Understanding the challenges kids encounter allows adults and peers to support kids who are distressed and making choices which may negatively impact others and themselves. Whether you are working with kids in a group, classroom, individually or at home, this curriculum offers a positive model for looking at behavior as communication which can inform adults how to best support kids.Learn a developmental approach to learning social skills, empowering kids with skills to last a lifetime.
Learn about our new social skills curriculum, the Friend’s Zone© in an upcoming online class for educators, professionals who work with kids, and parents. In this class you will learn about developmental stages, discuss challenges, and explore a variety of strategies to implement in your school, home or community setting.
Class begins August 15, 2017
Cost for 1st Cohort $125/10-week session
Week 1 – The Intersection Between Child Development and Adult Expectations of Kids
Week 2 – Introduction to the 9 Stages of Integration
Week 3 – Observe: Beginning Stages of Social Development
Week 4 – Explore: Understanding and Experiencing Emotions and Social Exchanges
Week 5 – Discover: Developing Grit and Resilience
Week 6 – Reflect: Learning from Mistakes and Challenges
Week 7 – Consider: Perspective Taking and Empathy
Week 8 – Connect: Widen the Circle of Connection
Week 9 – Integrate: Putting The Skills To Use
Week 10 – Inspire: Communities Working Together