COVID-19 UPDATE – CHILDREN’S SERVICES: Effective immediately and until further notice, face-to-face services at Bethesda have been suspended. We will remain available to families via phone, email, and videoconference. To explore remote service options, click here for our latest calendar.

For additional questions please contact Bethesda’s Services Coordinators at 905.684.6918 ext.170 or email serviceinfo@bethesdaservices.com

Group Programs

Bethesda offers both respite and clinical group programs across different areas of interest and skill domains.

  • ABA Skill Building Groups use evidence-based strategies that enable participants to learn and practice new skills with peers.
  • Recreational and Respite Groups provide participants with interactive social activities on evenings, weekends and school PA Days.

Home Alone - Virtual Group Service

Using an online platform, youth will discuss topics related to staying safe when home alone.

Topics covered will include: stranger awareness, what to do in an emergency and calling 911, home safety and basic medical care for minor scrapes and cuts, internet safety, establishing a home alone routine, locking and unlocking a door, being responsible with a house key. 

This program is appropriate for children who can: follow multi-step instructions independently, communicate verbally and can participate in a virtual group setting without interfering behaviour. 

DatePrice
Every Monday, Wednesday 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Monday June 8, 2020 to Wednesday July 22, 2020
Ages 10+
$225.00Please Call
OR
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Puberty 101: Boys Group - Virtual Group Service

In this  virtual group, children and youth will learn social and life skills related to the physical and emotional changes that occur with puberty in an engaging and interactive way. 

Topics Include: Hygiene and showering, Washing and shaving, What is puberty, Biological processes and who to talk to, Private vs. public, Social media and online safety. 

This program is appropriate for youth who can: follow multi-step instructions independently, communicate verbally and can participate in a virtual group setting without interfering behaviour.

DatePrice
Every Tuesday, Thursday 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Tuesday June 9, 2020 to Thursday July 23, 2020
Ages 10 to 14
$225.00Please Call
OR
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Puberty 101: Girls Group - Virtual Group Service

In this virtual group, children and youth will learn social and life skills related to the physical and emotional changes that occur with puberty in an engaging and interactive way. 

Topics include: Hygiene and showering, Washing and shaving, What is puberty, Biological processes and who to talk to, Private vs. public, Social media and online safety.

This program is appropriate for children and youth  who can: follow multi-step instructions independently, communicate verbally and can participate in a virtual group setting without interfering behaviour.

DatePrice
Every Tuesday, Thursday 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Tuesday June 9, 2020 to Thursday July 23, 2020
Ages 10 to 14
$225.00Please Call
OR
Register Now