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Reparative Parenting Program

REPARATIVE PARENTING PROGRAM FOR FOSTER AND KINSHIP CARERS

Please note: the group dates are not confirmed, the group will run when sufficent referrals are received.

Knowledge and parenting strategies for carers of children with trauma backgrounds.

An attachment based program that seeks to help foster and kinship carers learn reparative parenting not just behaviour management. It aims to increase the understanding, skills and resources of carers in order to increase placement stability. Placement stability is associated with a range of positive mental health, behavioural and educational outcomes for children and young people in care.


The program sessions are designed around building a house of therapeutic care and will include:

• Understanding the impact of trauma and attachment difficulties.

• Skills in building a firm relationship foundation with your child such as “special play” and emotion coaching.

• Developing safety plans and plans to look after yourself.

• Problem solving techniques and strategies to optimise compliance.

• Using limits to manage anxiety.

• Relationship repair with your foster child.


Starting: 9 sessions of 2.5 hours each

Time: 10-12:30

Where: Cranebrook Community Health Centre

Corner of Laycock St and Borrowdale Way.


For further information contact:

Amanda Horton-Hallett – Social Worker - 47329400

Dr Christine McLeod – Clinical Psychologist – 4730 5100

To register phone the Centralised Referral Service on 1800222608


Please note that this is not a one off workshop, those attending must be prepared to attend 9 sessions. The sessions are weekly but will break for school holidays as required Child care is NOT available.

Cost: free

Documents:
H:\Groups NSW Health\Reparative\Fliers\Reparative Parenting Program flier - ongoing recruitment.pdf

Location: Cranebrook Community Health Centre, Crn Laycock and Borrowdale Way, 2749
Suburb: Cranebrook
Postcode: 2749
District: Nepean Blue Mountains

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Event Leader/Facilitator
Christine Mcleod & Amanda Horton-Hallett
Practitioner in
Clinical Psychologist/ Social Worker
Phone
4732 9400
On
10:00 AM
From: Tuesday, 14 October 2014
To: Tuesday, 09 December 2014
Target Groups
Grandparents/Carers
Mothers
Fathers
Keywords
foster care\r\nkinship care\r\nchild behaviour\r\nparenting course\r\nattachment\r\npositive relationships
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