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Recreational Therapy

Recreational Therapy-  (Individual) All ages: PreK-Adult Recreational Therapy is designed to restore, remediate and rehabilitate in all areas of life’s activities.  These sessions promote health and wellness as well as reduce or eliminate limitations and restrictions to participation in life situations.  Sessions work to restore various types of social and cognitive functioning, build confidence and develop coping skills.  Intervention areas vary widely and are based upon client interests.  Perfect for students on the Autism Spectrum, those with ADD/ADHD, OCD, or gifted students experiencing anxiety, Recreational Therapy will set goals and allow students to gain confidence in reaching those goals.

An initial assessment in required prior to individual therapy and is priced at $60.  This assessment will evaluate leisure, social, emotional, and cognitive areas to determine the best course of therapy.  Each individualized therapy session is designed to maximize quality learning time and is priced at $40/hour.  No contract is involved, and a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist facilitates each meeting.  Scheduling and payment is requested one week prior to the start of the session for four consecutive classes at a time, totaling $160.

Social Skills Program-  Grades 1-4; 5-8; variable         

Does your child struggle with social situations among peers? If you find your child interrupting, unable to focus on the topic, excessively talkative, missing social cues, having personal space issues, or any other problems with communication, this program can help! Students are guided by a recreational therapist who gives your child the opportunity to put skills into practice through instruction and guided activities during the group session.  These are small group settings with 2-6 children.  This semester-long program is scheduled for Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 (5th-8th graders) and Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 (1st-4th graders)  Pricing is $20/hour for 18 weeks grouped into two payments of $180 or one payment of $360.

 

Confidence Program-  All ages                                                        

Do you see your child struggling with self-esteem?  Perhaps they are unsure when giving answers or making decisions.  This resiliency group program for children and teens is designed to boost confidence, self-esteem, problem solving and relationships with peers and adults.  Allow students the opportunity to learn to capitalize on their strengths and build confidence through accomplishment, service, and trust of others and self.  These are small group settings with 2-6 children.  This semester-long program is priced at $20/hour for 18 weeks grouped into two payments of $180 or one payment of $360.

 

Anxiety Relief Program-  Grades 1-4; 5-8; variable                    

If your child is constantly worrying about “what if” scenarios, avoiding socializing, afraid of test-taking, losing sleep, asking for your reassurance over and over again, and still worrying even with your reassurance, this program can help!  Using proven therapy techniques, we offer strategies for training the brain with relaxation practices, positive self-talk, and test-taking survival skills that also apply to everyday life.  These are small group settings with 2-6 children.  This semester-long program is priced at $20/hour for 18 weeks grouped into two payments of $180 or one payment of $360.

 

Focus Factor Program (ADD/ADHD)-  Grades 1-4; 5-8; variable                                                                                              

Many parents of ADD/ADHD children struggle with how to handle the challenges that come along with the diagnosis.  This program is designed to teach students to help focus their attention while also recognizing and providing coping skills for when they feel their thoughts begin to wander.  Students will learn strategies for self-control and self-discipline along with practice in recognizing social cues from others that may help with behavior redirection.  These are small group settings with 2-6 children.  This semester-long program is priced at $20/hour for 18 weeks grouped into two payments of $180 or one payment of $360.

 

Foster Care Program-  All ages                                                  

Our Foster Care Program is for children of all ages who are presently living in a foster home environment.  Therapeutic Recreation for Foster Care is a specialized type of therapy designed to offer guidance to enable students to be more successful both at home and in school, recognize and connect with others who are sharing their experience, and develop relationships and coping skills for future growth.  This semester-long program is for all ages.  Pricing is $20/hour for 18 weeks grouped into two payments of $180 or one payment of $360.

 

Parenting Program-

Parenting is a beautiful responsibility that can also be full of challenges…and comes without training!  We can help! In this program, Recreational Therapist Marcia Austin explores a variety of parenting topics including development, confidence, communication, understanding and managing children’s behavior, stress management, and parenting styles.  Allowing for open dialogue and discussion, opportunities for suggestions and sharing will also be available.  This semester-long program is for parents with children of all ages.  Pricing is $20/hour for 18 weeks grouped into two payments of $180 or one payment of $360.

 

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