requires weekly participation in completing a life skills booklet
at each resident's pace and skill level. This program is designed
to teach basic skills in such areas as meal preparation, nutrition,
money management, job search, employment, self-care, etc.
program designed for youth who are not attending school due to suspension,
expulsion, or are waiting to begin an educational program. The youth
are taught a variety of education, home, life and social skills.
participation involving residents engaging in group discussions
and role-playing covering a range of social learning topics such
Peer relations and social skills: Group discussions and
role-playing to examine peer pressure situations and ways to deal
with them, social learning sessions to role-play conversations,
negotiating, resolving conflicts, qualities of friendship, etc.
Stress Management: Discussions and reading materials on
health issues, methods of stress reduction, behavioural and emotional
responses, relaxation and physical exercises.
designed to provide each resident with the opportunity to address
issues with peers, present questions to the workers, determine group
outings, and resolve group difficulties. Facilitated with staff
Anger Control Training Skills:
Maryhomes conducts an
Anger Solutions program for youth. This is a 10 week program geared toward our
youth. This takes the youth through the following; myths and realities, taking
responsibility, identifying anger styles, understanding their anger, discriminating
between, body language, skill programming “just between You and I”, listening skills,
skill programming “Anger can be expressed”, releasing residual anger, and review
give each youth the opportunity to establish their own significant
and attainable goals, to be reviewed monthly with their key worker
to strategize plans of action and determine successes.
All homes are
located in the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton.
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