CONFIDENT SOLUTIONS, LLC

BRIDGING THE GAP BY EMPOWERING CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AND SCHOOLS THROUGH MAKING MINDFUL CONNECTIONS.
Confident Solutions

Registration is now open for our next six-week session of social skills classes. Classes begin on Sunday, April 8th and run through Sunday, May 13th.The total cost for a six-week session is $225.00. Each group will have no more than 5 students so we can practice “thinking” about thinking as well as individualize for each child. Teacher letters for the elementary aged classes will be provided weekly so all of the adults in your child’s life are using the same terminology and have the same expectations. Please note there will be a Zones of Regulation class offered on Monday evenings as well.  If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at confidentsolutions7@gmail.com. You can click here confidentsolutions7@gmail.com to directly take you to our e-mail. 

If you are new to our groups, please complete a registration form found here with this registration form and send it to us at confidentsolutions7@gmail.com.  We are also happy to e-mail you a copy of the registration. 
If you are a returning family, and your information is still current, please fill out this condensed registration form and e-mail it to us confidentsolutions7@gmail.com. We are also happy to e-mail you a copy of the registration. 
We are offering six different sessions, so please read the specifics below. As always, reach out to us with questions! We believe that empowering the parent/guardian is equally important in empowering the child. Please plan on staying for the parent session of your child’s class to learn what your child is learning and how to help your child at home. As we send your weekly teacher letter, we encourage you to let your child’s teacher know that he or she can also reach out to us for extra support or questions for your child in the classroom. We’re all here to help your child grow in his/her social learning.
All classes are held at University Ridge Office Center, 1905 JN Pease Place, Suite 201, Charlotte, NC 28262.


Mindful Thinking and Zones of Regulation 

Zones of Regulation teaches emotional self-regulation with any emotion through building social and sensory skills.  Mindfulness  provides the foundation of awareness through five realms; physical, mental, emotional, social, and global literacy. Through conscious observation (mindfulness) of our behaviors and thoughts we gain personal power.  This process is both physiological and mental. Thinking is a powerful tool that we can access within each of the four zones to help with emotion regulation. By categorizing our thoughts and emotions we can build a toolbox that will empower us to monitor without judging, and choose our responses successfully.   Learning how to self-regulate is a skill that does not develop overnight. It takes time, patience, understanding, and support. This is where training your brain to think Mindfully can be a powerful tool in your toolbox of self-regulation.
This elementary aged group meets every Sunday from 1:00-2:00.



 Self-Awareness-Learning How To "Think" About Thinking Socially

This is the perfect beginning class if you are new to our social skills groups. This six-week session lays a foundation of skills that your child can continue to build upon and grow his or her social thinking. During this session, children and parents will learn the differences between self-awareness, self-monitoring, and self-control. Students will learn about “hidden” social expectations in different environments, how to make social observations to learn those “hidden” rules, how behaviors are connected to emotions, strengthen observation/imitation skills, how to gain self-awareness with individual behaviors, move into self-monitoring tools for shifting negative behaviors into positive ones, how to identify if a problem is a big one or little one, and learn how to use your whole body to listen. As we continue to teach these skills, the group will begin to understand that people have a perspective that is different from their own and how to navigate a social interaction using this knowledge. Each child will choose a personal behavior goal and learn tools to help create a shift in awareness and behaviors.
This elementary aged group meets every Sunday from 1:00-2:00



Zones of Regulation and Building My Toolbox

This class is designed for students who are able to recognize (and place) their behavioral responses into each of the zones and begin to understand the responses they elicit from others by placing them in one of the zones. They are ready to begin building their toolbox.  This class moves in the direction of self-care. It requires a solid understanding of one's responses to stimuli. We will work to differentiate between reactions and responses (thought out with intention) and explore different strategies for calming and focusing so that one's response can be intentional. By responding intentionally, students begin to realize that they can elicit the responses they desire from others. This six-week session will include lots of hands on practice in an effort to build a repertoire of tools that each student has tried and feels is helpful to them. 
This elementary aged group meets every Sunday from 2:15-3:15


Social Thinking for Middle School Students-Grades 5-7

This is a new class designed for middle school students who need to be taught cognitively other social skills kids learn naturally.  The lessons will be targeted around the group of students who attend.  Some skills that could be covered are initiation of conversations or difficult tasks, understanding other's perspectives, bringing more awareness to personal social behaviors, and understanding expected social behaviors in various environments.  
This middle school group meets every Sunday from 2:15-3:15



Mindful Thinking and Zones of Regulation-Monday Evening Class

Zones of Regulation teaches emotional self-regulation with any emotion through building social and sensory skills. Mindfulness provides the foundation of awareness through five realms; physical, mental, emotional, social, and global literacy. Through conscious observation (mindfulness) of our behaviors and thoughts, we gain power. This process is both physiological and mental. Thinking is a powerful tool that we can access within each of the four zones to help with emotion regulation. By categorizing our thoughts and emotions we can build a toolbox that will empower us to monitor without judging, and choose our responses successfully. Learning how to self-regulate is a skill that does not develop overnight. It takes time, patience, understanding, and support. This is where training your brain to think Mindfully can be a powerful tool in your toolbox of self-regulation.
This elementary aged group meets on Mondays April 9th-May 14th from 6:15-7:30 pm. Parents and children will be working together for this class.




Lesson Plans and Practice 
Teaching, practice, and patience is the formula for successfully helping your child learn skills in his/her natural environments. If you have a student who has been in previous groups, and is continuing to work on specific skills, than this is the option for you. We will design weekly lesson plans to send you to continue to practice, reinforce and strengthen skills previously taught. You will receive a weekly plan of focus as well as scheduling a time to connect with Christina or Wendy for additional knowledge and support.  This is designed to help strengthen skills and adding new skills as the child is ready. The cost for this option is $125.00. If you are an existing family, please contact us for specifics for your child. 


With Appreciation,

Christina and Wendy

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