SOCIAL SKILLS GROUP
SOCIAL SKILLS FOR ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS
Island Behavioral Health is offering the evidence-based UCLA PEERS Social Skills Group for Teens and Young Adults. Jordan Gibson, BCBA and Dr. Shawna Ueyama are both certified providers and will be holding sessions for participants and their parents.
Teens/Young Adults will learn to:
Improve conversation skills
Use common interests to build friendships
Manage teasing, bullying, peer pressure, and other social challenges
Use humor skillfully
Host a gettogether
Choose healthy friendships
Mend bad reputations
Handle conflict and disagreements
Understand nonverbal social cues
Find out if someone is romantically interested in you
Plan and go on dates
GREAT FOR ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS, DEPRESSION, ADHD, ANXIETY, AND OTHER SOCIAL OR BEHAVIORAL DIFFICULTIES.
NEXT GROUPS STARTING IN Summer 2021
Intakes: June 2021
Duration: approx. 16 weeks
Insurance accepted: HMSA, Alohacare, HMAA, UHA, and Kaiser (QUEST and commercial plans)*
Parent and teen sessions run simultaneously. Parent participation required
Location: 1019 Waimanu Street Suite 202 Honolulu, 96814
Telehealth options available to accommodate COVID-19 as well as outer-island clients.
If you are interested please call us at (808) 800-1195 or contact Shawna at
*Insurance will cover sessions if participant has an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis. Please contact us for more info if you have a different insurance carrier, as it may be possible to obtain coverage.