The Tri-City Transitions offers counselling and groups for women who have experienced sexual assault, relationship or childhood abuse. The following is a brief overview of these essential support services.
For more information or to register call: (604) 941-7111
Stopping the Violence Individual Counselling
Provides one to one counselling for women who have experienced childhood abuse, sexual assault, or violence/abuse in relationships.
COPING SKILLS GROUP: LEARN SKILLS TO HELP MANAGE YOUR LIFE
200 – 2540 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam, Thursday, November 15 – December 20, 2013
Would you like to develop your tool box with skills that can be used to manage overwhelming feelings and stress? This could be the group for you. This is a 6-week group aimed at providing women with practical skills they can use to manage and cope with the stressors that are a part of their lives. Some topics that will be focused on are self-talk, relaxation skills, visual imagery, creative arts, grounding, and self-care.
This is a free group for women living in the Tri-Cities who have been impacted by abuse.
For information, call 604.941.7111
LEARNING TO BE THE BEST THAT I CAN BE
Women’s Resource Center, every Wednesday 10 a.m. to noon, starting January 19, 2011.
For information, call: 604.941.7111. Facilitator: Lorraine
A peer support group for women who have experienced abuse. This is a group for women who wish to explore the impact of being a woman in today’s world. Topics may include such things as: the impact of abuse, self-esteem, communication skills, and more… Bring your ideas about topics that interest you.
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SPEAKING CIRCLE: RESOURCE CENTRE
2420 Mary Hill Road, Port Coquitlam, Friday, October 5th, 2012 (6-week group). 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Would you like to nurture your well-being and self-healing by being heard in a safe and supportive group?
Would you like to foster a deeper appreciation for your relationship with family, friends and others by learning how to communicate while being fully present – speaking and listening from the heart with clarity?
Would you like to improve your self-esteem, confidence, authenticity and spontaneity by learning to communicate from your heart?
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CHILDREN WHO WITNESS ABUSE INDIVIDUAL COUNSELLING
The Children Who Witness Abuse Program provides counselling for children between the ages of 3 and 18 who have lived in a family where they have been witness to physical, emotional, mental or verbal abuse. Through support, education and counselling children will have the opportunity to heal the emotional wounds of relationship violence, build self-esteem and stop the intergenerational cycle of abuse.
LION TAMERS: ANGER MANAGEMENT FOR CHILDREN AGES 7-9
Art counselling group for children who have witnessed physical, emotional or verbal abuse and need support learning healthy ways to express their anger. This group is for both boys and girls.
LION TAMERS: An Art and Psycho-Educational Group for Boys Ages 9-12 Who Have Witnessed Abuse
October 3 to November 21, 2012. 4:00 to 5:30 pm. 200-2540 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam, BC. For more information, call 604.941.7111.
This is a FREE art and psycho-educational group for boys ages 9-12 who have witnessed physical, emotional, or verbal abuse, live in the Tri-Cities area, and need support learning healthy ways to express their anger. In this 8-week group, boys will learn: how to identify and express feelings; how to express and control anger; how to problem solve and resolve conflict; different types of abuse and ways to stay safe; skills to increase confidence and self-esteem.
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I LIKE ME! An Art and Psycho-Educational Self-Esteem Group for Children Ages 10-13 Who Have Witnessed Abuse
Violence Is Preventable (VIP) School Based Intervention and Education Program
The Violence is Preventable program is a school based education program designed to help grade 8 students better understand the dynamics of healthy vs. unhealthy relationships, how to make healthy choices (partners and behaviours) and how to support friends that may be in an abusive relationship. This program is offered as a series of workshops and can be tailored to meet an individual school’s need.