Kidspace is an 8 session group for 5 to 12 year olds who have experienced violence in their families. Parents and children will be guided to improve communication, minimise conflict and build stronger relationships through discussion, games and activities designed to encourage support and cooperation. Families also benefit from meeting and engaging with other families who are experiencing similar challenges.
Self Esteem and Communication
Self Esteem & Communication is an 8-session group for those who wish to develop their self-confidence, communication skills and conflict resolution abilities. This may be in relation to previous stresses or difficulties in their current relationships at work, home or in the community.
Taking Responsibility – A Course For Men
Taking Responsibility is an eighteen-session group program aimed at men who have been abusive in their relationships and are now ready to work towards building relationships that are respectful, caring and safe.
Women: Choice and Change
Women: Choice and Change is an 8-session group for women who have experienced family violence. The aim of the course is to provide women with the skills and understanding necessary to help them move forward in their lives.
LGBTIQ Domestic Violence Support
Surviving Abuse is an 8-session support group for partners who have experienced violence from an intimate partner. The group supports those overcoming domestic violence in a safe, non-judgmental and inclusive space.
Managing Anger is an 8-session group for people who need help and support for their anger-related issues. It is suitable for individuals who want to identify the signs of anger and help them learn how to manage their own anger as well as anger from others.
Men Maintaining Change
Men: Maintaining Change is an ongoing support group for men who have completed a Men’s Behaviour Change Group. The group enables men to meet together in a group setting and provides them with an opportunity to assist each other in maintaining the challenges of behaviour change.
Managing After Separation
Managing After Separation is an 8-session group for people who have recently separated and would like support to move forward in a positive way. The group aims to help participants to focus on their future and re-establish feelings of worth and hope.
This empowering workshop, run by Relationships Australia staff at the Blacktown Women and Girls’ Health Centre, is for women who are interested in gaining the skills and support needed to achieve and maintain their goals.