Weekly group participation involving residents engaging in group discussions and role-playing covering a range of social learning topics such as:
A). 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.
B). Stress Management:
Discussions and reading materials on health issues, methods of stress reduction, behavioural and emotional responses, relaxation and physical exercises.
Anger Control Training Skills
Mary Homes 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 and celebration.