Upcoming Events

Due to the increased interest in our program, Social Skills Development Center is in the process of developing the following weekend workshops:

Friendship Camp

Attendees are presented with targeted skills through didactic instruction, role-play demonstrations, and have the opportunity to practice the newly-learned skills through small group behavioral rehearsal exercises with direct coaching from our team.

Topics covered include:

  • Starting and entering conversations
  • Having reciprocal conversations
  • Choosing appropriate friends
  • finding a source of friends
  • Good sportsmanship
  • Planning and organizing get-togethers
  • Responding to and bringing up disagreements
  • Changing a bad reputation

Conversation Camp

Attendees are presented with targeted skills through didactic instruction, role-play demonstrations, and have the opportunity to practice the newly-learned skills through small group behavioral rehearsal exercises.  During these behavioral rehearsals, attendees are divided into small breakout groups to practice with direct coaching from our team.

Topics covered include:

  • Starting and entering conversations
  • Maintaining reciprocal conversations
  • Trading information
  • Appropriate conversation topics
  • Exiting conversations
  • Appropriate use of humor
  • Electronic communication

Bully-Proofing Camp

Attendees are presented with targeted skills through didactic instruction, role-play demonstrations, and have the opportunity to practice the newly-learned skills through small group behavioral rehearsal exercises with direct coaching from our team.

Topics covered include:

  • Handling teasing
  • Responding to embarrassing feedback
  • Minimizing cyber bullying
  • Managing rumors and gossip
  • Handling physical bullying
  • Responding to disagreements
  • Bringing up disagreements
  • Changing a reputation

Dating Camp

Attendees are presented with targeted skills through didactic instruction, role-play demonstrations, and have the opportunity to practice the newly-learned skills through small group behavioral rehearsal exercises with direct coaching from our team.

Topics covered include:

  • Letting someone know you like them
  • flirting
  • Choosing appropriate people to date
  • Online dating
  • Asking someone on a date
  • Accepting rejection
  • Turning someone down
  • Planning and going on dates
  • Dating Do’s and Don’ts
  • Handling pressure from partners

Important information regarding all workshops:

  • Open to all including adolescents, young adults, parents and professionals
  • All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • 9 am to 3 pm each day
  • All weekend workshops include light refreshments and lunch will be served each day
  • Cost is $500 per attendee
  • Anticipated start of workshops will be announced 
  • Contact us at (714) 658-0797 if you would like to be added to the growing interest list for one of these workshops

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Location


Directions for locating office

Enter off Newhope Street under the Los Caballeros Sports Center archway. Continue driving until you reach the Orange County Mortgage building on the right hand side. It is directly across from the two-story parking structure. We are located in this building on the second floor.

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