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Courses And Programmes
Domestic Violence Awareness Raising Sessions
These sessions are a proactive way to enable participants to provide help, support and reassurance to women and children affected by domestic violence. These sessions aim to made individuals more aware of the effects, severity and complexity of domestic violence on family life. A session lasts 3 hours running from 10am-1pm and includes a short tour of our refuge. We plan to hold these sessions once a month on the following dates:
- Friday 27th July 2012 from 10.00am-1.00pm
- Friday 24th August 2012 from 10.00am-1.00pm
- Friday 28th September 2012 from 10.00am-1.00pm
- Friday 26th October 2012 from 10.00am-1.00pm
- Friday 30th November 2012 from 10.00am-1.00pm
- Friday 25th January 2013 from 10.00am-1.00pm
- Friday 22nd February 2013 from 10.00-1.00pm
- Friday 26th April 2013 10.00am-1.00pm
If you would like to participate please contact us on the following number: 028 8676 9300
My Life, My Choices
This programme promotes self-awareness and develops the knowledge to create change.
Do you lack self-esteem and confidence, fear change or want to share your concerns with others who care and understand your fears and apprehension? My Life, My Choice will enable you to explore your options and develop your potential.
Take hold of this opportunity to gain support from others in a similar situation. Learn about your rights and what help is available to you
"It has given me the tools to get control over my life, and the confidence to make better choices."
"This is the second time I have done this course. It has made me realise how far I have come. I value myself so much more now."
Journey To Freedom
Everyone has the right to live their lives free from abuse and we have developed this course specifically for women who have been or are still suffering from abusive relationships.
Come together with other women to share your thoughts and feelings about domestic violence in a safe, supportive environment. It will help understanding of the effects of an abusive relationship on both women and children, and raise awareness of patterns that exist within an abusive relationship and the knowledge to create change.
An opportunity for empowerment is provided by building self-esteem and confidence; learning how to feel safe and exploring life choices.
"I now understand that this was not my fault, it is like someone has removed the shackles and I'm out of prison. I can now be myself again."
"It made me realise that I'm not on my own and that there is support out there for me."
You Me and Mum
You and Me Mum is a 10 week programme which focuses on how domestic violence can affect you and your children. It will empower, support and develop further understanding of the role of mother in addressing the needs of children and young people who have lived with domestic violence.
- Self refer to the programme
- Develop effective communication skills with children and young people
- Recognise and promote healthy and non-violent relationships
- Explore key protective behaviour messages and strategies
Balancing My Life
A comprehensive programme covering the following issues and more:
- Personal Development
- Stress Management
- Managing Your Money
- Healthy Lifestyles
- Women’s Health
- Exercise and Relaxation
- Complementary Therapies
"I feel more confident now about asking for help around health issues, both for myself and others."
Learn about yourself and feel positive about your parenting role. The course encourages women to share experiences and helps with:
- Building confidence
- Developing your talents
- Understanding children’s behaviour
- Being a lone parent
- Taming toddlers
- Troublesome teenagers
We work in partnership with other training providers to offer help in acquiring new skills and updating existing skills in order to make the most of your potential: computers; creative writing; essential literacy; jobs search.