Skill Builder Classes

Real Help For Real Life Skill Building Classes are designed to help youth and parents  develop specific skills with overcoming common real-life challenges.

Classes are FREE with flexible scheduling for busy families. They consist of 4-5 weekly sessions and provide the additional benefit of serving as support groups. Clients must complete an individual intake session before the first date of classes.

Classes are designed for youth and parents struggling with real-life issues such as:
  • Conflict at home or school
  • Anger management
  • Managing peer pressure
  • Lack of motivation at school
  • School attendance
  • Reckless or criminal behavior

All class topics were developed using Seeking Safety, a promising practice intervention counseling model, and incorporate Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) principles.

To encourage class completion and to assist with transportation, participants can earn a $10 gas card awarded for each class day, up to $50!

Hill and Palo Pinto counties:
Youth ages 10-17
Parents of youth ages 0-17
Tarrant, Johnson, and Parker counties:
Youth ages 10-17
Parents of youth ages 6-17

REAL Tips for Family Conflict: Tuesday, August 8 at 6 p.m.

This class is for families wanting to improve their interpersonal skills to help avoid conflict. As a bonus for attending, you’ll recieve free school supplies and a backpack (limit 2 per family)! Held at our office on 1025 S. Jennings Avenue, 76104

Current Classes/Support Groups

This class helps youth identify triggers for their anxiety and develop healthy coping skills. Family Support Specialists guide youth in identifying anxiety-producing beliefs.
This class helps youth understand their anger by learning about its negative effects in their lives and with their relationships. Youth will learn how to express their emotions in a healthy way.
This class is for youth, who may be first offenders, understand the repercussions of life choices. It will provide them the skills necessary to avoid behavior that may put future success at risk.
This class helps parents understand how to improve their relationships with their children and decrease conflict through skill development, behavior management, and support.

1-hour single session classes are provided on specific hot topics. Check out our schedule in the drop-down menu below or call us to schedule one of these classes for your special group.

  • REAL Tips for Family Conflict
  • REAL Tips for Stress Management
  • REAL Tips for Screen Time
  • REAL Tips for Social Media
  • REAL Tips for Bullying

This summer camp is designed to prepare youth for a bright future. Topics covered include coping with challenges, cultivating healthy relationships and creating meaning in their lives.

Fill out the form below to begin the registration process

One of our AIRS Specialists will contact you to complete enrollment in the Skill Building Class. Clients must have an intake to register before attending the class.

Skill Builder Registration

Counseling and Skills Group Referral Form

Language of Primary Caregiver:
Is Youth on Formal Probation
Do You Have Divorce Decree Papers
*This explains if you have the right to consent for the youth to receive mental health services.

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Classes/Support Groups (Choose One):

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