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What are adult clinical group services?

Our multidisciplinary clinical team offers a variety of group learning and intervention opportunities to help clients meet their personal goals alongside their peers, in a safe and fun online environmentOur groups cover a variety of topics including Relationship Skills, Sexuality, Life Skills, Wellbeing, and Communication.  

Groups are facilitated by our experienced clinicians and were developed from a trauma-informed care lens.

How do group services work?

Groups are offered on-line using our free videoconferencing platform.  Each group has a set of learning objectives to help clients understand what they will learn about and decide if this is a good match to their needs. 

Some of our groups are registered groups with an expectation of weekly attendance, while others are designed as a drop-in group.   

Our group learning opportunities focus on building knowledge, awareness, and understanding on a specific topic.  Our group interventions focus on building new skills that clients will develop and apply over a longer period of time within a community of their peers. 

To ensure clients are ready and able to join our groups, we offer teaching of how to use videoconference controls or work to develop safety plans as needed.

Our groups include an evaluation survey for clients to provide feedback at the end of the group. This helps us to improve our services over time. 

We can customize service options for clients who could benefit from the content of our groups but may be unable to participate in a group format.  Please contact us at [email protected]  for more information. 

How do I get started?

Your first step to accessing our clinical services is applying to Developmental Services Ontario. Developmental Services Ontario is the single point of access for all adult developmental services in Ontario.

Group registration is available to clients who have already been deemed eligible for service by Developmental Services Ontario. 

Ready to register?

You can sign-up for our Adult Clinical Groups online.

Have questions?

Our team is ready to help. Contact us at 1-800-668-8555 ext. 1001 or [email protected].

Our Groups

All groups are listed in Eastern Standard Time.

See our full listing of group offerings below:

Group Learning

We are offering the following group learning options. Registration is needed for the following groups, with an expectation of weekly attendance.

Click on the topic below for dates and times:

Grief and Loss Workshop

Coming Soon

Coming Soon Online

Learn how to identify feelings of grief and loss & learn coping strategies. Learn More

Leisure Skills

June 3 and 10, 2024 1:00 pm
Online

Leisure activities have a big impact on our quality of life. Come explore your options. Learn More

Nutrition and Cooking

Tuesdays, May 28 to June 18, 202410:30 am
Online

Improve your knowledge of food/kitchen safety and healthy meal planning. Learn More

Personal Hygiene

Monday, June 17th, 20241:00 pm
Online

Keeping your body clean is important for your health and social relationships. Come learn the basics with us! Learn More

Personal Safety

Fridays, May 31 to June 21, 202410:30 am
Online

Improve your awareness of how to keep yourself safe online, at home, and in the community. Learn More

Relationship Skills Module 1: Social Boundaries

Wednesdays, June 5 to July 3, 202410:30 am
Online

Learn how to define different types of relationships while practicing your social communication skills. Learn More

Relationship Skills Module 2: Sociosexual Foundations

Coming Soon
Online

Inclusive education series to introduce sexual vocabulary, sexual wellness, and abuse prevention strategies. Learn More

Relationship Skills Module 3: Dating & Positive Relationships

Coming Soon Online

Build awareness of how to establish healthy romantic relationships. Learn More

Sleep Hygiene

Coming Soon10:30 am
Online

Sleep is foundational to overall wellbeing. Come learn how to improve your sleep routine! Learn More

The Wellness Series

Coming Soon

Coming Soon Online

Gain foundational knowledge in a variety of coping strategies for self care. Learn More

Understanding Trauma for Caregivers – Workshop

Wednesday, May 15 2024
Wednesday, June 19
2:00 pm
9:00 am
Online

Caregiver-focused education session to improve knowledge of trauma and awareness of trauma-informed support strategies. Learn More

Group Intervention

We are offering the following group intervention options. Registration is needed for the following groups, with an expectation of weekly attendance.

Click on the topic below for dates and times: