Current, Upcoming and Ongoing Groups

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If you wish to register for an upcoming group,
please come into our office and complete an Intake Form.

For more information, please call:
FRC Intake at 250-545-3390 ext. 305
*  If fee is a concern, please give us a call.

Adult Groups

Communication Skills

October 14  & November 4, 2017
2 sessions
Saturdays 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Fee: $30 per person *

This 2 session educational program is for individuals and couples of any description (adults only) who want to learn the basics of communication with emphasis on listening, understanding each other’s background, and respecting each other. Communication and problem solving skills will also be presented.

 

Mindful Movement

Beginning September 7, 2017 *
Thursdays (8 sessions) 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Fee: $3/session (payable at session or in advance)
For more information, click here

This eight week course provides a safe, ongoing group for women survivors of trauma to explore the relationship between motion and emotion, create personal movement expressions, communicate interpersonal experience, and discover the embodied nature of mindfulness.

* Upcoming 2017 8-session Block: November 2

 

Men’s Anger Management

October 4 – December 6, 2017
Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Fee: $30 per person *

This ten week course is designed for men who desire to understand and manage their anger more effectively. We look at how men and women feel & express anger differently. A major focus of the course is to discover the feelings that fuel anger and how to put them into words. Techniques are developed to express our anger in less harmful ways. 

 

Take Charge of Your Happiness!

October 12 – November 16, 2017
Thursdays
9:00 – 11:30 am OR 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Fee: $30 per person *

Long-term sustainable happiness takes deliberate effort and personal commitment.  This 6 session educational program takes a positive psychology approach to help individuals learn more about what they can do to increase their own happiness.

 

Women’s Anger Management

October 3 – December 12, 2017 *
Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Fee: $30 per person *

This 8 session psycho-educational group for women is intended to foster understanding of angry behaviour and to gain tools to better handle angry feelings and behaviour.

No session October 31, 2017

 

If you wish to register for an upcoming group,
please come into our office and complete an Intake Form.

 

Child & Family Groups

Calm Kids (Ages 6-8)

November 7 – December 12, 2017
Tuesdays
3:15 – 4:45 pm

Fee: FREE

This 6 session group is for kids aged 6 – 8 years and teaches calming techniques for kids experiencing anxiety. 

 

Calm Youth (Ages 9-12)
September 19 – October 24, 2017

– GROUP FULL – 

This 6 session group is for kids aged 9 – 12 years and teaches calming techniques for kids experiencing anxiety.

 

Calm Teens (Ages 13-15)
October 25 – November 22, 2017

Wednesdays
3:30 – 5:00 pm

Fee: FREE

This 5 session group is for adolescents aged 13 – 15 years to provide education, peer support, and coping skills for anxiety.

 

LGBT-Q (Ages 14-19)
September 11, 2017 – June 30, 2018

Wednesdays @ Teen Junction
3:30 – 5:00 pm

Fee: FREE

This group provides a safe space for youth and allies from ages 14 – 19. This is a fun and informative group that offers facilitator and peer support in a welcoming environment. Located upstairs at Teen Junction Vernon – 3104 37 Avenue. 

 

Little Owl Family Circle
September 11, 2017 – June 25, 2018

Mondays (Drop in) @ Peace Lutheran Hall
9:30 – 11:30 am
Fee: FREE

This program is a drop-in parent participation program to connect with other parents, discuss a variety of parenting topics, learn more about what our community offers and play with your child. 

 

Natural Connections
September 14 – October 26, 2017

Thursdays (Drop in) @ Various Locations
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Fee: FREE

This program is an opportunity for parents with children of all ages to come together for a nature walk and/or fun activities in one of our local parks, to learn a little about our local area, and to connect with one another. Click here for schedule information. 

 

Parenting Isn’t Easy (P.I.E.)
October 10 – November 14, 2017

Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:20 pm
Fee: FREE

This parenting program designed to help parents learn how to find a recipe for child-development that works for them and their family. Through this program the parent/guardian also builds a support system in the local community, allowing participants to talk about their parenting struggles in a safe, supportive environment.  

 

Parenting Through Emotion

September 12 – 26, 2017
Tuesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fee: FREE

October 25 – November 8, 2017
Wednesdays 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Fee: FREE

November 28 – December 12, 2017
Tuesdays 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Fee: FREE

This group is a 3 session model that believes in the healing power of families and that parents have everything within them to support their children with tough emotions.  This type of training aims to help parents and caregivers feel better equipped to help their children understand and process emotion.

 

The Family Basket
September 19, 2017 – June 19, 2018

Tuesdays (Drop in) @ People Place
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Fee: FREE

This program is designed to help families learn budget-friendly recipes, how and where to shop locally, and to encourage children to be active in the kitchen. It also provides a place to connect with other families and facilitators while sharing food prep and a meal.

 

 

 

 

If you wish to register for an upcoming group,
please come into our office and complete an Intake Form.

For more information, please call:
FRC Intake at 250-545-3390 ext. 305
*  If fee is a concern, please give us a call.

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ON-GOING GROUPS

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

September 21 – December 7, 2017
Thursdays 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Fee: FREE

This program is a form of therapy that focuses on the relationships and connections between our thoughts, feelings, body sensations, and behaviour.  It is an educational group that teaches skills to manage thoughts and can be very effective for persons with anxiety or depression. This is a free, drop-in group. Dial *201 to be let in. Click here for more information. 

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For a list of all of our groups, click here

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