Groups

AYSP offers several parenting groups for parents/caregivers, and various support and educational groups for youth throughout the year.

Group Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

A broad-focused parenting support program for groups of parents/caregivers with children (0-12) or teenagers (up to 16 years). Group Triple P is designed for parents/caregivers with concerns about their child’s/teenager’s behaviour or who wish to learn a variety of parenting skills that will promote their child’s/teenager’s development and potential.

TREE Group (Tolerating & Regulating Emotions Effectively)

The TREE group is a 16-week Skills Group for youth, aged 14-17, which aims to enhance the youth’s capacity to cope with and/or problem solve issues.  The group provides the opportunity to learn and rehearse new skillful behaviours, including: mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, dialectical thinking and validation.

Youth Gender Journeys (YGJ) in Peel Group

Youth Gender Journeys (YGJ) Peel is a 12-session group for trans and gender-diverse youth, who are exploring their identity and expression. Facilitated by a trans-identified YBB Counsellor, the YGJ group includes topics such as self-identity, coming out, navigating discrimination, transitioning and more.

“I really appreciate the volunteers and the AYSP workers, especially that they passed no judgements and were very easy to speak to.”

Youth Justice Committee Program Client

What's New!

Gender Journeys in Peel Group

Youth Gender Journeys (YGJ) Peel is a 12-session group for trans and gender-diverse youth, who are exploring their identity and expression. Facilitated by a trans-identified YBB Counsellor, the YGJ group includes topics such as self-identity, coming out, navigating discrimination, transitioning and more.

When: Tuesdays, starting September 29, 2020 (4:30pm - 6:30pm)

Teen Triple P Group

Teen Triple P Group is a broad-focused parenting support program for groups of parents/caregivers with teenagers aged 12-16. Group Triple P is designed for parents/caregivers with concerns about their teenager's behaviour or who wish to learn a variety of parenting skills that will promote their teenager's development and potential. 

When: Thursdays, starting October 8, 2020 (6:30pm - 8:30pm)