Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®)
The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is a manualized, evidence-based, social skills training intervention for youth with social challenges, which has strong evidence for use with adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorder, but is also appropriate for adolescents and young adults with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and other socioemotional problems.
Lesson topics include:
- How to have an appropriate two-way conversation
- How to start, join, and exit a conversation appropriately
- How to appropriately introduce yourself to others
- How to find common interests by trading information
- How to choose appropriate friends
- How to use humor appropriately
- How to make phone calls to friends
- How to plan a get-together
- How to handle arguments and show good sportsmanship
- How to handle teasing, gossip, rejection and bullying
- How to change a bad reputation
Click here to learn more about the PEERS® program
We are currently offering PEERS® Social-Skills Mini sessions, which are four 1-hour sessions over 4 weeks. Groups run year round based on demand and enrolment.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all groups are currently being facilitated online.
Please contact us to inquire about upcoming groups and to get on a waitlist for registration.