Executive Functioning Skills Group for Middle and High School Students

By December 5, 2012 Blog

Rennicke & Associates is now offering executive functioning skills groups for middle school and high school students. This group teaches specific skills to improve your child's executive functioning; topics covered in the group include:

  • Metacognition: What is your learning style What is the best way that you learn in the classroom
  • Time Management: Learn how to plan ahead in order to get assignments done on time
  • Organizational Skills: Learn how to create a system to stay organized (planners, binders, lockers)
  • Stress Management: What can you do when you are feeling stressed out or overwhelmed
  • Mindfulness Skills: Learn how to track thoughts and feelings, as well as specific skills to use when faced to negative thoughts and feelings about school
  • This group also includes parents and caregivers:

    • Monthly parent meetings: Learn about the topics covered thus far in group and how to incorporate
      these skills at home and at school
    • Weekly parent emails: Stay up-to-date on weekly group topics and homework assignments
    • Other important details:

      • 8-week group (6 sessions for students + 2 sessions for parents)
      • Weekly 90 minute meetings
      • Students are separated by grade level, into middle school and high school groups
      • Very small group setting (maximum of 4 students per group), allowing for individualized attention
        and feedback
      • If interested, please contact Meredith Bonacci, PhD at 212-337-3565 (ext 4) or MB@rennickeassociates.com.

        This may be a potential resource for testing cases, as a recommended service following the evaluation, or for cases in need of short-term skill-focused work to improve academic success. Rennicke & Associates is a group private practice located in Soho, providing evidence based treatments for children, teens, and adults. Visit our website (rennickeassociates.com) to learn more about our practice, the services offered, and how to schedule an appointment.

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