Upcoming Events

CPI offers ongoing groups and workshops as a positive addition to the client’s therapeutic process. Listed below is a list of the groups and workshops and a brief explanation of what our clients can expect to achieve with their participation. 

If you are a current client interested in any of these groups/workshops, please speak to your clinician. 

Groups

Little Buddies

Ages: 4-6

A 6 week group, one hour a week.

Little Buddies is a supportive group designed to help clients develop all the social skills that our little buddies need to support school success and cooperation in the home. We will provide a positive group atmosphere where clients can learn and strengthen these much needed skills. Some of these skills include identifying feelings, developing coping skills, peer relationship skills, listening skills, and their ability to follow directions.

Anger Buddies

Ages 4-6

A 6 week group, one hour a week.

Anger Buddies is a helpful group designed for clients that need a little more attention enhancing appropriate responses to anger.  Anger buddies will explore and identify feelings, recognize anger triggers, and build empathy. They will also learn to express and cope with anger appropriately and learn to interact with others in a more positive manner.

Workshops

ADHD Workshop

Ages 7-9, 10-12

A one-time session for two hours

The ADHD workshop is designed to offer training on reducing distraction, controlling impulsivity, and increasing a sense of control over feelings. In addition the workshop will offer insight into emotions and working cooperatively with others. Lessons will be designed for improving and sustaining attention, listening skills, concentration, and memory skills. The skills taught will help clients be successful in managing ADHD symptoms in the home and school environment. The group will provide an open area for exploration of feelings and ideas in order to gain personal strength and confidence. 

Anger Reduction Workshop

Ages 7-9, 10-12

A one-time session for two hours

The Anger Reduction Workshop is a supportive group which offers training on reducing anger and frustration, insight into emotions and moods and increased sense of control over feelings. Group will provide an open area for exploration of feelings and ideas in order to gain personal strength and confidence. Anger reduction training will help improve client’s ability to function with peers, adults, and in activities of daily living. Lessons will include identifying and exploring feelings, recognizing anger triggers, learning to express and cope with anger appropriately, building empathy, and learning to interact with others in a healthy manner. We will be teaching coping skills that will helps clients be successful in managing difficult emotions. 

Social Skills Workshop

Ages 7-9, 10-12

A one-time session for two hours

The Social skills workshop prompts social skills training, high self-esteem, and insight for self-evaluation in order to attain his/her full potential. The social skills workshop will help clients improve their ability to function in everyday social situations and will generalize to a host of life experiences. Social skills training, works on specific issues which can boost self-esteem and increase the likelihood that others will respond favorably to them. Lessons will include identifying feelings, peer relation skills, listening and conversing, friendship, compliments, self-esteem, recognizing and appreciating uniqueness and differences, etc. we will be teaching skills that will help clients be successful in social situations and last a lifetime. 

IEP Parent Support Group

Any CPI parent/care provider that has a school aged child

One hour, please speak to the IEP liason for next date and time.

The Individual Education Plan (IEP) parent support group provides information and resources to care providers/parents that can benefit CPI clients in their educational setting by enhancing the care provider’s ability to advocate and support their student. The Group will assist care providers/parents by providing information and resources on how to advocate for their student in the school system to obtain and navigate through the process of an Individual Education Plan (IEP). The facilitator will also teach care providers how meeting a student’s educational needs can benefit their overall mental health.