UCLA PEERS® Clinic

Social Skills Group for Teens

PEERS® (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills) is a 16-week evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated teens in middle and 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 and practice them in session during socialization activities. Parents attend a separate class at the same time in how to coach their teens during the week to fulfill class assignments. 

 

Enrollment is limited. Parent participation is required.

Your Teen Will Learn How to

♦ Use appropriate conversational skills                      ♦ Choose the right friends

♦ Find common interests by trading information      ♦ Communicate successfully on the phone

♦ Use humor appropriately                                        ♦ Host successful get-togethers

♦ Enter and exit conversations gracefully                   ♦ Develop good sportsmanship habits

♦ Handle rejection, teasing, and bullying                  ♦ Resolve arguments and disagreements

♦ Deal with rumors and gossip                                  ♦ Change a bad reputation

 

PEERS may be appropriate for teens with autism, attention problems, depression, anxiety, and other social and behavioral issues.  

For enrollment information, please contact Charles Wintner at (818) 880-4599 or email: cfwintner@gmail.com