Home :: Directions/Map :: Practice Policy :: Contact Us  
  Helping Children and
Adolescents Succeed Socially

Welcome to The Social Skills Place, Inc.


  • Winter groups will begin the week of Jan. 2.
  • Groups will continue through the school year and into the summer.
  • Groups prices are charged every ten weeks, so a child may leave if need be, after a ten week session.  Most of the kids stay on and continue to form the needed relationships with the kids/adolescents in the group.
Group Times
  • Monday K-1-2 Grades Group — 4:30-5:15 PM
  • Mondays High School Group — 6:45-7:45 PM
  • Wednesday Jr. High Group — 5:45-6:45 PM
  • Thursday High School Group — 6:45-7:45 PM

Please call: 847 446-7430 or email: Socialskillsplace@gmail.com if you are needing a group for your child/adolescent.

We Begin new groups as soon as we have enough children or adolescents to form a new group. Click here to see our current class schedule.

Our Mission
The Social Skills Place, Inc. is committed to helping children, young people and their families better understand social environments and how to become successful in them by teaching social, emotional and organizational skills in a structured environment (either through the utilization of Social Skill Groups or individually with children and/or their parents).

Who are the Children and Adolescents Joining Our Social Skills Groups?

Mainstreamed Children and Adolescents who:

  • Life is made of millions of moments, but we live only one of these moments at a time. As we begin to change this moment, we begin to change our lives.

    - Trinidad Hunt

    have difficulties in social situations including conflict, bullying, teasing or social isolation.
  • resort to aggressive or passive strategies in conflict situations with others.
  • have difficulties participating in group or team activities.
  • have difficulties expressing themselves.
  • have difficulties identifying their feelings and showing understanding for other people's feelings.
  • are so shy it gets in the way of connecting with peers.
  • have social anxieties and social phobias.
  • seem to misread nonverbal social cues.
  • struggle to follow instructions or who have difficulties with problem solving.
  • need help making and keeping friends.
The Social Skills Place, Inc. :: 310 S. Happ Rd, Suite 201 :: Northfield, IL 60093
Office 847 446-7430 :: Cell 847 507-8834 :: www.socialskillsplace.com