September 27 – November 29, 2021

Thursdays, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Space is Limited to 12 participants

Register by completing the ONLINE FORM BELOW!


Registration is on a first come, first served basis and space is limited to 12 participants to keep the group small.  Any registered teen between the ages of 13-19 years old who gets a spot in the group is encouraged to start and complete the entire session.  Participants are foster, adoptive or kinship placed. The facilitator will give each young person the grace to miss a week, as needed.

Topics will be based on the needs of the group. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following: school adjustment, identity, stress, friendships, peer pressure, social media, self-acceptance, creativity, pursuing dreams, goals, core issues of adoption, etc.

Look for a session coming up in the Winter/Spring semester, too!  This is a new opportunity and Help One Child was excited to launch this past summer, a frequently requested program for our youth.  Please reach out to Cristin Winn Reyes at cristin@helponechild.org with any questions or concerns. An email with the zoom registration and joining details will serve as a confirmation for participation in the group for each registered youth.  At the end of the session, upon completion of an online group evaluation, a $25 gift is gifted for participation and feedback!

Dr. Marlina Selva is the facilitator for the NEW Teen Support Group for foster, former foster, adopted, or kinship placed adolescents age 13-19 years old. Dr. Selva helps adolescents and families work through difficulties including depression, anxiety, trauma, school adjustment, attachment, and family conflict.  Working with and connecting with adolescents is one of her many talents and her partnership with Help One Child began after an introduction from Dr. Don Williams, co-founder of our Support Groups back in 1999.

Teen Support Group

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