Sunny Ridge Girls Group: Ages 13-17
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 6:30 PM - Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 8:00 PM (CDT)
Expressions: Summer Girl Group at Sunny Ridge
Does your daughter struggle with peer issues? Or seem to have a difficult time talking about adoption? Does she shut down when you try to talk to her? Sunny Ridge Family Center continues our Girl Groups this summer.
Sessions combine fun and a therapeutic component to assist your daughter in gaining more confidence, managing her feelings in a healthy and appropriate way, developing her social skills, and processing adoption-related issues with others who are experiencing similar circumstances. Group includes team-building exercises, adoptee guest speaker, crafts, and movie clips / discussion time. We offer your daughter a fun, safe, and nurturing group with other girls her age. All group sessions are led by an Pam Shepard, LCSW, Supervisor of Parent Training and Adoption Counseling Services.
Who: Girls ages 13-17 who were adopted domestically, internationally or through foster care. A concurrent parent support group will take place each evening as well. (10 girls max)
When: Tuesdays, June 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2013, from 6:30-8:00pm
Where: Sunny Ridge Family Center, 270 Remington Boulevard, Suite C, Bolingbrook, Illinois 60440
Fee: $240 for the four-week series or $70 per individual session
For questions and more information, please call Pam Shepard at (630) 754-4522.
In the event sessions are cancelled in their entirety due to low registration, a full refund will be made. Should individual sessions be cancelled do to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, a make up date/time ill be announced, with no refunds given.
When & Where
Sunny Ridge Family Center
Sunny Ridge Family Center is a nonprofit, 501-3-c child welfare agency whose mission is to serve children and build families around the world. We provide professional adoption services, adoption-competent counseling and therapy, as well as adoption related workshops and educational opportunities. Sunny Ridge also provides free professional services to women facing an unplanned pregnancy.