2013 Social Skills Summer Camp for Boys 11 – 14

Social Skills are imperative during the adolescent years due to increased contact with peers and as training for adulthood.  Some adolescents need extra assistance and practice of these important life skills.  Social Skills for adolescent boys 11 to 14 will focus on the following areas; dealing with feelings, communication, teamwork, decision-making, goal-setting, self-control, making andContinue reading “2013 Social Skills Summer Camp for Boys 11 – 14”

2013 Social Skills Summer Camp for Boys 7 – 10

Social skills needed in everyday life do not always “just happen.”  Some boys need extra help and practice to develop these skills.  Social Skills Group for Boys 7 to 10 will focus on skills such as; teamwork, making and keeping friends, communication, conflict resolution, recognizing and expressing feelings, decision-making, taking responsibility, and self-esteem.  During thisContinue reading “2013 Social Skills Summer Camp for Boys 7 – 10”

Social Skills Group for Boys 11-14 Spring 2012

Early adolescence, ages 11-14, is an important stage of development for boys because they are spending more time with peers, developing their unique identity and recognizing strengths. Adolescents are in Erikson’s stage of “identity vs. identity confusion” where heis looking to attain after exploration and soul searching. If an individual does not accomplish this inContinue reading “Social Skills Group for Boys 11-14 Spring 2012”

Social Skills Group for Boys 11-14

Early adolescence, ages 11-15, is an important stage of development for boys because they are spending more time with peers, developing their unique identity and recognizing strengths. Adolescents are in Erikson’s stage of “identity vs. identity confusion” where heis looking to attain after exploration and soul searching.  If an individual does not accomplish this inContinue reading “Social Skills Group for Boys 11-14”

Katie’s Bookshelf – Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

The 2008 book Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell takes a look at highly successful individuals or groups of people and explains the life events and circumstances that helped them achieve greatness.  Gladwell showcases Canadian hockey players, Jewish attorneys, The Beatles, and Bill Gates to name a few.  The book discusses a setContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf – Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell”