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    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. Sessions may focus on politeness, cooperation, negotiation, problem solving, taking turns, sharing, winning and losing, sportsmanship, body language, eye contact, using appropriate language, telephone manners, peer situations, consequences of actions and initiating, conducting and concluding conversations.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Able Training CenterAble-Services provides day programming services and transportation to and from services, to adults with special needs. Our goal is to provide engaging activities for these adults and help them to develop skills to increase their level of independence. Able-Services is part of the lifespan of services provided by Leg Up Farm. Day programming services for adults (ages 18-59) with special needs. Focus is on engaging activities, community participation, and helping the adults to increase their independent livings skills.YorkAble-ServicesAble-Services
    Blair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc. Social Skills TrainingProvides social skills training to adolescents onlyBlairBlair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc. Adolescent Social Skills TrainingBlair County Drug & Alcohol Program, Inc.
    Bridging the GapLife skills program for area youth. Topics covered during the 20 hour program include self-esteem, drug and alcohol education & prevention,money management, the employment process, banking, anger management, conflict resolution, healthy relationships, community resources, STD/STI education, decision making. Also offerred are 45 minutes to 3 hour Bridging the Gap Workshops on any of the above topics. Program can be offered on-site and through out the community.DauphinSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel CorpsSalvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps
    Family Services of Western Pennsylvania - ParentWise Program - Bee KindA kindness curriculum tailored for children ages 3 through 12. Our classes are presented as a series of 30-40 minute sessions.WestmorelandCommunity Partnership ServicesFamily Services of Western Pennsylvania
    Pittsburgh Disability Employment Project for Freedom - Young Adult Summer ProgramProject for Freedom's Young Adult Summer Program is a 2-week summer program for 11th and 12th grade students and recent high school graduates with disabilities that focuses on the soft skills–communication skills, interpersonal skills, decision making skills, and lifelong learning skills–necessary for the workplace. Focus will be on job readiness, employment goals, employment opportunities and strategies for success. By the end of the program students will have an awareness of what it takes to be employed, prepare the necessary tools to search for employment, and will effectively present at an interview. Material will be based on “Skills to Pay the Bills” curriculum developed by the Department of Labor specifically for individuals with disabilities. It will be presented in an interactive workshop environment that encourages workplace best practices. The Instructor will monitor progress. Strategies will be developed for improvement and students will leave with the start of an employment plan. Pre and post assessments will measure progress. This program will be the start for continuing education in this critical area of transition from school to work. Make sure your student is prepared for employment. Be a part of this exciting program.AlleghenyPittsburgh Disability Employment Project for FreedomVolunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg
    Salvation Army Western PA - Bridging the Gap - AlleghenyJuvenile prevention and/or intervention program that focuses on educating, motivating, and supporting youth and families. Candidates for this program are males and females, ages 12-17, who are having truancy, or behavioral issues. Provides a 12 week life-changing experience that will inspire participants to make positive changed within their lives. The program also introduces different educational, social, health and career resources available within the participant’s community.AlleghenyBridging the GapSalvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division
    Salvation Army Western PA - Bridging the Gap - ArmstrongJuvenile prevention and/or intervention program that focuses on educating, motivating, and supporting youth and families. Candidates for this program are males and females, ages 12-17, who are having truancy, or behavioral issues. Provides a 12 week life-changing experience that will inspire participants to make positive changed within their lives. The program also introduces different educational, social, health and career resources available within the participant’s community.ArmstrongBridging the GapSalvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division
    Salvation Army Western PA - Bridging the Gap - CraftonJuvenile prevention and/or intervention program that focuses on educating, motivating, and supporting youth and families. Candidates for this program are males and females, ages 12-17, who are having truancy, or behavioral issues. Provides a 12 week life-changing experience that will inspire participants to make positive changed within their lives. The program also introduces different educational, social, health and career resources available within the participant’s community.AlleghenyBridging the GapSalvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - HJ Heinz Campus: Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment ProgramVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's HJ Heinz Campus Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (PRRTP) provides a caring and supportive environment where individuals with psychiatric disabilities can obtain the skills, knowledge and supports necessary to successfully transition into the community residential role of their choice. Services include:
    • Goal setting,
    • Housing awareness,
    • Budgeting,
    • Money management,
    • Illness self-management,
    • Medication management,
    • Healthy living skills,
    • Daily living skills (cooking, cleaning, shopping) ,
    • Recovery,
    • Peer support,
    • Social skills
    AlleghenyVeterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    YAP - Lancaster Behavioral Health ProgramYouth Advocate Program (YAP) offers a Behavioral Health Program that serves children and families in the home, school and the community. YAP offers a Behavioral Specialist Consultant, Mobile Therapist and/or Therapeutic Staff Support Services to work as a team with the family, school, other agencies, etc.LancasterYouth Advocate Program - LancasterYouth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP)
    YAP - OBRA Waiver ProgramThe OBRA Waiver Program is designed to provide support for adults diagnosed with Autism. The Advocate will provide services at the home and community and work on targeted skills (life skills, social skills, etc.).LancasterYouth Advocate Program - LancasterYouth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP)
    Youth Advocate Program - Northampton Advocate ProgramDevelops and offers community-based alternatives for children and youth at highest risk of out-of home placement. Licensed provider of behavioral health services, offering a full spectrum of individualized, family-focused support and services to youth and families with various psychological and emotional needs. NorthamptonYouth Advocate Program - NorthamptonYouth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP)

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