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PEERS - Social Skills Intervention

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UF Developmental Pediatric Center

6271 Saint Augustine Road

Suite 1

Jacksonville, FL 32217

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Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is a 14-week evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated adolescents who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends. During each group session adolescents are taught iportant social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills in session during socialization activities (e.g. playing sports, board games, etc.).

Parents are taught how to assist their teens in making and keeping friends by prodiving feedback through coaching during weekly socialization homework assignments.

Enrollment is limited. Regular attendance is imperative. Parent participation is required.

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$750 for 14 consecutive weeks. Cost includes both adolescent and parent components. The program is supervised by a licensed psychologist.

For additional information or to register, contact Katrina Ressa at, 904-644-0765.

For general questions about UF Health's PAIP services or programs, please contact 904-633-0762.

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