The mission of Yachad’s Relationship Building Course (RBC) is for individual’s with developmental disabilities ages 18+ to acquire practical social skills for everyday living that may be applied in a diverse swath of home, community, social, and vocational settings, and for participants to learn the skills needed to foster meaningful and lasting interpersonal relationships.
RBC is a highly personalized program. Participants meet in small to medium-sized experiential groups and, with the support of trained facilitators, have fun while learning and developing their social skills.
RBC runs 2 semesters per year in multiple Yachad locations across North America and Israel including New York, New Jersey and Florida.
Topics covered include:
- Communication and Conversation Skills (beginner/intermediate)
- Understanding and Responding to Social Cues
- Conversation Topics
- Joining a Conversation
- Starting /Maintaining a conversation
- Personal Space
- Managing Emotions
- Safety and Social Media