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RISE UP Skills Group

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Interested in joining our Skills Group?

Groups will be held on Tuesday evenings from 4:30pm-6:00pm

@ Rise Up Building (104 S Maple, Carlsbad NM)

Snacks will be provided for participants at each session.

Groups run for approximately 26 weeks (6 months).

Group size maximum of 12 participants

- Ages from 12 to 15.

* An exception can be made for 11 or 16 year olds - pending individual assessment.

- New participants may join in at any point.

The goal of the Rise Up Skills Group is to help adolescents who have experienced trauma to learn the coping skills necessary to change behavioral, emotional, thinking, and interpersonal patterns associated with problems in everyday living. While this group utilizes skills from Dialectical Behavior Therapy it is important to note that the facilitators and

co-facilitators at Rise Up Counseling Services are not DBT therapists, and are not offering DBT therapy. Instead we recognize that DBT skills are useful tools for anyone who has experienced trauma to learn.

Skills that participants will learn, include:

- Mindfulness

- Distress Tolerance

- Interpersonal Effectiveness

- Emotional Regulation

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