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Children’s Friendship Training – Barrie

February 10, 2020 @ 4:30pm - 6:00pm

February 10-May 11, 2020
(No session on Family Day Stat Holiday and no session over March Break)

Children’s Friendship Training is a 12 session evidence-based social skills intervention for children ages 6 – 12. This training is geared towards children with ASD who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends.

During each group session, children are taught crucial social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills in session during role-play and play activities (e.g. sports, board games, etc.). Parents are taught how to assist their children in making and keeping friends by providing feedback through coaching during weekly socialization homework assignments designed to build on skills practiced in the sessions.

Topics of Instruction:

  1. How to ‘play detective’ to find common interests
  2. How to join a group of kids at play
  3. How to handle rejection, teasing, and bullying
  4. How to be a good host on a playdate
  5. How to be a good winner
  6. How to be a good sport
  7. How to show respect to adults
  8. How to make phone calls to friends
  • Staff to youth ratio : 3:1
  • Group Duration: 12 sessions | 1.5 hour per session

The Common Roof, 165 Ferris Lane, Barrie

COST: $990


February 10, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
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