Teen Workshops

Relationships Group for Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

June 6-August 1, 2018

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For: Adolescents (12-17 years old) on the Autism Spectrum who are struggling to develop and/or maintain healthy relationships and want to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to improve their peer relationships and overall social skills.

Where: Child and Family Agency, 190 Westbrook Rd. Essex CT. 06426

With: Caitlin Nuhn, MA

When: 8 week series June 6th-August 1st – Wednesday evenings 7:00PM-7:45PM

We will learn: Communication skills, social skills, setting and holding boundaries, conflict resolution, effectively navigating social situations

Additional information: One does not need to be a client at Child and Family Agency to participate in the group.

Call to register:  860-767-0147

Questions? Call at 860-767-0147 Ext. 1308 or email nuhnc@childandfamilyagency.org

DBT Skills Group

May 24 - August 2, 2018

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For: Adolescents (12-17 years old) who are struggling to manage big feelings in a healthy way and who want to feel a sense of balance and control in their lives

Where: Child and Family Agency, 190 Westbrook Rd. Essex CT. 06426

With: Michele Longobardi, MA

When: 10 week series May 24th- August 2nd Thursday evenings 7:00PM-7:45PM

We will learn: Coping, mindfulness (self-awareness), and communication skills plus ways to find “middle ground” and emotional balance

Additional information: One does not need to be a client at Child and Family Agency to participate in the group.
If interested, come in for a walk-in intake on either 5/15/18 or 5/22/18 between 11:00AM-2:00PM, or 5/16/18 or 5/23/18 between 9:00 AM-12:00PM

Questions directed to Sarah Layton at 860-767-0147 or laytons@childandfamilyagency.org