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Nelson Prairie
Elementary School
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Mrs. Willey
Social Worker - Nelson Prairie
jwilley@nlsd122.org

Learning Lunch Groups

Friendship Group

Friendship Group is for students to learn, practice, and strengthen their social awareness skills.  The group will focus on meeting new people, understanding others, and conflict resolution skills.  Meetings will take place weekly during your child’s during lunch for eight weeks and is offered twice a school year.  

Feelings Group

This eight-week support group will focus on helping students name their feelings, identify situations which may cause nervous feelings, and various ways to deal with their worries.  Students will also have an opportunity to meet with other students who are experiencing similar feelings during their school day.  Groups will take place weekly during your child’s lunch and are offered twice a school year. 

Families in Change Group

The Families in Change group is for students who may be dealing with grief from loss of a family member, or students whose parents are divorced, separated, or are not together due to other circumstances.  The group will focus on expressing one’s feelings and learning and practicing different coping skills.  Students will also have an opportunity to meet with other students who are experiencing similar events in their lives.  Meetings will take place weekly during your child’s during lunch for eight weeks and are offered twice a school year.