The Building Social Skills groups are offered to youth 5 to 10 years of age using behavioral modification, relaxation and positive reinforcment techniques. Venilia Gardens collaborates with the parents, schools and other collaterials to assist in creating a network of support for these children. Children participate in weekly groups using vaious art and video media to enhance behaviors, learn coping strategies, and manage angry feelings. There are weekly and monthly rewards given for improved behaviors in school, home and group. At the end of each month, youth who collect enough points are rewarded with a field trip to Chucky Cheese, bowling, roller skating and other outdoor activities. Groups are always on Friday’s at 1:10.