GROUPS, CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
For a printable PDF list of Classes and Groups click – to be updated in the Fall
REGISTER ONLINE BELOW, AT THE OFFICE OR BY PHONE* AT (503) 452-8002. CALL IF YOU PREFER TO RECEIVE REGISTRATION MATERIALS BY MAIL.
* Phone registration not available for classes/groups that require a registration packet.
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COFFEE CLUB: A SOCIAL GROUP FOR TEENS
Kayla Hoskins, MS, CSWA
(on-site supervisor, Jeff Sosne Ph.D.)
4 Thursdays, beginning July 12, 2018 – August 2, 2018, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
This social group for teens ages 15-19 is developed and led by a psychotherapist resident at the Children’s Program. We are excited to offer this unique opportunity to support clients from a holistic, comprehensive framework that addresses both the social communication and social-emotional components of peer relationships. This group takes place weekly in a community setting, all while enjoying coffee, drinks, and treats! The cost of the series is $300 for 4 weekly sessions (does not include the cost of food/drinks). A 30-minute interview is required for current clients at no cost. New clients must schedule an initial consultation with Kayla Hoskins ($50)
To Register call (503) 548-4844 or stop by our office, no online registration available.
Coming this Fall:
Trauma Recovery for Youth (TRY) – Teen Group
Ally Burr-Harris, Ph.D. and Kayla Hoskins, MS, CSWA
This is a group for teens (13 and older) who have been impacted by trauma including abuse, violence, accidents, medical trauma or traumatic loss. This eight-week group meets every other Monday from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. It includes psycho-education about the effects of trauma, coping strategies for managing trauma symptoms, planning for trauma reminders, processing of trauma memories and strategies for building resilience. Sessions will include skills-based practice, sharing and support, as well as lighter activities to ensure that we are staying within group members’ tolerance zone. All teens will be screened by the leader beforehand in an individual meeting to ensure that they are a good fit for this type of group therapy. We also work hard to match group members with similar types and levels of trauma exposure. The group leader may require that the teen also participate in individual therapy to ensure adequate support. Once accepted, all parents/guardians will be asked to first attend a parent meeting. Parents will also be invited to join part of the final session. This group may be covered by insurance if the teen has a diagnosis related to trauma symptoms. A TRY group for children ages 9 to 12 will be offered in the spring of 2019.
THE INCREDIBLE YEARS
Rose Eagle, Ph.D. and Nichole Sage, Psy.D.
This research-based curriculum is designed to support parents and children ages 4-6 with disruptive behavior including hyperactivity, defiance, impulsivity and tantrums. Parent and child sessions are held in separate rooms simultaneously. Families learn to improve their child’s coping, self-regulation and social skills and decrease negative behaviors at home and/or at school. Sessions are fun, supportive and positive. Families leave with tools for every-day use. An initial consultation ($210, billable to insurance) is required. Group size is limited. Participating families will receive a specialized registration packet to be completed prior to the first session. The cost is $1200 (this includes 12 parent group sessions and 12 child group sessions which occur simultaneously). Both parent and child sessions are billable to health insurance. Space is limited.
SEEING MY TIME
Jennifer Simon-Thomas, Ph.D.
This is a series of seven parents/student meetings. Does your child struggle to get work done well and on time? Then this is the class for you. This is a hands-on class for middle and high school students, who struggle with time management, work initiation/completion, organization and overall ability to get work done before play. The Seeing My Time program was developed by Marydee Sklar and focuses on making time tangible. We will discuss brain development, the connection between the brain and behavior, as well as offer easy-to-use tools to increase executive functioning skills. This is a seven-week class that builds upon itself. Parents and students participate together. Group size is limited to 8 students. One parent must attend every session. If you are not a current patient at the Children’s Program an initial consultation ($210) is required. $350 + $40 for workbooks. Sessions are insurance-billable. A specialized registration packet must be completed once accepted in the group.
*Registration packets are available at the office or online at: http://www.childrensprogram.com/forms-2/forms
or mailed upon your request by calling (503) 548-4844.
**Groups that are billed to insurance require a deposit. Please note that copayments/coinsurance/deductibles may apply to covered sessions.
Groups are a package. Insurance cannot be billed for sessions that are not attended.
If you are registering for a group, please note: Many groups are limited in size. Cancellations within 4 business days of the start of the class incur a $35 processing fee.
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