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Fontainebleau High School

PEERS Social Skills Bootcamp for Teens

The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is world-renowned for providing evidence-based social skills programs to young people who are interested in developing and maintaining close friendships and relationships.

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PEERS Social Skills Bootcamp for Teens
PEERS Social Skills Bootcamp for Teens

Time & Location

May 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Fontainebleau High School, 100 Bulldog Dr, Mandeville, LA 70471, USA

About the Event

Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS) (R)

PEERS®  is a parent-assisted program that focuses on skills such as having  conversations; appropriate electronic communication; choosing  appropriate friends; handling teasing, bullying, and other forms of  social rejection; handling arguments and disagreements with friends;  socializing with friends; and sportsmanship.

  • Teens learn targeted social skills through didactic lessons, role-play demonstrations, and will practice these skills through small group exercises with direct coaching from our team.
  • Parents are taught how to assist their teens in making and keeping friends.
  • Parent participation is required.

The goal of PEERS®:

  • To help teens learn how to make and keep friends
  • To  help parents more effectively support their teen's efforts at finding suitable friends.
  • To help teens foster independence with his or her social relationships

Eligibility requirements for participating in PEERS®:

  • 12 - 16 years old
  • adequate verbal abilities to participate in group lessons
  • interest in making and keeping friendships
  • motivation and willingness to attend
  • can engage meaningfully in groups without significant behavior problems
  • commitment and willingness from both parent and teens to fully participate

PEERS® is not appropriate for teens with significant  behavior problems such as violent or aggressive behaviors, an IQ under  70, inability to function without one-on-one assistance, inability to  function in a group setting, inability to respond to limit setting, has  severe speech or articulation issues, visual or hearing impairment,  major mental illness.


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