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Programs & Workshops

Below is a list of all Programs and Workshops that the Solo Parent Services runs throughout the year.


Post Separation Recovery Program

A seven week self-help program/workshop for men and women who have been separated or divorced. Through input, personal reflection and small group sharing the opportunity is provided for participants to deal with their losses and work towards creating a new beginning in their lives. 

Topics

  • The Crisis
  • Redefining Myself 
  • The Bridge
  •  Take No Prisoners
  • Grief
  • Love Magnet
  •  Lessons Learnt
 

 
 Post Separation Recovery Program   

Dates

Seven consecutive Wednesday nights

18th October to 29th November 2017 

7:30pm - 9:45pm

Location

CCSS Centre

38 Prince St, Blacktown 

Fee

$80.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Solo Parent Services for registrations or for information regarding this group. Ph: 02 8822 2222

email: soloparentservices@ccss.org.au


Bereavement Support Program

An Information and Discussion Program for men and women whose spouse or partner has died. Support & guidance is offered through a process of input, small group sharing and personal reflection.      

Eight Topics:

  • Physical Effects of Grief
  • Tasks of Grief
  • Images & Framework for Understanding Grief
  •  Is it Grief and Depression?
  • Dealing with Intense Emotions
  • Continuing Bonds with the Deceased
  •  Social Effects of Grief
  • Normal Grief Reactions

 Bereavement Support - Blacktown  

Bereavement Support - Parish Based

Dates

Introduction and Overview, Wednesday 1 February

And then, 7 sessions

15th February to 10th May 2017

10:30am - 12.30pm

Location

CCSS Centre

 38 Prince St, Blacktown

Fee

$5.00 per session

 Dates

As requested and will facilitate as requested by parish

 

 

Location

Parish Based

Fee

$5.00

Contact Solo Parent Services for registrations or for information regarding this group. Ph: 02 8822 2222

email: soloparentservices@ccss.org.au


Younger Widowed: Bereavement Support Group

 A monthly gathering for men and woman who have suffered the loss of their spouse or partner. Facilitated group interaction to address issues that arise as a result of changed life circumstances and ongoing family adjustments while working through the tasks of grief.

Younger Widowed: Bereavement Support Group - Rita Chater/Philippa Ford

Date

Third Tuesday of each Month (Feb - Dec)

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

CCSS Blacktown

38 Prince St, Blacktown

Fee

$5.00 per meeting

Contact Solo Parent Services for registrations or for information regarding this group. Ph: 02 8822 2222

email: soloparentservices@ccss.org.au


Stepping Beyond: Post-Separation Support

A monthly gathering for men and women who are separated or divorced.  Facilitated group interaction to address issues that arise as a result of changed life circumstances and ongoing family adjustments.  Emphasis on personal awareness and self-development.

Focus  Questions

  • How well are you stepping beyond?
  •  What is stopping you from stepping beyond?
  •  What do you want to step beyond?
  •  What have you learnt as you keep stepping beyond?
  •  What are you currently stepping beyond?
 

 Stepping Beyond: Post-Separation Support - Rita Chater/Philippa Ford

Date

Last Tuesday of each month (Jan - Nov) 

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

CCSS Blacktown

38 Prince St (corner First Ave), Blacktown

Fee

$5.00 per meeting

Contact Solo Parent Services for registrations or for information regarding this group. Ph: 02 8822 2222

email: soloparentservices@ccss.org.au


Annulment Information Night 

An Information session on the process of Annulments in the Catholic Church.

Topics include:

  • How and where to begin the process 
  • Judges 
  •  Interviews and required evidence
  •  Cost
  •  Witnesses
  • Time Frame

Presenter: Parramatta Diocesan Tribunal Office.

 Annulment Information Night

Date

One session 

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

7.00pm - 9.00pm

Location

CCSS Centre

38 Prince St

Blacktown

Fee

$7.00 

Contact Solo Parent Services for registrations or for information regarding this group. Ph: 02 8822 2222

email: soloparentservices@ccss.org.au


Dealing With the Legal System

An Information session to better understand the legal and court systems, how best to work with Solicitors and Barristers and how to protect family assets.  

Presenter: Mr Richard Brading, Principal Solicitor at Wesley Community Legal Service, Macquarie St Sydney

  

 Dealing with the Legal System

Date

One session 

Tuesday, 13th June 2017

7.00pm - 9.00pm

Location

CCSS Centre

38 Prince St

Blacktown 

Fee

$7.00

Contact Solo Parent Services for registrations or for information regarding this group. Ph: 02 8822 2222

email: soloparentservices@ccss.org.au


Understanding Family Law  - Two Sessions

Two information sessions to better understand how the Family Law Court works; how the Court determines what is in the best interest of the children; children’s attachment needs; children's safety; children’s right to a relationship with both parents; risk of harm to the children and carers.    

Focus of Session 1- Overview of Family Law Act with Focus on Divorce/Separation

Focus of Session 2- Overview of Family Law Act with Focus on Property Settlements 

Presenter: Beth Jarmen, Lawyer/Accredited Family Law Specialist  

 Understanding Family Law

Session 1

 Understanding Family Law

Session 2

Date

Tuesday, 08th August 2017

7.00pm - 9.00pm

Location

CCSS Blacktown

38 Prince St, Blacktown

Fee

$7.00

Date

Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

7.00pm - 9.00pm

Location

CCSS Blacktown

38 Prince St, Blacktown

Fee

$7.00

Contact Solo Parent Services for registrations or for information regarding this group. Ph: 02 8822 2222

email: soloparentservices@ccss.org.au


    


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