Family Care – Girls, Girls, Girls
Grades 5 & 6, 9-13 years of age
Works with young girls and parents to develop positive beliefs about body image and self-esteem.
Year 10 – 12 including VCAL, Teachers and Parents
This free interactive program is designed to help students develop healthy and informed attitudes towards gambling. Gambling today is so heavily promoted and accessible, especially through sport, that it’s important to educate students to recognise potential harm and where to go for help if they or someone they know needs support. We also provide professional development sessions for Teachers and Information Sessions for parents.
An active therapeutic modality that combines the principles of mental wellbeing and emotional literacy with those of traditional martial arts training techniques, games, metaphors and stories. Program is delivered to students as well as a wellbeing program or professional development program for teachers and ES staff
Ages 12-25 (for school groups, recommended Year 7-12 students), Education – mainstream classes, VCAL classes, alternative education settings, Refuge and supported accommodation, Youth centre programs.
Save-a-Mate works with young people to provide education workshops, volunteer opportunities, alcohol and other drug emergency first aid information and health promotion initiatives. Seeks to increase the ability of young people to look after themselves and to provide support to friends in need. Provides young people with the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognise and respond to alcohol and other drug related emergencies. Aims to build the skills of young people to understand and promote good mental health, safety and wellbeing.
Note: Also available to other services supporting and working with young people including refuges, youth centre programs and alternative education.
Students in years 9 to 12 are referred by Schools where the program is being delivered.
Geared4Careers aims to assist local students with their education whilst assisting them to gain essential skills needed to pursue a successful career.
Grade 6 – Year 7
The Second Step Program is a school based program designed to promote skills and attitudes that increase students social and school success. The aim of the program is to increase resilience, develop positive relationships, improve positive decision making and reduce problem behaviours.