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Teen Program Feb 17

EXPLORATION 2018: choices for the future. A Workshop for Youth 14-20
DATE: FEBRUARY 17, 2018
TIME: 1:00PM-4:00PM
 
A free North Shore Disability Resource Centre interactive youth event .
For youth with divers-abilities.
— Games, Speakers, Food. Explore Chat, and Create!
 
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the District of West Vancouver, the District of North Vancouver and the City Vancouver through their Community Grants Program.
 
TO REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 10TH: CONTACT—GLENDA KOPPERSON,FACILITATOR: 604 904 4075 or TANYA HAUSWALD: 604 904 4095 or g.kopperson@nsdrc.org

 

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poster for Facilitating Vibrant Conversations Feb 2018
 

These workshops are now full!!! We hope to run similar workshops in the Fall of 2018.

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Community Workshops and Events:

Persian Brain Injury Support Group

Persian West Vancouver Support Group

When: Meetings start at 7pm on Thursdays.

Where: The North Shore Brain Injury Support Group meets in the Mountain Room at West Vancouver Community Centre. The Persian West Vancouver Brain Injury Support Group meets on the first Thursday of each month.

What: For Brain injury survivors, family members or caregivers. Our Farsi speaking support group encompasses individuals with different types of brain injury, from a concussion and traumatic brain injury to an aneurysm and stroke or any other acquired conditions. Meetings start at 7:00 pm.

We welcome new members!

Call 604 499-8972 or email westvan@vbia.ca

to register or for more information

Website: https://vancouverbia.org/persian-west-vancouver-brain-injury-support-group/

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Adapted Sports Skills Program Wednesdays Jan. 31st – March 14th
 
Our Adaptive Sports Program helps develop skills in an supportive learning environment.
 
When: Wednesdays Jan. 31st – March 14th
Time: 6:45PM – 7:45PM
Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre
Address: 145 W 1st St, North Vancouver, BC V7M 1B1
Supported by: North Vancouver Recreation and Culture
Cost: 59.50 (Plus Tax)
Age: 6 – 10
Ratio: 1:4
To Register: Please phone 604 983 6415
 

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Teen Group

Social Group for Teens with Autism

PEERS® is an evidence-based, social skills intervention program for motivated adults who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends. During each group session, young adults are taught important skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills in session during socialization activities. Caregivers attend separate sessions at the same time and are taught how to assist these young adults in making and keeping friends by helping to expand their social network. Caregivers will also be provided with feedback through coaching during weekly socialization homework assignments.
Information regarding the PEERS® program can be found at www.semel.ucla.edu/peers

WHO IS THIS GROUP FOR:
 Young adults between the ages of 18-24 years old who are having difficulty making friends
 Young adults must be motivated and interested in participating in this program
 A caregiver must be willing to participate in this program consistently

TOPICS OF INSTRUCTION INCLUDE:
 Conversational Skills
 Dating Skills
 Strategies for Handling Peer Pressure
 Appropriate Use of Humor
 Electronic Communication
 Peer Entry & Exiting Skills
 Handling Teasing
 Bullying
 Arguments and Disagreements with Peers
 Good Sportsmanship
 Having Appropriate Get-Togethers with Friends

WHEN:
 Wednesdays at 6:15pm – 7:45pm for 16 consecutive weeks
 Starting February 21, 2018 – June 20, 2018 with no classes on March 21 and 28.


WHERE:

 Pacific Autism Family Network, 3688 Cessna Dr, Richmond, BC V7B 1C7
COSTS:
 The cost of this program is $1600. This includes the intake meeting and the 16-week intervention.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please contact Connie Ng, Board Certified Behavior Analyst and certified PEERS® provider conniecho@gmail.com

 
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PEERS Adolescent February

Social Skills Group for Teens

PEERS® is an evidence-based, social skills intervention program for motivated teens in high school who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends. During each group session, teens are taught important skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills in session during socialization activities. Parents attend separate sessions at the same time and are taught how to assist their teens in making and keeping friends by helping to expand their teen’s social network. Parents will also be provided with feedback through coaching during weekly socialization homework assignments.
Information regarding the PEERS® program can be found at www.semel.ucla.edu/peers

WHO IS THIS GROUP FOR:
 Teens between the ages of 13 – 18 who are having difficulty making friends
 Teens must be motivated and interested in participating in this program
 A parent/guardian/social coach must be willing to participate in this program consistently

WHAT THE TEENS WILL LEARN:
 How to use appropriate conversation skills
 How to find common interests by trading information
 How to appropriately use humor
 How to enter and exit conversations between peers
 How to hand rejecting, teasing, and bullying
 How to handle rumors and gossip
 How to be a good host during get-togethers
 How to make phone calls to friends
 How to choose appropriate friends
 How to be a good sport
 How to handle arguments and disagreements
 How to change a bad reputation

WHEN:
 Wednesdays at 4:30pm – 6:00pm for 16 consecutive weeks
 Starting February 21, 2018 – June 20, 2018 with no classes on March 21 and 28.

WHERE:

 Pacific Autism Family Network, 3688 Cessna Dr, Richmond, BC V7B 1C7

COSTS:
 The cost of this program is $1600. This includes the intake meeting and the 16-week intervention.
 Autism Funding can be used for this program.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
 Please contact Connie Ng, Board Certified Behavior Analyst and certified PEERS® provider conniecho@gmail.com

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