All Kinds of News for March 07, 2018
The ViewPoint Center introduced new programming this year to assist their students build communication and social skills. These skills are discussed and practiced in a specialized group that meets once a week. This specialized group is led by Amber Seely MS, CCC-SLP, a speech-language pathologist.
Although the group is focused on improving social skills, Amber's has experience with Articulation and Phonological Process Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Speech Therapy and so much more. Additionally she has several years of experience working with young people in residential treatment settings.
The social skills group on campus uses targeted strategies to help students learn effective social skills in a group setting. The topics addressed in this specialty group are designed to improve social skills in a variety of situations and environments. These include:
- Conversation skills
- Identifying and interpreting social cues
- Identifying emotions of others
- Problem solving appropriately for the situation
- Social filtering
- Listening skills
- Good sportsmanship
- Literal vs. figurative language
- Recognizing the perspective of others
About ViewPoint Center
ViewPoint Center, a mental health assessment center for teens ages 12-17, is located just outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. With a program lasting 6-7 weeks, ViewPoint Center provides superior assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and stabilization for teens struggling with mental and behavioral issues such as suicidal ideation, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders. In a safe, personalized environment, ViewPoint helps teens focus on the healing process.