Taking Responsibility -
A Course For Men

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.

Who is it for?

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.

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?

Participants in the group are provided with an opportunity to begin the process of change by understanding the thoughts, feelings and behaviours that either support change or destroy relationships.

Weekly group sessions will run alongside individual assessment and reviews, as well as follow-up sessions with a Relationships Australia Counsellor.

All clients are required to attend two individual counselling sessions with a Relationships Australia NSW counsellor, prior to admission into this group.

The program also provides support and courses for current/former partners and others who may be affected by the abusive behaviours.

Booking this program

No referral is required. 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

Macquarie Park Centre

Taking Responsibility
Pre-group interviews will commence from 3 July 2019.
Wednesdays
July 31, 2019 - December 11, 2019
Notes: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Price: Sliding Scale

Hunter Centre

Taking Responsibility Information Sessions
attend 1 session as a pre-requisite for the group starting Oct 2019

Hunter Centre

Taking Responsibility (18 weeks)
Location: Broadmeadow
18 week program starts in Oct.
Start day and date TBA.
Times: 5:30pm - 8:00pm.
Fees: Free

Parramatta Centre

Information session: January 2020 for a February start date

Penrith Centre

Taking Responsibility: A course for Men
This is a rolling group, Intake every 6 weeks. 18 week program
Thursdays
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Notes: 6:00pm – 8:30pm. Arranged by appointment
Price: Sliding Scale

Illawarra Centre

Taking Responsibility: For Men
Tuesday Nights
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Notes: 5.30pm-8.00pm
Price: $10 per week

Macquarie Park

Taking Responsibility: For Men
Pre group interview arranged by appointment 
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