PEERS YOUNG ADULTS- TORONTO
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PEERS YOUNG ADULTS- TORONTO

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The Redpath Centre

40 Holly Street

#201

Toronto, ON M4S 3C3

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Autism Ontario in partnership with The Redpath Centre is proud to offer a Peers Group for Young Adults beginning in January 2017!

Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) for Young Adults (Ages 18-30+) is a 16-week evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated young adults, who are interested in learning skills to make and keep friends and develop romantic relationships. During each group session, young adults are taught important social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills.

Pre-requisites:

  • Have friendship problems
  • Young adults ages 18-30 years old; graduated from high school
  • Young adults must be interested in attending the program
  • Young adults must agree to participate voluntarily in the program
  • Young adults must have a consistent social coach willing to attend the program each week

TOPICS OF INSTRUCTION INCLUDE:

Conversational Skills

Dating Skills

Appropriate Use of Humour

Electronic Communication

Peer Entry and Exiting Skills

Having Appropriate Get-Togethers with Friends

Handling Teasing, Gossip, Bullying, and Arguments/Disagreements with Peers

Cost:
$322 for members
$644 for non-members

INSURANCE COVERAGE MAY BE APPLIED FOR THOSE WITH HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS


Peers Certified Facilitators:

Kevin Reinhardt (Psychologist) Sherri Parkins (Learning Strategist)


By registering for this event, the Toronto Family Support Coordinator will be in touch to schedule a screening appointment.

For more information, please contact our Toronto Family Support Coordinator at sinthea@autismontario.com or call 416-246-9592 ext 236.

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