Groups or individual meetings can occur as needed, short-term, or long-term basis based on individual need and parent/teacher feedback. Some of the groups offered at Pinewood are:
Social Skill groups: This type of group is for students who struggle socially or have trouble coping with emotions. Topics for social skills include: feelings, conversational skills, self-control, respect, empathy, cooperative play skills, and conflict management.
Family Change groups: This type of group is for students who are dealing with change in their family. This can include but is not limited to: separation, divorce, remarriage, deployment, foster care, relocation, grief or loss. Family change groups will be grouped based on the type of change in their family.
Friendship groups: This type of group is for students who have a hard time making and keeping friends. Topics for friendship group include: sportsmanship, sharing, empathy, conflict management, teamwork, and cooperative play skills.
Grief group: This type of group is for students who have lost a close family member and this loss is keeping them from having a successful academic school day. This added support can be offered in either a group or individual setting.
Anxiety group: This type of group is for students who are struggling with emotional and body control and who are unable to successfully function in the classroom setting.
Please feel free to contact us with any further questions or concerns.