A SEVEN WEEK COURSE FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AND/OR AUSTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER TO DEVELOP THE SKILLS NEEDED TO BUILD AND MAINTAIN HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS.
Family, Friends and Relationships is a program specifically tailored to meet the needs of people living with an intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder. These individuals often experience greater complexity in negotiating relationships and encounter increased social and sexual vulnerability. They have the right and need to safely access social opportunities and meaningful relationships.
Family, Friends and Relationships is designed to help them develop their skills in forming and maintaining healthy, respectful relationships.
The program focuses on:
- Applying the concept of consent
- Understanding the steps to making friends and forming healthy, respectful relationships
- Discussing appropriate behaviours for private and public places
- Identifying private and public body parts
- Developing and promoting cyber-safety
- Protective behaviours to prevent abuse and stay healthy
COURSE REGISTRATION DETAILS
- Sessions: 7 x 2 hour group sessions, plus 1 to 3 individual counselling sessions by appointment
- Where: SHFPACT, Level 1, 28 University Avenue, Canberra
• NDIS $1606.92 (max.)
• NON-NDIS $1789 (GST included); Limited scholarships available
- NDIS Categories applicable: Improved Daily Living Skills
- Commencing Thursday 14 May to Thursday 25 June from 10:30 am till 12:30 pm and
- Commencing Thursday 22 October to Thursday 3 December from 10:30 am till 12:30 pm