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Phone: 917-838-9534
474 16th Street
New York 11215

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GroupWORKS was founded to address the high dropout rate among educators in their first five years on the job. We recognize that a missing piece in the professional development of new educators is their preparation in group leadership and group dynamics. Providing them with the understanding of group process in schools and the skills to respond effectively to students, parents and colleagues in groups will enable new educators to channel their feelings into interventions which will foster greater academic success among students as well as greater cooperation among children and adults in the school community. In addition we use an Empowerment Model to address the needs of children and adults recovering from trauma and disaster.We have implemented this model in NYC public schools working with counselors, teachers and children in schools impacted on 9/11.

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I am a guidance counselor for the NYC Board of Education. I have worked with Groupworks in the past co-leading adolescent groups. My experience with Groupworks has been outstanding. The therapist I worked with was extremely knowledgeable and pleasant to work with. The supervision I received was ... more »
I write this letter regarding the work that was done between Groupworks and Simon Baruch MS 104. Our school was afforded the opportunity to connect with Groupworks after the tragedy of September 11th. Simon Baruch is located in the Gramercy Park area and we service many students who attended ... more »
I work in the Department of Education as a social worker providing counseling services. Groupworks provides professional training for counselors and social workers who provide counseling. I have been participating in their supervision groups and training sessions for over a year. The groups are ... more »
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