SEED: Adult Social Skills Program
Holding Hands has developed an adult social skills relationship-based program centered on the following 5 principles: Self-Advocacy, Empowerment, Education, , and Support. S.E.E.D.S. is a 16-week comprehensive social skills training program designed for high-functioning adults between the ages of 19-40 with social-emotional deficits. In addition to the 16-week curriculum lessons, each client will have the opportunity to meet with his/her therapist for a total of 6 one-on-one sessions to work on his/her individual needs, individual goals, or areas of concern. The program utilizes evidence-based practices with ecological valid topics.
Topics of Instruction Include:
- Self-care and Hygiene
- Dating & Companionship
- Navigating Social Media
- How to Deal with Bullying
Adult Social Skills Program S.E.E.D.S (Ages 19-40)
- Curriculum is designed for16 weeks of 90-minute sessions.
- 6 one-on-one sessions to work on individual needs.
- Conveniently offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
- Can be repeated 2 times.
- Make your own choices
- Speak up for yourself
- Describe your strengths, disability, needs, and wishes
- Learn about your rights
- Obtain help or find out who to ask if you have question
D= Dis (ABILITY)
S= Support Services
What is S.E.E.D.S? Holding Hands has developed an adult social skills relationship-based program centered on the following 5 principles; Self-Advocacy, Empowerment, Education, Dis (ABILITY) and Support. S.E.E.D.S is a 16-week comprehensive social skills training program that is curriculum based for high-functioning adults, between the ages of 19-40, with social–emotional deficits. In addition to the 16-week curriculum lessons, each client will have the opportunity to meet with his/her therapist for a total of 6 one-on-one sessions to work on his/her individual needs, individual goals or areas of concern. The program utilizes evidence based practices with ecological valid topics.
Overview of Lesson Plan Topics:
Week #1: Welcome & Introduction; Overview of Program and Pretest
Week #2: Self-Advocacy
Week #3: My Individual Sensory Profile
Week #4: The Different Types of Social Relationships & Social Boundaries
Week#5: How to Find Common Interests & Make Meaningful Relationships
Week #6: Slipping Into & Sustaining Conversation
Week #7: Flexibility: “Friendship is a 2-way street”
Week #8: Self-Care & Hygiene
Week #9: Sexuality
Week #10: Dating & Companionship
Week #11: Personal Body Safety (Awareness & Advocacy) and Boundaries
Week #12: How to Navigate Social Media
Week #13: Employment & Social Skills
Week #14: How To Deal With Bullying
Week #15: How To Be A Good Host & Guest
Week #16: Graduation Party/Potluck, Overview Of
Lesson(s) & Post Test
Where and When are the services held? All sessions are held at one of our family orientated centers in Los Angeles or Burbank. Please refer to the class schedule below. Each group is 90 minutes in duration and each consumer is eligible for an additional 6 (1:1) sessions for 90 minutes to work on the client’s individual needs.
How can I get funding for the program? S.E.E.D.S can be paid privately or may also be vendored through local Regional Centers: Please refer to the class schedule.
Holding Hands Los Angeles
2115 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90057
323.938.3434 tel | 323.938.3484 fax
Holding Hands Burbank
2101 North Glenoaks Boulevard
Burbank, California 91504
818.848.8825 tel | 818.848.8886 fax
|Vendor# PD3352||16 group sessions||
|16 group sessions
Service Code 028
|6 (1:1) individual||
Service Code 028
|6 (1:1) individual|
Services code: 028
Services code: 028
| 2 hours