Kids
In Care

Kids in Care

Kid in Care is a 6-8 session group for parents whose children are not in their care. The group helps parents to deal with the grief and loss experienced when their children are in out of home care and explores positive strategies for dealing with their circumstances.

Who is it for?

Kid in Care is a 6-8 session group for parents whose children are not in their care.

The group helps parents to deal with the grief and loss experienced when their children are in out of home care and explores positive strategies for dealing with their circumstances.

What will it be like?

It is common for people to experience some initial anxiety over the prospect of participating in a group, and don’t know what to expect.  Being in a group offers a safe, supportive environment where you can share your thoughts and ideas, and learn from others experiencing similar challenges. Group participants say they feel less alone, isolated and judged, and that groups help in finding new solutions to dilemmas or problems.

Our groups typically have 8-12 participants. The group facilitators provide information, create discussion, allow for self-reflection, goal setting and learning new skills. You will experience a positive, practical approach that builds on strengths within yourself and in your relationships. Participating in a group program is an effective way to gain the confidence to turn negative habits and cycles into positive ones, manage strong emotions constructively and create the future you want.

Key outcomes

  • Clarify your problems.
  • Gain new perspectives.
  • Work through change.

How can it help me?

The program can help you in the following areas:

  • Dealing with sadness, anger and stress
  • Communicating effectively within the child protection system
  • Assertive ways of relating to others
  • Being a parent from a distance

Booking this program

You can book this program by either calling us on 1300 364 277 or emailing us at enquiries@ransw.org.au

Fees

Fees are determined based on your income at a level affordable to you. No one is turned away because of an inability to pay fees.

Click on the location section below for information about groups in your area

Hunter Centre

Kids in care (6 weeks)
Broadmeadow
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