Social Skills Group

Social Skills Help

ASK Social Skills Group is an inclusive after-school programme designed to help children who regularly struggle with social interactions and how to read social cues.  ASK Social Skills Group aims to help children develop the skills they need in order to improve their ability to relate to others.

The programme is open to any child who has difficulty with social skills, such as:

  • Making and maintaining eye contact
  • Joining in and making friends
  • Responding appropriately to verbal and non-verbal social cues
  • Engaging in reciprocal conversational skills
  • Resolving conflict
  • Coping with stressful situations
  • Co-operating with others
  • Managing interpersonal relationships
  • Dealing with uncomfortable emotions

Trial Session and Pre-Assessment

Prior to joining the group, your child is welcome to attend a free trial session. Depending on the outcome of this initial session, the facilitators may request that your child undergoes a pre-assessment with a psychologist in order to determine whether the group can meet his or her needs.

Pro-Social Skills Group

A typical group session focuses on a theme/skill with which all of the children tend to experience difficulty, and most of the games and skill-building activities of that session center on that theme/skill. Much of the skill-building takes place in vivo as the group members are encouraged to relate to one another informally; most of the session is dedicated to peer socialisation.

 

Please contact socialskills@allspecialkids.org for further information on program or registration.

Practical Details

When: Mondays from 16h30 to 18h

Where: ASK offices
Ecumenical Center, Rm 226
1218 Grand-Saconnex (GPS address: 1 rte des Morillons)

Time: 16h30 – 18h

Fees:

  • ASK Member: CHF637.50
  • ASK Member annual rate: CHF1,800 (paid at 1st term)
  • Non-ASK Member: CHF750
  • Non-Member annual rate: CHF2,100 (paid at 1st term)

Fee for the mandatory initial assessment is CHF150. This is only required once.

Registration:

1. complete the Online Registration
2. download and complete the Social Skills Questionnaire and email it back to the programme facilitator at  socialskills@allspecialkids.org

First Term Dates:

September 1, 9, 26
October 3, 10, 17, 31
November 7, 14, 21, 28
December 5

Register for 1st Term or all year

Second Term Dates:

January 9, 16, 23, 30
February 6, 27
March 6, 13, 20, 27

Register for 2nd Term

Third Term Dates:

April 3, 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
June 12, 19
 

Register for 3rd Term

Please contact socialskills@allspecialkids.org for further information on the programme or registration.