Overview

Who It's For

Healthy Relationships is for people living, loving and relating with a disability in NSW.

How We Help

Our experienced counsellors support discussion of any challenges you may face and offer practical strategies to help you build confidence and healthy relationships. Support continues after the course.

What to Expect

Our courses are designed to be as engaging as possible and encourage active participation and conversation. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss your own experiences and understanding, as well as take part in creative role-playing activities.

Program

Online: 4 sessions, over 4 weeks.
Face-to-face: 6 sessions, over 6 weeks.

Price

Free.

Delivery Options

This group workshop is available both online and face-to-face.

What you’ll learn.

This program is designed to help you:

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Identify the characteristics of healthy, unhealthy and abusive relationships
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Learn strategies for building and managing positive connections
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Find out ways to effectively communicate with one another
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Develop skills to identify and regulate emotions
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Use art and craft activities to reflect on relationships in your own lives
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Access post-group support to stay connected with helpful services and people

How to Enrol

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Contact Us

Contact our specialist Ability Groupwork Team at our Illawarra office on 02 4221 2000 or email illawarra@ransw.org.au.

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Phone Call

Our team will call you for a short, private conversation to determine if the program is right for you.

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Booking

If it’s a good fit, we’ll book you into the next available group.

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Waitlist

If our upcoming program is full, we’ll place you on our waitlist and contact you as soon as we have availability in another group.

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FAQs

Our group workshops are perfect for those looking to build their relationship skills in a safe, supportive and collaborative group environment, led by our expert facilitators. We cover a huge range of topics, from parenting techniques to developing mental wellbeing practices – and offer groups throughout the year, both online and face-to-face.
If you’re unable to attend a session, please contact our client services team by calling 1300 364 277 or emailing us, and we will let your Group Leaders know. Please note – for those who’ve been court-ordered to attend one of our group programs (such as our Men’s Behaviour Change program), participants must attend at least 80% of the workshop’s scheduled sessions in order to receive a statement of attendance.
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