ITS’ Social Skills Group aims to work with children and adolescents who are seeking support for:
Identifying strengths and challenges of having friends and interacting with others
Improving self-confidence in social settings
Developing conversational skills for peer interactions
Learning to navigate social conflicts and problem solving
This group is best suited for…
- Ages 8-13
- All genders
- Children/adolescents currently meeting developmental milestones
Skills Group includes
- 90 minute group meetings for 4 consecutive weeks
- Group will begin when there are enough participants to create the appropriate social environment. Skills group leaders will contact interested parties when dates are determined.
Erin Manning, LMFT
Kelsey Schank, LMFTA
Kelsey is a marriage and family therapist who enjoys working with children and their caregivers. She has experience teaching children abroad and leading various groups with kids ages 4-18. She brings her experience from teaching, working in inpatient psychiatric care, and current practice as an LMFTA to her work. Her background has helped her to provide an engaging format for children to learn social skills, especially during a time in our lives where the opportunities to practice social skills has been at its lowest. Kelsey enjoys helping children navigate day to day life through developing social skills.