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Exceptional Children's Family Program - Parent Group

Bringing art therapy to the families of children with exceptional needs!

The Art Therapy Institute has been working in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools with the Exceptional Children's Program for the past ten years. We would like to expand our work to support the families of our EC students as well. We are happy to announce three summer art therapy groups in June and July that are geared towards supporting the families of EC students!

Parent Group

  • Open to parents or caregivers of EC students
  • Focusing on self-care, relaxation, and mindfulness techniques
  • Will correspond to the Extended School Year schedule so more parents can attend (bi-weekly mornings in July)
  • Duration: Hour and a half two times per week
  • Cost: $130 for all 6 sessions or $30 per session
  • Groups will meet on the following days/times: Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00AM-11:30AM: 7/9, 7/11, 7/16, 7/18, 7/23, 7/25

    Sibling Group

    • Open to siblings of EC students
    • Focusing on stress relief, self-esteem, and sense of identity
    • Starting in mid-June
    • Duration: One hour per week
    • Cost: $90 for all 6 weeks or $20 per session
    • Groups will meet on the following days/times: Mondays from 2:30-3:30PM: 6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30

    Family Group

    • Open to EC students and their family members
    • Open studio format where families get to use materials of their choice and make art together
    • Focusing on positive communication, collaboration, and creating moments of connection and play
    • Starting in mid-June (afternoon or evenings)
    • Duration: Hour and a half per week
    • Cost: $90 for all 6 weeks or $20 per session
    • Groups will meet on the following days/times: Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30PM: 6/19, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31

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