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May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$30.00
UNDERSTANDING ABUSE GROUP
UPCOMING DATES: Tuesdays, May 16th to July 11th, 2023 (8 weeks)
Please Note: ** There will be no group session on May 30th **
This is a psycho-educational support group for women who have experienced any
type of domestic abuse from an intimate partner (verbal, emotional/ psychological,
financial, physical, sexual and/or spiritual abuse). We help women understand that
they are not to blame for the abuse and that they have choices in their lives.
To ensure women’s safety; help build safety plans.
To foster a sense of self worth, empowerment and control over their lives.
To help women understand power and control issues in their relationships.
To examine protection and safety issues.
To identify the impact of abuse on the self and the family unit.
To build a positive self concept.
To identify and deal with feelings.
To gain strength from others and break isolation.
All applicants are required to have a screening interview and are also required to
have their own individual counsellor for additional support.