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Social Skills Groups

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Social skills training can be an important component of your child’s ABA-Based Behavioral Health Treatment program. Our Groups help individuals function more effectively in social situations and helps cultivate skills needed to create positive interactions with others.

Delivered at one of our behavioral health treatment centers, we offer age-based groups for kids, preteens, teens, and young adults. Our Groups are conducted in a comfortable setting where individuals with developmental disabilities can develop and practice their social skills with peers on a regular basis. These Groups are also available via telehealth in some situations.

Social skills training focuses on:

  • Group instruction
  • Socialization in natural play/natural interaction/collaborative environments
  • Following group instructions
  • Appropriate social behaviors in a community setting
  • Positive peer interactions

Who Pays for Care in California

If social skills training is determined to be a necessary and appropriate part of an individual’s overall Behavioral Health Treatment program, costs for these services should be covered by your commercial or private insurance provider or as part of your state-funded services.

Social Skills training services are also available under a self-pay arrangement where parents, caregivers or others pay for services directly.

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