children, teens and young adults on the Autism Spectrum and with other social challenges who oftentimes have difficulty connecting with peers and navigating social situations. 

HANDWRITING BOOST
Engaging activities to target handwriting skills

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

TODDLER PLAY GROUP
Encouraging early interactions

This group focuses on participating in circle time and engaging in play time activites.

FRIENDS CLUB (PEER GROUP)
Hands-on learning using play based activities

Does your child have difficulty finding their footing with peers? Consider enrolling your child in this group based on Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking approach.