GOC offers a variety groups which run at different times through the year. Below is a list of our current groups. If you would like more information on group availability please fill out the Information Request Form below or call GOC at 215-947-8654 and press option 5. A group coordinator will contact you to provide more specific information, and, if appropriate, help you register for your group. Please note that some of our groups run all year round, while others may not begin until the groups are full.
Social Skills Groups
Registration Code: SS101
Group Name: TRADITIONAL SOCIAL SKILLS GROUP FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
Our traditional social skills groups offer the opportunity for individuals with social learning challenges to practice their social skills with peers in a playful, supportive environment. Using a variety of approaches including developmental play therapy, RDI™, and Social Thinking™, our therapists help children and teens to more successfully connect with their peers, improve conversation skills, practice reading social cues, and increase their social problem-solving abilities. Groups meet for an hour each week in the Fall, Spring, and Summer.
Registration Code: SS102
Group Name: SOCIAL SKILLS GROUP FOR YOUNG ADULTS AND ADULTS
GOC offers adult social skills groups, which allow participants with social learning challenges to confide in each other, share their struggles, and learn new skills. The young adult group pays special attention to issues in the transition from high school to higher education or the work world. Our general adult group helps individuals develop the skills needed to initiate and sustain fulfilling relationships, as well as to cope with stress effectively. Groups meet weekly year-round.