Judy Voron Life Skills Studio

Judy Voron Life Skills Studio

Education. Innovation. Opportunity.

 


This wonderful studio opened in our Pleasantville location, June 2014. We offer a wide variety of creative activities and programs that support socialization, independence, community connections, personal growth and skill building. Each offering provides an excellent training and mentoring venue for our direct support professionals. We also hold periodic informational presentations and workshops in our studio for families, staff and colleagues. In addition, our studio offers evening activities throughout the year held by a variety of community partner organizations. Please check out our calendar and/or Facebook page to see our current offerings.

If you are unable to participate due to financial considerations please reach out to Theresa Delvecchio (tdelvecchio@selecthumanservices.org) so that a scholarship review can be conducted.

All programs are held in the Judy Voron Life Skills Studio at Select Human Services, Inc., 17‐19 Marble Ave., Pleasantville, NY 10570. GET DIRECTIONS

 

See links below for more Info:

Social Night

Come enjoy dancing with your friends as DJ Ian Singer rocks out in the studio. Pizza and snacks are also provided.
1st and 3rd Friday of every month and is offered to young adults, ages 15-25 from 6:30PM TO 8:00PM.

DATES: September 7th,21st. October 5th,19. November 2nd,16th and December 7th,21st.

$25.00 in advance or $30.00 at the door.

About the Instructor:
Dan Gilsenan started working at Select since 2016. Recently,he has been promoted to a senior Field Supervisor. Dan has been working Social Nights for the past two years. His favorite night of the week is Friday!
Call him at: (914)741-6300 x123

Buy your tickets ONLINE HERE or buy tickets for a single night HERE .

If not registered, please email Dan Gilsenan (dgilsenan@selecthumanservices.org) for an intake interview.

 

It’s Complicated!

A Navigation Skills Group for Young Adults

Description:
This Fall, TWO age groups will be offered: High School Teens and the 21+ Group.
Join social worker Carleen Miller-Verna LCSW for this innovative social skills program in the Studio at Select Human Services. Discussion will include, but not be limited to: defining safety & boundaries in peer relationships and learning how to navigate social media & media images in relation to those peers.


Mondays from 5pm to 6pm at Select.
The 21+ age group starts on September 17th.
The Teen group starts on November 5th.

Registration fee is $210 per person for (6) sessions and includes dinner at each session. Group will be capped at 12 participants, so register on-line ASAP! The 21 + group dates: September 17 & 24 and October 1,15,22,29.
The teen group dates: November 5,19,26 and December 3,10,17.

NOTE: Have Self Direction? Program can be reimbursed thru Family Reimbursed Respite.

Questions? Contact Carleen Miller-Verna, LCSW at 914-741-6300 at extension 134

Buy your tickets ONLINE HERE

 

Bowling


Join Select’s Bowling group, with instruction and practice on technique,you’ll surely improve your score while having fun with friends.
Groups will meet at Grand Prix bowling alley in Mt.Kisco. Price includes bowling for 1.5 hours and shoe rental.
Feel free to bring extra money to buy dinner and snacks.

2 sessions are offered on Mondays, 10/22 and 11/12, from 5pm to 6:30pm to individuals 14 and older.
$25.00 per session

About the Instructor:
Linda Tibaldi began working as a DSP in 2014 and most recently joined our full time staff as our Outreach and Mentoring Coordinator. Linda has participated in our
Out and About program in the past and is eager to lead new and exciting programs being offered at Select Human Services.
Questions? Contact Linda at ltibaldi@selecthumanservices.org.

 

Move with Me

A fitness class that will be instructed with the goal of introducing enjoyable everyday fitness and leading a healthy life style. This class will
stress the importance of healthy living in a safe and fun environment.At times , the class will utilize Parkway field. Some of the activities will include: Zumba, community walks, dance,
yoga and fitness circuits. Varying ability levels will be accommodated.

6 Week program offered on Thursdays starting on the following dates and times:
September 27th,October 4th,11th,18th,25th and November 1st from 4:30pm to 5:30pm.
It is open to all ages and abilities
Total FEE: $100.

About the Instructor:
Felito Medina joined Select Human Services,Inc in April 2017 as a Case Manager. Felito lives a very healthy lifestyle. He loves the outdoors and loves to hike. Felito is a runner
and practices martial arts.

 

Movie Night

Need something to do on a Friday night? Come to Select’s Friday Night Movie. Join your peers and enjoy a movie and discussion.
Pizza and popcorn will be served.
The Boss Baby – September 28th and Hocus Pocus – October 26th. From 6pm – 8pm.
FEE: $25 per session and all ages are welcomed.

About the Instructor:
Linda Tibaldi began working as a DSP in 2014 and most recently joined our full time staff as our Outreach and Mentoring Coordinator. Linda has participated in our
Out and About program in the past and is eager to lead new and exciting programs being offered at Select Human Services.
Questions? Contact Linda at ltibaldi@selecthumanservices.org.

Buy your tickets ONLINE HERE

 

Girl’s Group

A place for girls to meet up and engage in shared activities to promote independence in daily living skills and socialization. Some of the activities will include:
going to the nail salon, social games, walking to Starbucks and other community locations, expressive art projects and more!


6 week program offered on Tuesdays on the following dates……
September 25th, October 2nd,9th,16th and 23rd.
** October 30th The Last class. The Guy’s Group will be joining to have a Halloween party in the Life Skills Studio.
Time: 5pm – 6:15pm
This is offered to girls 14 and older.

The cost is $125.00

About the Instructor:
Jessica Zhagui-Tepan joined Select Human Services, Inc. in June of 2015 as a Direct Support Professional providing Community Habilitation and Respite services. In October of 2017, Jessica was promoted to a Case Manager. In the spring of 2018, Jessica instructed the very first Girl’s Group offered at Select. She enjoyed the group so much and is looking forward to teaching it again!

Questions? Contact Jessica at jztepan@selecthumanservices.org.

 

Guy’s Group

A place for guys to meet up and engage in shared activities to promote independence in daily living skills and socialization. Some of the activities will include:
playing video games, social games, visiting sporting events and more!


6 week program offered on Wednesdays on the following dates……
September 26th, October 3rd,10th,17th and 24th.
** TUESDAY,October 30th,The Guy’s Group will be joining Girl’s Group to have a Halloween party in the Life Skills Studio.
Time: 5pm – 6:15pm
This is offered to guys 14 and older.

The cost is $125.00

About the Instructor:
Marc Savino joined Select Human Services, Inc. in May of 2016 as a Direct Support Professional providing Community Habilitation and Respite services. In November of 2017, Marc was promoted to a Case Manager. In his time off, Marc coaches an ice hockey team for children and adults with special needs and appreciates being outdoors; especially taking hikes and fishing. He is excited to head up Select’s very first Guy’s Group.

Questions? Contact Marc at msavino@selecthumanservices.org.