1. 16-Day After-Care Program
In January of this year, an After-care Program began with 15 participants from our community. The After-Care Program is geared to helping community members who have been in a rehabilitation program in providing support programs by implementing awareness and education in order to retain a sober and healthy lifestyle.
Referrals to the After-Care Program are made from other service agencies such as Child Welfare, Social Services, etc.
The Program runs from Monday to Thursday beginning at 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Participants are provided with transportation, meals and babysitting fees.
The After-Care Program will be offered on a quarterly basis.
- Trust Building
- Conflict Resolution
- Defense Mechanisms
- Understanding Addictions
- Family & Domestic Violence
- Anger Management
- Loss & Grief
- Healthy & Unhealthy Relationships
- Relapse Prevention
- Food Handling
- Meal Planning
- Goal Setting
Facilitators for the After-Care Program are from other community service agencies such as Child Welfare, Social Services, HRD, the visiting Psychologists and the R.C.M.P.
2. PERSONAL LIVING SKILLS:
The Personal Living Skills Program is also offered on a quarterly basis which coincides with the After-Care Program. This program runs 3 days per week; Tuesday to Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The participants that have completed the After-Care Program go into the Personal Living Skills program.
The Personal Living Skills Program offers sessions geared more into parenting skills and personal living.
- Family Planning
- Nobody’s Perfect Parenting
- Violence & Its Effects on Children
- Traditional Teachings
- Drug Endangered Children
- Building a Support System
- Identity Development Stages
- Family Communications
- Loss & Grief Effects on Children
- Parenting Young Children
- Child Safety
- Child Development and Behaviors
- Self-Care (Stress Management)
- Self-Esteem Development for Children
- Resume Writing
Just as in the After-Care Program, facilitators for the Practical Living Skills program are from other service agencies within the community.
WHO ARE WE AND WHAT WE DO:
- Counselling Services (NNADAP.)
- 3 Addictions Counsellors on staff
- One-on-one counselling
- Referrals to treatment centres and other agencies
- Home/hospital visits
- Helping with Support Groups i.e. A.A., N.A., Men’s and Women’s Groups
- Facilitating sessions
- In-school program (S.T.A.R.S.)
- Family Violence Program
- Home Visits
- Referrals to crisis centres
- Provide training initiatives
- Educate community members of Family Violence Prevention
- Develop and facilitate Violence Prevention Program with the Jr./Sr. High School students
- Planning of community activities such as: annual Cultural Camp, Parent’s Day Out, Family Fun Day
- Co-facilitate sessions