Social Skills Training

Description: Programs that provide training in social interaction skills for young children, youth and/or adults with the objective of helping them overcome shyness or aggressiveness, engage in constructive play or other group activities, develop positive peer relationships and feel comfortable in both business and social situations. (AIRS PH-6200.8300)

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Centerville, UT

190 South Main Street, Suite B
Bamberger Professional Office Building
Centerville, UT 84014
Phone: 801-614-8400
Address: 190 South Main Street, Suite B
Bamberger Professional Office Building
Centerville, UT 84014
Phone: 801-614-8400
Fax: 801-614-8300
Email: info@mattsplace.org
Eligibility: Serves children with disabilities ages 5 to 18 as well as their siblings and caregivers. Medicaid or other state sponsored programs, SelectHealth, DMBA, Blue Cross
Services Provided: Helps families and individuals ages 3 to 21, with behavioral disorders, and those on the autism spectrum, in a day treatment setting, intensive outpatient program, therapeutic after school programs, or group therapy, social skills groups, outpatient medication management, outpatient therapy, or occupational therapy. Social Work assessments 5 - 18 yrs old. For older adolescents and young adults social and life skills activities (ages 15-18) are offered on and off-site.
Support group for families raising children with special needs
Autism Spectrum Disorder assessment
Provider Profiles: Reception hours: M - F 8 - 5 pm
Program hours: T - F 8 - 5 pm
Kirk Simon, MD Psychiatry
Sherlene Dean, APRN
Jane Peterson, LCSW, Clinical Director
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/17/2019

Layton, UT

Organization Name: Intermountain Healthcare
Address: 201 W Layton Pkwy, 3rd floor
Layton, UT 84041
Phone: 801-543-6630
Fax: 801-543-6680
Eligibility: Insurance coverage may depend on contractual participation - consult your member handbook or benefits officer.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Offers speech-language, occupational and physical therapy services at 4 outreach therapy sites. Offers comprehensive evaluation services and address each child's individual priorities in many areas including communication, self-care, social skills, sensory integration, eating, play skills, etc. Services for treating children with autism are available at all outpatient rehabilitation sites. Services include treatment for childhood obesity.
Custom therapy for:
Speech, language and cognitive delays
Hearing loss
Developmental delays
Physical challenges
Cerebral palsy
Autism
Feeding disorders
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/29/2019

Logan, UT

Organization Name: Intermountain Healthcare
Address: 1400 North 500 East
Logan, UT 84341
Phone: 435-716-6440
Fax: 435-716-6441
Eligibility: Children ages 0 - 21 years
Services Provided: Cache Kids Pediatric Rehabilitation Services include: occupational therapy, speech and hearing therapy, and physical therapy.
Provider Profiles: M - F 8 - 6
Therapy appointments are usually 45 minutes to 1 hour in length. Appointment slots are the same every week or bi-weekly for therapy, so that there is consistency in visits.
Bracing and Torticollis will be scheduled on a per needed basis.
Steven R. Jensen, Audiology, Spanish services
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/23/2017

Pleasant Grove, UT

135 West Center Street
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
Phone: 801-785-1169
Address: 135 West Center Street
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
Phone: 801-785-1169
Fax: 801-785-1154
Eligibility: Children, teens, and adults. Self-pay. Accepts most insurance, private insurance: Medicaid (DCFS), EMI (Self-pay to clinic first for most, then patient will be reimbursed by insurance)
Services Provided: Our services include traditional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Sand Tray, Art Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, and Neurological Biofeedback.

Classes. “Parenting Towards Attachment” and “Child Parent Relationship Training,” are offered to enhance your growth and learning. “Social Skills” classes strengthen children’s abilities to make and keep relationships with their peers and with teachers and leaders.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/10/2019

Provo, UT

1165 East 300 North
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-520-5355
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Wasatch Mental Health
Address: 1165 East 300 North
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-520-5355
Fax: 801-375-4045
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Elementary age children and adolescents experiencing social skill deficiencies. Can be referred by parents, schools, therapists, court, doctors, or other services.
Services Provided: STRIDE is a program offered to improve emotional regulation and behavior management, and social skills. XCEL is an adolescent treatment program for adolescents.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/3/2019

Riverton, UT

Organization Name: Intermountain Healthcare
Address: 3741 West 12600 South
Riverton, UT 84065
Phone: 801-571-3081
Fax: 801-571-4002
Eligibility: None, though insurance coverage may depend on contractual participation - consult your member handbook or benefits officer.
Services Provided: Offers speech-language, occupational and physical therapy services at 4 outreach therapy sites. Offers comprehensive evaluation services and address each child's individual priorities in many areas including communication, self care, social skills, sensory integration, eating, play skills, etc. Services for treating children with autism are available at all outpatient rehabilitation sites. Services include treatment for childhood obesity.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 2/21/2018

