Social Skills

Quarter 1:    Collaborative Problem Solving-Ross Greene, Ph.D.
                    See Problem Solving Parent/Teen for script

Quarter 2:    Why Try?  Program- Christian Moore M.S.W.
                    Exploration of triggers, anger patterns, negative labels, peer pressure, 
                    defense mechanisms, personal goals,  through the use of music, PowerPoint, 
                    team building activities, visuals, and personal journals.

Quarter 3:    Self-improvement/Self-awareness
                    Managing emotions through yoga, developing personal resume, participation in 
                    IEP, and understanding of disability

Quarter 4:    Celebration Unit
                    Students will celebrate their individual strengths, progress over school year, difference and 
                    similarities between classmates, participate in weekly activities that promote overcoming a 
                    challenge through teamwork skills