Youth Groups for Warren Township Youth and Family Services
Main Office: 847-244-1101 ext. *401
All Classes and Groups are now at 100 S. Greenleaf St., Gurnee, IL 60031
All of the groups and workshops are open to both Residents and Non Residents. Warren Township Residents are welcome to apply for Needs-Based Scholarships if unable to afford the service.
- Register Online
- Print Registration Form and mail/drop off
7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TEENS— Skills for a lifetime of achievement
In a fun and interactive program, youth will be introduced to and challenged by the 7 Habits (Covey). The students will set goals and learn new skills each week. This group is great for kids who are highly motivated or those with unlocked potential. The Certificate looks great on college/job applications.
Grades: 6-8 Day: W Date: 12/3-12/10 New Date Time: 6-8 pm Weeks: 2 Fee: $15/$35
STUDY SKILLS AND TEST ANXIETY—Workshop for teens
This one evening workshop will review study skills and issues related to test preparation. Students will learn: (1) How best to organize study time at home, school and before a test, (2) Factors that impact test preparation and performance, (3) Tools to overcome test anxiety. Presented by Huntington Learning Center and staff therapist.
Grades: 6-8/9-12 Day: T Date: 9/30 Time: 6-7/7-8 pm Weeks: 1 Fee: None
MIND-BODY SKILLS GROUP— Practical skills to deal with life’s stressors New
This experiential group gives participants tools for self-care to deal with such issues as stress, anxiety, depression, and grief. The group is set up to be supportive, but is not a replacement for therapy. Learn such skills as mindfulness, meditation, and understanding emotions.
Grades: 9-12 Day: Th Date: 10/9-11/20 Time: 6-7pm Weeks:7 Fee: $15R/$85 NR
COPING SKILLS GROUP— Learning to manage anxiety Cancelled
FRIENDSHIP GROUP— Social skills for youth
This popular group addresses the needs of children who wish to improve and develop their skills at making friends and communicating. In a fun and interactive environment, the children develop such skills as listening, conversing, compliments and introductions. This group is ideal for children who struggle with making friends or maintaining those relationships.
Grades: 3-5 Day: T Dates: 10/21-12/16 Time: 6-7 pm Weeks: 8 Fee: $15R/$85 NR
Grades: 6-8 Day: T Dates: 10/21-12/16 Time: 7-8 pm Weeks: 8 Fee: $15R/$85 NR
PRIDE YOUTH PROGRAM— For LGBT youth Support Group
Professional staff and volunteers from North Shore Youth Health Services will be facilitating this open support group at Youth Services. This is a support group, not therapy. For info and meeting time— www.angles.org
Grades: 9-12 Day: T Time: 6:30-8 pm Weeks:Open ended Fee: None
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Need-based scholarships available for Township residents—847-244-1101 ext. *401. All Groups and Workshops are located at 100 S. Greenleaf St., Gurnee. No classes the week of November 24-28.
| Winter-Spring 2015
ENRENERGY-SYNERGY— Practical skills to better manage attention and self-control
A group for kids who struggle with socialization skills, impulse control, concentration and distraction. This group combines active motion, behavioral techniques and relaxation skills to help kids regulate their energy and develop self-control. This group is designed for children diagnosed with ADHD or who display difficulty with attention. Parents encouraged to register for Parenting the ADHD Child.
Grades:3-5/6-8 Day: NA Date: NA Time: 6-7/7-8 pm Weeks: 8 Fee: $15R/$85 NR
Warren Township Youth & Family Services
Providing services to youth and families in Warren Township, including parenting classes,2 teen centers, youth programs and free counseling services. Some services also available to non-residents. Contact 847-244-1101 ext. *401 or visit our website at www.warrentownship.net/youth-and-family-services.