Staying Connected

Staying Connected – Geraldton and via Telephone

To assist separated parents to explore healthy ways to communicate with each other, for the benefit of their children.

WHAT THIS SERVICE PROVIDES

Staying Connected is a workshop for separated parents focussing on the wellbeing of their children, themselves as parents and exploring better ways to communicate with the other parent.

WHO THIS IS TYPICALLY FOR

Staying Connected helps separated parents have strong, healthy relationship with their children. This workshop is for separated parents, step parents or other caregivers of the children in a separated family. Each parent or caregiver attends the workshop separately.

WHAT THIS SERVICE ENTAILS

This 2 hour, one off workshop helps parents to:

  • Understand the effects of family separation on children
  • Understand the impact of parental conflict on children
  • Improve communication with the other parent
  • Be a more effective parent

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Staying Connected is offered via telephone for persons outside of the Geraldton area when required.

If our course schedule doesn’t suit you, individual session times may be negotiated.

We are also able to facilitate Aboriginal Staying Connected.

Attending and completing Staying Connected is a compulsory component when engaging with the Children’s Contact Service or Family Dispute Resolution through the Family Relationship Centre.

FUNDING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This programme is funded by the Commonwealth Attorney General’s Office.