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Social Skills Development (Summer Program)

Did you know that the childhood years are the most crucial when it comes to the development of social skills that are essential to living a successful adult life?


This course is led by a Master of Counselling student with knowledge of developmental psychology as well as a psychology student who has experience with many types of children. Together, they will teach kids how to interact appropriately with others their age through exercises, games, and role plays.


In this course, kids will learn:

  • Conversational skills
  • Understanding of body language and social cues
  • How to build and maintain friendships
  • Problem-solving skills
  • How to work as part of a team


Click here for a downloadable version of the brochure.



Charlene Castelo, B.A.

Charlene completed her undergraduate work at the University of Alberta and is currently completing her Master of Counselling through City University of Seattle. She specializes in mentoring youth, helping parents learn new skills, and providing crisis intervention to families. Charlene has co-facilitated CBT groups for children and teens with anxiety and has training in Play Therapy. She strives to increase her client’s social skills so they can succeed in life.

Rachel von Elling

Rachel has completed the third year of her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at The King’s University. She has been working with children for years as camp counsellor, an aquatic instructor, and a recreational therapist for severally disabled children. She provides government funded respite for families with children with special needs including autism, ADHD, and chronic health problems. Rachel loves to see children reach their full potential and to assist them in achieving success in all areas of their life.

Kezia Wright

Kezia has completed her second year of the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program at The King’s University. In her work with children as camp counsellor and an aquatic instructor she strives to help them overcome struggles so everyone can participate.

Workshop Details


July 10-20, 2017 weekdays (9-12 year olds)

July 24-28, 2017 weekdays (6- 8 year olds)


9:30 – 11:00 am


$270/person (9-12 year olds)

$150/person (6-8 year olds)

*Space is limited, please register early.


Cornerstone Counselling Centre

Suite 302 10140 117 Street

Edmonton, AB T5K 1X3

For More Information & to Register

Registration and payment must be received one week prior to the session.

Call 780.482.6215 ext. 0

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the event are refundable minus a $125 registration fee. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable.


We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrollment.

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