​Helping Adults Succeed through Daily conversations.

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​What is PEERS® for Young Adults? 

Conversation Skills, LLC

Speech and Language Therapy


Helping People Succeed Through Daily Conversations


Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) for Young Adults (Ages 18-35) is a 16-week evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated young adults, who are interested in learning skills to make and keep friends and develop romantic relationships. During each group session, young adults are taught important social skills and are given the opportunity to practice these skills.

*Young adults and social coaches must attend each session (i.e., parent, family member, adult sibling, life coach, job coach, peer mentor, etc.). Social coaches are taught how to assist young adults in making and keeping friends by providing feedback during weekly socialization homework assignments.

Enrollment is limited. Classes are on Sunday afternoons in the spring and fall. Group instruction is provided in English. Regular attendance is imperative. Social coach participation is required.

Topics of Instruction:

  • How to use appropriate conversational skills
  • How to choose appropriate friends
  • How to appropriately use electronic forms of communication
  • How to appropriately use humor and assess humor feedback
  • How to start, enter, and exit conversations between peers
  • How to organize successful get-togethers with friends
  • How to develop romantic relationships and use appropriate dating etiquette
  • How to handle arguments and disagreements with friends and in relationships
  • How to handle rejection, teasing, bullying, and rumors/gossip.


Pre-requisites: 

  • Have friendship problems
  • Young adults ages 18-35 years old; graduated from high school
  • Young adults must be interested in attending the program
  • Young adults must agree to participate voluntarily in the program 
  • Young adults must have a consistent social coach willing to attend the program each week


Application process: 

  • Call our office at 571-328-5762 to complete a brief phone screen with a member of our staff.
  • Schedule a free intake meeting (young adult and social coach) to determine if our program is appropriate for you and your young adult.  
  • Complete and return your enrollment packet.


Costs: 

  • The full fee for group sessions is $3,000 (including intake and both parent and YA groups)
  • Flexible payment options are available.
  • We are unable to accept insurance a this time.