Social Group and Young Adult Openings

Posted on December 17, 2018 ยท Posted in Uncategorized

Metro West Learning Center has Social Group Openings for ages 5- 17 and Young Adult Group Openings ages 18-25.

Social skills encompass the ability to successfully communicate with others as well as build relationships for a successful life. Consider having your child join one of our social groups. Give us a call at 515-987-8835 for dates and times.

During Social Group your child will practice:

  • Using appropriate strategies for making and keeping friends
  • Interpreting and using body language cues for social interaction
  • Initiating and participating in conversations appropriately
  • Identifying and expressing emotions appropriately
  • Matching communication and behavior to various group situations

Young Adult Group is dedicated to developing friendships and examining the areas of time management, organization and problem solving for increased success at home, school and daily life. The group meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:30-6:00 (social time) and 6:00-7:00 for group.

Topics of interest may include:

  • Problem solving/negotiating
  • Using body language/facial expression to understand communication
  • Making an impression
  • Manners at home and away from home
  • Managing milestones and celebrations: Funerals, weddings, graduations, holidays
  • Navigating the internet
  • Clothes: Casual, semi-formal, formal
  • Hygiene/ Independence and taking care of yourself
  • Job interviews and job expectations