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Mundo Friends®

A Socio-Emotional Development Program

Who benefits from Socio-Emotional Learning?

Mundo Friends ® is based on the belief that every individual has the potential to build or enhance their socio-emotional competency level. whether it be a child with developmental disadvantages, or a star teenager at the top of her class...

Why the emphasis on Friends?

Given that established positive peer relationships are materialized markers of social skills success, emphasis is placed on children learning the skills to initiate and create mutual friendships beyond the therapy groups. In other words, the program’s mission is not only to train and educate individuals on pro-social skills...

What makes Mundo Friends ® unique?

While similar concepts exist successfully in western-based societies, the Mundo Friends Program originated in Dubai, UAE, a multicultural, metropolitan, city in the Middle East, giving the program a unique advantage in cross-cultural understanding and application.

About Mundo Friends

About Mundo Friends

The Mundo Friends programs were created and designed by an American child and family psychologist, Dr. Jessica Rios-Habib. The programs aim to build and/or strengthen social-emotional competency in children and teens primarily through structured, skills-based therapy groups. It also provides training for parents, educators, and pediatric professionals who want to incorporate effective strategies for enhancing children's socio-emotional development and adjustment within the home, school, or medical settings.

Meet the Founder

Founder
Dr Jessica Rios-Habib
Dr Jessica Rios-Habib
Founder

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