A program for children and youth who have experienced serious family conflict
The Developing Healthy Relationships program includes individual and group counselling for children from pre-school age up to 19 years of age. It is a strengths-based approach where children learn to understand that they are not at fault. The program is designed to:
How does family conflict affect children?
Children exposed to violence in the home often live with fear and/or anxiety waiting for the next violent episode to occur. Research shows that some children show overt signs of family conflict, such as aggression and/or depression, and other children display less obvious adjustment difficulties, such as inappropriate attitudes about violence and/or poor problem-solving skills. Children in both situations can benefit from a program specifically designed to meet their needs.
Program topics include:
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We also provide information to caregivers, give presentations to the community on the effects of exposure to domestic violence, and provide school-based educational activities designed to prevent violence.
There is no cost to access this program and all our employees observe strict confidentiality guidelines.