Salt Lake City, UT

Address: Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: 801-808-8947
Eligibility: Children ages 8 to 14 struggling with ADHD, oppositional disorders, aggression, learning problems, or children with mixed behavior and learning problems are eligible to participate. Enrollment is limited, and participants are selected based on an evaluation conducted by program staff.
Services Provided: Salt Lake City-based camp implements Dr. William Pelham's highly acclaimed, evidence-based Summer Treatment Program (STP) for children Camp Takoda, besides being a lot of fun, offers an intensive therapy program. 8 week-long program; participants need to attend all 8 weeks.
Parent Trainings are an integral part of the Camp Takoda experience. Every Wednesday night during the Summer Treatment Program, parents will be trained in evidence based practice in a fun and inviting way!
Provider Profiles: Psychological tests required for admission are performed by program staff, but recent testing from other sources may be acceptable in some cases. Referrals can be made by school personnel, mental health professionals, physicians, or parents.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/10/2019
Organization Name: Just for Kids
Address: 2224 East 3205 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
Phone: 801-231-9207
Email: susan@otjustforkids.com
Eligibility: For children up to 18 with developmental delays, autism, autism spectrum disorder, and sensory processing disorders. Cigna and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, DMBA, University of Utah Health Plans, and Private pay.
Services Provided: Just For Kids offers occupational therapy for children with developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder, and sensory processing disorders. Social skills classes and camps, writing camps, and field trips for children, as well as parent and teacher education classes.
Simple evaluations will determine whether or not occupational therapy is needed and what level of therapy would be most beneficial.
Provider Profiles: Susan Horn OTR/L, Sensory Integration Certified
Original Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/12/2019
622 West 500 North
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-539-1590
Organization Name: NeighborWorks Salt Lake
Address: 622 West 500 North
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-539-1590
TDD: --711
Fax: 801-539-1593
Eligibility: Youth ages 14-18, potential stipend. Must live in target neighborhood zip codes 84116, 84104.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Assists youth in a pre-employment training and life skills building environment. Within this environment, the youth have a wide array of experiences in which to practice the skills they learn - everything from drug and alcohol prevention to healthy family life styles, and from resume writing to community service. While youth learn these skills and give back to the community, they earn a bi-monthly stipend of $200 when required amount of hours is complete.
YouthWorks provides skill development in two areas:
Life skills development - resistance strategies, problem solving, conflict resolution, decision making, communication, goal setting, planning and implementation, team building, positive peer.
Employment skills development - project assessment, planning, development and implementation, cost breakdowns, budgeting, time management and organizing training.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/27/2019

Sandy, UT

9035 South 700 East
The Children's Center
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 801-633-2091
Organization Name: Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain
Address: 9035 South 700 East
The Children's Center
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 801-633-2091
Fax: 801-966-4289
Email: janetw@esgw.org
Eligibility: Children age 14 months to 7 years with ASD. Youth ages 16 to 24.
Services Provided: Classes for children with sensory processing issues, and with social communication disorders.
Wiggly Worm Sensory Processing Classes--(Salt Lake City, Provo, St. George), ages 3-6, 8-week class series for parents and their children ages preschool through 6 who are experiencing sensory processing issues. Cost is $65 for the 8-week class series. Call for a schedule of upcoming dates and information.
Lego Club--This is an 8-week series offered during the summer months for children in grades 1-4 with social communication disorders, such as children on the autism spectrum. Under the directions of our trained staff, children work in pairs and small groups to assemble Lego® building projects. Cost is $65 for the 8-week class series.
Provider Profiles: Janet Wade, Director
Provo location: 1185 East 300 North 84606-3539
St. George location: 162 North 400 East, Dept. of Workforce Services, Bldg B 84770
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/17/2019
9750 South 300 West
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 801-742-1706
Address: 9750 South 300 West
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 801-742-1706
Email: wholekidsutah@gmail.com
Eligibility: Ages 11 - 15
Services Provided: WholeKids offers group and individual teens and children wholeness experiences through fun and interactive workshops that create and inspire powerful, confident young people. They provide several workshops teaching these skills and values. A private organization; some scholarships.
Provider Profiles: Jay Bladen
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 6/13/2017
Organization Name: Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain
Address: 9035 South 700 East
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 385-290-7685
Email: crystale@esgw.org
Eligibility: Youth and young adults with disabilities and social communication disorders. Salt Lake County and Utah County
Services Provided: Expanding Options program. Pre-employment transition services, a set of specific services designed to prepare individuals with disabilities, ages 14 to 21, for higher education, employment, and transition to their desired level of independence.

