Rich & Associates

Erika Rich, Ph.D., Owner and Director

HOME CONTACT BIO FAQ
CAMP TEEN CAMP
1:1 THERAPY GROUP THERAPY PARENTING SCHOOL PLAN

WE ARE BACK IN PERSON FOR SUMMER 2021!

CLICK HERE to begin the enrollment process. Please choose the "Camp" application.

We will be adhering to current Los Angeles Department of Public Health and CDC guidelines for summer camps.

Friendship Island: A Social Skills Summer Camp

Rich and Associates offers a Social Skills Summer Camp for children starting at age 5 through the end of middle school who will be grouped by age and working with experienced therapists at a 3:1, camper:counselor ratio. Each week is a different set of activities!

What is Social Skills Camp?

This will be a social skills "boot camp" that is more intensive than our weekly groups. It is perfect for our current clients or for those who are just interested in the camp experience. The camp is appropriate for all children who are having a hard time making or keeping friends. Utilizing evidence-based strategies such as role plays, in vivo coaching, and positive behavior systems, our fun-filled curriculum will especially target:

  • Joining in to groups of children at play or in conversation
  • Dealing with teasing and other conflict negotiation skills
  • Social communication skills--both verbal and nonverbal
  • Reading social cues--including perspective-taking
  • Emotion regulation
  • Mindfulness
  • Organization, collaboration, and problem-solving

Campers are given a special power based on their specific social skills goal for each week (Regulator, Equalizer, Negotiator, or Perceiver) to help them on their journey to Friendship Island at the end of the week. Activities include:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Mindfulness Meditation/Yoga
  • Large Scale Building Projects
  • Game Playing- large and small group (obstacle courses, water play)
  • Teamwork Exercises and Role-Plays
  • Customized Sports Coaching
  • Party on Friendship Island at the end of each week with special activities and snacks!

Dr. Erika Rich will also offer parent seminars during the week over Zoom (different topics each week), providing guidelines for how parents can better facilitate social interactions.

Requirements

  • Cost is $825/week--full nonrefundable payment required to reserve a spot. Lunch and snack are not included.
  • Early bird discount: Enroll by May 1st and your rate is reduced by $50 each week of camp.

Schedule and Location

  • 2021: June 21-25, July 12-16, and July 19-23; 8:45am-2pm
  • Location: 11000 National Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

Monday through Friday, 8:45am-2pm. Brown bag snack and lunch.

CLICK HERE to begin the enrollment process.

CLICK HERE for information about our Summer 2021 Virtual Social Skills Camp

All Hands In Carrying Beach Ball

West Los Angeles

310 709 6427