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Nelson Ridge
Intermediate School
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Mrs. Foley
School Social Worker - Nelson Ridge
nfoley@nlsd122.org

Nelson Ridge Social Work Groups

Family Changes
Nelson Ridge School is pleased to offer a Family Changes Group to our students. The purpose of this group is to teach coping skills and to help students understand their feelings related to recent, significant changes in their lives. These changes can include, but are not limited to: divorce, separation, the death of a relative, a move to a new home or school, etc. The group meets three times a month for 20 minutes during lunchtime. The group will be about 8 weeks long.

Please click the link to access a permission slip for this group.

Family Changes Permission Slip

Lunch Bunch
Nelson Ridge School is pleased to offer a Lunch Bunch Group to our students. The purpose of this group is to help students learn and practice social skills with their peers. Students will discuss how to make and keep friends. They will also discuss how to solve friendship problems that occur. The group meets three times a month during lunchtime. The group will be about 8 weeks long.

Please click the link to access a permission slip for this group.

Lunch Bunch Permission Slip

Self-esteem Group for Girls

Nelson Ridge is pleased to offer a self-esteem group to our students. This group will give girls an opportunity to feel empowered, gain self-awareness, develop positive coping mechanisms, improve daily problem-solving skills, feel connected with other girls, and make healthy decisions as they grow through turbulent times. Group members share feelings, struggles, and similarities and serve as a sounding board for one another while discussing and participating in a variety of activities.  The group meets once a week for 20 minutes during lunchtime. The group will be about 8 weeks long.

Please click the link to access a permission slip for this group.

Self-Esteem Permission Slip