Singleton Family Support offers a wide range of educational programs. These programs can be accessed one on one or in a group work setting. Education programs empower people with knowledge, insights and understanding of human behaviour.
The programs currently offered at Singleton Family Support are about parenting, family and domestic violence and wellbeing.
Circle of Security is a parenting program designed for parents and carers of children aged 0-12 years who want to strengthen the bonds with their children and would like support to help their children to build secure relationships. This program is based on Attachment Theory and the power of secure, connected relationships. Understanding a baby and child’s emotional and social development and needs is the core aim of this program.
The Bringing Up Great Kids Program offers parents and carers a fresh way to understand and develop nurturing relationships with their children. It is an effective program in supporting the development of mindful and positive relationships between parents/carers and children. The program aims to support parents to review and enhance their patterns of communication with their children, to promote more respectful interactions and encourage the development of children’s positive self-identity.
The Shark Cage is a trauma informed program of interventions designed to heal and empower women who have experienced abuse such as family violence or sexual assault. It is based on a metaphor of the ocean and creative activities form a visual framework of the program. Learning about human rights can empower women to understand, reinforce and strengthen their human rights- “Shark Cage.”
Positive Psychology is the scientific study of human flourishing and is grounded in the belief that people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives. At Singleton Family Support workers can help you to rise to life’s challenges, engage and relate to other people in more productive ways and increase your self-worth and connection with your community. This work may include attending a wellbeing programs alongside working personally with an Singleton Family Support worker. Some of the tools used are mindfulness techniques, developing empathy for self and gratitude practices.
A Singleton Family Support worker attends the Supported Playgroup at Hunter Prelude Singleton to assist families attending with parenting support. The playgroup runs every Tuesday morning of the school term 10 am to 12 pm for children zero to school age.
The playgroup offers families a social space for play ideas, parenting information and accessing other services in the community.
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