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CatholicCare provides a range of family and relationship education programs and personalised, professional and ethically based counselling services to provide assistance with forming new relationships, overcoming relationship difficulties or dealing with separation, parenting and the care of children.
We also offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), providing confidential, short-term counselling services for work places including critical incident response and training for staff.
Facilitating Open Caring Communication Understanding & Study
CatholicCare’s pre-marriage education program FOCCUS, allows individual couples to explore their strengths, areas for growth and pertinent issues relating to marriage.
The program is facilitated by a trained Relationship Educator in a relaxed, confidential setting dealing with issues such as:
+-The program is facilitated by a trained Relationship Educator in a relaxed, confidential setting dealing with issues such as:
Separated Parents Are Raising Kids
CatholicCare’s SPARK program is a post separation-parenting course that is designed to assist separated parents cope with the everyday challenges of raising children.
Whether you have been Court ordered to attend a parenting course or would simply like to enhance your current parenting skills, SPARK may be the program for you.
The 6 sessions are rotated each Tuesday and Wednesday over the course
of a month to allow more flexibility for parents to attend. Each
session runs for a 2-hour period.
+-The program comprises of 6 areas:
1. Conflict Management
2. Communications Skills
3. Impact of Conflict
4. Emotional Regulation
5. Understanding the Family Law System
6. Attachment and Development
BONUS – Blended Families
For a printable copy of the Spark brochure, click here.
We are honoured to be on the ancestral lands of the traditional custodians of this area, the Giabul, and Jarowair peoples. In keeping with CatholicCare’s spirit of reconciliation and respect, we understand that these groups have occupied and cared for this land over countless generations and we celebrate the continuing contribution of these communities to the life of this region. We also recognize and respect those emerging leaders who now claim Australia as their new home.