Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water, it makes ripples throughout the whole pond
Relating and Responding (loving your neighbour through active listening)
Developing skills to help in listening and responding to others by examining your motivations, prejudices and levels of compassion
Listening and responding more effectively through active listening to oneself, others and God
Healthy Relationships (developing healthy caring patterns)
Developing healthy caring patterns through understanding boundaries, dependencies and our own patterns of behaviour
How to develop safe support systems, particularly in a church setting or when relating to wounded people
Responding to those affected by suicide and self-harm
(offering appropriate intervention or support)
Understanding what triggers this response. How does one walk alongside someone who is struggling?
Some possible keys to recognising when someone is at risk and then managing a crisis situation
What is supportive behaviour that helps build hope in families affected?
Dealing with anger, conflict and bullying
(offering a pro-active response)
Understanding and channelling the emotion of anger in a non-destructive way
Some keys to assist in conflict resolution.
Power imbalance and communicating support to those affected by bullying and intimidation