Therapeutic Groups

Project Six/The Commons integrates therapeutic groups on a daily basis into the program to help teach skills related to emotional, social, academic, adaptive functioning. Groups fall into three main categories: Coping Skills, Social Skills, and Independent Living Skills.

Coping Skills

  • Understanding Emotions
  • Expressing Emotions
  • Thinking Helpful Thoughts
  • Understanding and Developing Strengths & Talents
  • Using Coping Skills
  • Anger Management
  • Relaxation Training

Social Skills

  • Being Part of a Group
  • Self-Awareness
  • Understanding Others’ Words and Actions
  • Recognizing Your Impact on Others
  • Communication
  • Situation Interpretation
  • Perspective Taking
  • Social Problem-Solving
  • Levels of Friendship
  • Being Kind
  • Bully Prevention
  • Positive Peer Affiliations
  • Being Part of a Community

Independent Living Skills

  • Appreciation of  Learning
  • Organizational Skills
  • Homework Skills
  • Self-Monitoring
  • Self-Care/Hygiene
  • Wants vs. Needs
  • Creating and Maintaining a Budget
  • Daily Living Skills Cooking & Healthy Living
  • Vocational Exploration