De Aqui Y De Alla Teen Support Group

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To create a safe place for participants to process their feelings about their experiences as a first-generation Latino(a) and normalize experiences with other group participants.

  • Participant Details – Open to Josselyn clients aged 12-18 who identify as first-generation Latino(a). If a participant is aged 18, they must also be enrolled in high school.
  • Date & Time – Meets in person at Josselyn’s Grayslake location (100 N. Atkinson Road Grayslake) on alternating Wednesdays at 5 pm.
  • Framework – Group members will:
    • Learn assertive communication skills to engage in conversations with their caregivers about cultural norms and traditions
    • Explore intergenerational trauma and cultural barriers that may interfere with interpersonal relationships with their caregivers
  • Facilitators – Maribel Belen-Figueroa, LCSW, and Maria Martinez, MSW

To learn more about this group, please speak with your Josselyn therapist.

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