Family Continuity’s Youth Support Groups provide youth with therapeutic support services in a small group atmosphere. The purpose of this program is to provide psycho-education and therapeutic recreation activities to groups of youth that focus on social and emotional skill building, community integration, and educational and vocational preparation. Groups are designed to provide youth with opportunities to build skills, self esteem, and confidence in their communities. These Groups are led or co-facilitated by caring adults who are trained and supervised to facilitate growth and development in all group participants.
Examples of Youth Support Groups & Topics
- Activity Groups
- Psycho-Educational Groups
- Conflict Resolution
- Anger Management
- Understanding Appropriate Boundaries
- Developing Positive Self-Image
- Developing Community Living Skills
- Substance Abuse
- Healthy Connections Group
- Groups with siblings and family members
Snacks are provided.
Clients are referred by the Department of Mental Health.
There is no cost to families in this program.
This service is currently offered out of our Hyannis & Lawrence offices