Peer Connections (Salt Lake City, Utah County) Peer Connections helps students ages 16-24 with significant social communication issues establish and enhance their relational skills, while exploring work and career activities. This program fills an existing service gap for these students by providing opportunities for regular social interactions with a peer of similar age during a structured community service activity.
Overview of Activities:
An in-depth application process will match teens by employment interests and personality.
Teens will be referred to the Vocational Rehabilitation (USOR) for eligibility – a program requirement.
Students will be assigned a host agency to conduct weekly volunteer service based on their interests and needs.
Students are required to perform a total of 3 hours of community service/job training a week for 9 weeks.
Our Peer Connections coordinator will be there each step of the way to provide appropriate feedback and coaching.
Provider Profiles: Crystal Emery, Program Director
Salt Lake City location--The Leonardo, 209 East 500 South

Peer Connections funding from Voc Rehab for pre-transition services for students who are potentially eligible for Voc Rehab, they have an IEP or have a medical or behavioral health recommendation. Students who are already “in plan” with VR are also eligible.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 6/17/2019

South Jordan, UT

Address: 885 West Baxter Drive
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-446-3515
Email: reachcounselingutah@gmail.com
Eligibility: ages 4 and up
Services Provided: Provides general counseling services including, intensive outpatient services, postpartum support groups and counseling. Also has a Holladay location.
Original Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/29/2019

St. George, UT

Organization Name: Dixie Regional Medical Center, Intermountain Healthcare
Address: 652 S Medical Center Dr LL-10
Dixie Regional Medical Center
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-251-2250
Fax: 435-251-2255
Services Provided: Inpatient Pediatric Unit, Childlife Specialist, Outpatient Pediatric Therapy. Treatment of neurological disorders, developmental delays, orthopedic conditions, behavioral disorders, attention disorders. Physical therapy includes obesity treatment. Provides therapy for lymphedema. Provides speech therapy: multiple speech-language pathologists who provide treatment for neurological disorders and developmental delays.
LiVe Well Center offers physical therapy, and lifestyle counseling in exercise, and nutrition.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/14/2019

Taylorsville, UT

Organization Name: Intermountain Healthcare
Address: 3845 West 4700 South
Taylorsville, UT 84118
Phone: 801-840-4360
Eligibility: none, though insurance coverage may depend on contractual participation - consult your member handbook or benefits officer
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Offers speech-language, occupational and physical therapy services at 4 outreach therapy sites. Offers comprehensive evaluation services and address each child's individual priorities in many areas including communication, self-care, social skills, sensory integration, eating, play skills, etc. Services for treating children with autism are available at all outpatient rehabilitation sites. Services include treatment for childhood obesity.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 2/21/2018

West Jordan, UT

Organization Name: Autism Solutions Utah
Address: 1785 West 7888 South
West Jordan, UT 84088
Phone: 801-735-3252
Email: info@autismsolutionsutah.com
Eligibility: For children who are diagnosed or suspected to be on the autism spectrum.
Services Provided: Provides ABA therapy, social skills groups, and IEP consultations for children on the autism spectrum.
Provider Profiles: ADOS testing
Original Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/15/2019
Organization Name: Autism Solutions Utah
Address: 1785 West 7888 South
West Jordan, UT 84088
Phone: 801-987-3592
Email: solutionsforautism@gmail.com
Eligibility: For children who are diagnosed or suspected to be on the autism spectrum.
Services Provided: Provides ABA therapy and IEP consultations for children on the autism spectrum.
Original Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/29/2019
Address: 8819 South Redwood Road Suite B
West Jordan, UT 84088
Phone: 801-788-4978
Eligibility: Children ages 2 - 5. Neurodiversities such as those labeled with Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Neuro-genetic Disorders, etc.
Services Provided: We offer a wide variety of therapy approaches, both in your home and in the community. Our specialists are able to create an Individualized Support Plan for each individual based on their needs and abilities. We do this through diagnostic services, combined with research-based intervention strategies to provide success for both the individual and family creating an ideal experience and measurable results.

CTR Supports provides...
Psychological Evaluations
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
Parent Coaching
Behavior Supports
Verbal Behavior Interventions based off VB MAPP
Play Therapy
Executive Functioning Training
Educational Consultation
Functional Skills Training
Sibling Support Groups
Social Skills Therapy Groups
Summer and Holiday Camps
Service Coordination

Summer Programs include: Social Skills for Early Childhood; Social Skills for individuals entering 1st - 3rd grade; Language and Communication; Social Skills for individuals entering 4th - 6th grade; and Parent Workshops
Provider Profiles: Cobilynn Rogers, Co-Founder & Executive Director
Taryn Nicksic-Springer, PhD, BCBA-D, NCSP, Clinical Director
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/5/2019

MD

Rockville, MD

PO Box 1901
Rockville, MD 20849
Phone: 301-755-9485
Address: PO Box 1901
Rockville, MD 20849
Phone: 301-755-9485
Toll Free Phone: 888-938-3240
Fax: 888-172-1425
Email: info@modelmekids.com
Eligibility: Open to the public, Nationwide.
Services Provided: Videos for modeling social skills. Teaching tools for children, adolescents, and teenagers with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and developmental delays. The videos are used by teachers, parents, and therapists.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019