High School Friends

Coping Skills Course 1
 

Ages 12-15

Welcome and 5 meetings

In this course, you will learn essential coping skills to support you both in your daily living and during difficult or stressful situations. The skills you develop in this course should help you now and in the future. 

 

Using a foundation of the five basics of Mental Health, we will learn and practice various coping skills. The skill categories we will focus on are:

 

•Distracting

•Calming

•Focusing

•Thought management

Course Outline

•Intro Night w/caregivers 90 min

5 basics of Mental Health

Breathing/Mindfulness

•Session #1 60 min

What’s a feeling?

•Session #2 60 min

Physical self

•Session #3 60 min

Your mind

•Session #4 60 min

Emotional Self

•Session #5 60 min

Social self

This course requires prior registration as well as a short telephone orientation before the initial in-person session. All participants will start together in the first session. There will be no opportunities to make up any missed sessions. Students will leave each session with tangible tools to support them with their practice.  

General Info

Dates : 9/13*     9/20     9/27     10/4     10/11     10/18

Time:   7:30    60 min block

Location: McManus Counseling

                 191 City Depot Rd

                 Charlton 

​Cost: 275.00 dollars (due at the time of registration) 

*The initial meeting is at the Charlton Public Library and a caregiver in encouraged to attend.  90 min block

Insurance is not accepted for this course

Michael McManus LICSW, MSW