Southern Community Welfare

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Seasons for Growth for Children and Young People

Seasons for Growth for Children and Young People

Seasons for Growth is an educational program for children and young people aged 6 to 15 years who have experienced significant change or loss, usually through death, divorce or separation. The program teaches skills to develop resilience and enhance coping strategies. Small groups of 4-7 same aged participants are lead by a trained Companion. Activities include: talking, writing, drawing, music and movement.The program is not counselling or therapy but a peer supported educational program.

The cost for the full 8 weeks is $50 per child. For dates, please check our events page.
 
 

Seasons for Growth for Adults

Seasons for Growth for Adults

The Seasons for Growth Adult Workshop Exploring the Seasons of Grief is designed for anyone who has experienced grief or loss. This may have been due to a variety of reasons such as death, separation, divorce, illness, displacement, relationship breakdown, injury, unemployment or other significant life events. The 4 week program provides the opportunity to:

  • Understand and manage your particular experience of loss and grief
  • Learn about Worden’s Four Tasks of Grief and how they apply to your own experience
  • Explore the importance of feelings, memories, forgiveness, transformative change, choices and support networks.
  • Participate in a group setting and learn from others experiences.

The program has been written and developed by Good Grief and our facilitators are trained by Good Grief.

To find out more about the program, please visit the Good Grief website via this link goodgrief.org.au/adult-program

For dates please check our events page

Cost is $50 including a take home personal journal.

Case Management

Case Management

Case management is offered to clients with complex, overlapping needs. Our case worker supports the client to plan, facilitate and advocate options to meet an individual’s holistic needs. We work with clients on all the aspects of their life that influence health and well-being. Subsidised fees are available for clients in financial difficulty, in extreme financial crisis fees are waived. Case management is suitable for anyone over 18 years.

Case management supports people with issues such as:

  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Mental health
  • Employment
  • Linking into appropriate services
  • Service information
  • Support with day to day life
  • Goal setting

        

Community Education

Community Education

We present community education workshops to parents, carers, and teachers on Understanding and Managing Childhood Anxiety. Talks can be held at our centre or customised for your service or school.

Talks and workshops on other subjects can be organised by request. Email us to enquire admin@scw.org.au

 

Support After Suicide

Support After Suicide

The After Suicide Support Project allows anyone who has been bereaved by suicide to access 6 free counselling sessions with an experienced counsellor. For more information or to book please contact the SCW office on 9545 0299

For National support resources and information please visit www.supportaftersuicide.org.au

 

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