PEERS®

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PEERS® Social Skills Group for Teens

The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is a 14-week evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated teens in middle and high school (ages 12-18) who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends. Parent participation is required.

Is PEERS® right for you?

  • high-functioning ASD
  • 12-18 years of age
  • desire to socialize with others
  • appropriate behaviour in a group setting

At PEERS® you will learn how to:

  • use appropriate conversational skills
  • find common interests by trading information
  • appropriately use humour
  • enter and exit conversations between peers
  • handle rejection, teasing, and bullying
  • handle rumours and gossip
  • be a good host during get-togethers
  • make phone calls to friends
  • choose appropriate friends
  • be a good sport
  • handle arguments and disagreements
  • change a bad reputation

How much does this program cost and where will it be held?

The fee for the 14-week program is $335. The location will rotate between Brant, Halton, and Hamilton depending on where the most interest is shown.

How to register for PEERS®:

Sessions begin Fall 2019. To learn more about the PEERS® program and to let us know of your interest, please email peers@woodview.ca

What if my child is over 18 years of age?

PEERS® for Young Adults may be offered if there is interest. Please email us at peers@woodview.ca

Download the flyer:

PEERS Social Skills Program – Flyer May 2019-compressed

Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services
69 Flatt Road
Burlington, ON L7P 0T3

Halton: (905) 689-4727
Hamilton: (905) 689-4727
Brant: (519) 752-5308
Charitable Registration Number:
119303923RR0001

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