Child Violence Prevention Program
This prevention program aids Elementary aged children with individual supportive counselling, interactive groups and in-class presentations as requested.
Children have the opportunity to engage in supportive counselling with the focus on witness to abuse in the home and/or within peer relationships. Other areas such as anger management, bullying prevention and self-esteem can also be explored. Children 12 years and younger require parental consent to counseling.
Heart of Sisterhood Group
This interactive group empowers girls in grades 7/8 to engage in healthy peer relations. Strategies surrounding communication, empathy and lessoning peer aggression are explored in five weekly sessions.
Youth Violence Prevention Program
Providing supportive and crisis counselling, interactive groups and educational presentations in high schools throughout Chatham-Kent with the goal of preventing violence in the life of teens.
Support and crisis counselling for female and male youth ages 14-18 focusing on domestic violence in the family, dating violence, peer relationships and self esteem in a safe and non-judgmental environment. Counselling may include safety planning, building support systems and recognizing individual strengths.
Dating Shouldn’t Hurt – Presentations
In partnership with the Chatham-Kent Police Service, the Dating Shouldn’t Hurt presentation is available for all grade 9 students in Chatham-Kent. Educating students about the different types of abuse, Power and Control and the Cycle of Violence, this presentation aims to increase student’s ability to recognize abuse and what to do should they experience it as a victim, witness or bystander.