Group Sessions

Getting Started…

Our groups are a great way to meet new friends. Class sizes are limited and will be divided into child’s abilities to best meet the needs of all children. New clients are required to talk with Jaime Plamann for a short screening, prior to enrollment. Please call today to find out what days and times are available for your child.

Friendship Club (Social Skills Group):

A group designed to help children who want to learn how to make friends and play cooperatively. Children will learn "expected versus unexpected" behaviors for social interaction, based on Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking. Opportunities to practice greeting, sharing, turn taking, participating in conversation, and resolving conflicts are embedded in interactive, fun activities.  Children will be able to improve their self-confidence and self-esteem while making friends and having fun.  The group is designed and led by a licensed social worker who has experience working with children. Groups will be held for 1 hour, 2 times a week for 3 consecutive weeks.  This group will take place on Monday and Wednesday on the following dates: June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28     Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 1st

3-5 years old 10:30-11:30am                     

6-8 years old 12:30-1:30pm           

9-12 years old 2:00-3:00pm

13-16 years old 3:30-4:30pm                    

Cost: $225.00 for STRIVE clients and $250.00 for non-STRIVE Therapy clients 

Adaptive Sports:

A program for boys and girls that is full of excitement and good exercise. Kids will learn a variety of sports games in a positive, fun environment. Games include T-ball, tag, dodge ball, kickball, and introductions to new activities. Emphasis is on fun and good sportsmanship while also learning skills to improve coordination, endurance and flexibility.The group is designed and led by a licensed occupational therapist and will be held at West Pulaski Park.  Children in this group must be able to stay with the group to ensure safety of all participants.  Group will be held for 1 hour, 2 times a week for 3 consecutive weeks.  This group will take place on Mon. and Wed. on the following dates: June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28                  Registration Deadline: Thursday June 1st        

8-16 years old 10:30-11:30am                       

Cost: $225.00 for STRIVE clients and $250.00 for non-STRIVE Therapy clients

Anxiety Group:

Girls and boys ages 7-16 will benefit from this group by given the opportunity to feel empowered, gain self-awareness, develop coping strategies, improve problem solving skills, understand that they are not alone, and learn to make healthy decisions.  Topics discussed include: Who Am I?, communication, choices, emotions, friendships, relationships, self-esteem, stress, reaching out, and tough times. The group would be appropriate for any child who would benefit from enhancing social and emotional development including those struggling with low self-esteem, anxiety, anger management or stress management difficulties.  This group will be held for 1 hour 2 times a week for 3 consecutive weeks.  This group will take place on Monday and Wednesday on the following dates: July 31st, August 2, 7, 9, 14, 16         Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 20th

7-11 years old 12:30-1:30pm  and 12-16 years old 2:00-3:00pm

Cost: $225.00 for STRIVE clients and $250.00 for non-STRIVE Therapy clients 

Individual Sessions:

In addition to our group sessions we also offer traditional one-on-one Occupational and Speech Therapy. Not sure if your child could benefit from occupational or speech therapy? Give us a call and we can explain how occupational or speech therapy may be able to benefit your family. We are always happy to design programs that fit your families specific needs.

Spaces are limited and Fill up Quickly

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763-682-7774

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