TALK builds Trust through Activity, Learning and Konnection.
Talk programs are specifically designed and resourced to:
- Support children in their ability to identify and have trust in a network of supportive adults.
- Introduce and develop new strategies and ideas for positive communication between children and their peers and other adults.
- Develop strategies to increase problem solving skills.
- Increase children’s awareness regarding their emotions and build skills in emotional regulation.
- Provide a welcoming, safe and nurturing space to create a predictable non-confrontational environment for children, allowing them to practice skills in developing healthy peer relationships.
Specialised programs within TALK include:
- Tweens after school drop in (community connections) & school holiday program.
- Tweens Workshops (skill building & peer support) & Residential Camp.
- Playpod (after after-school activity at Barrack Heights Public School).
TALK is delivered on a weekly basis at:
- Barrack Heights Public School (Playpod).
- Lake Illawarra High School.
- Warilla North Public School.
Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services under the Families and Communities Program.
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