REGISTRATION DATES for Community FALL programs, 2015Once we connect with you through email or phone, we will be happy to answer any questions during the upcoming Program Registration dates (see above), for the site location nearest to you!
At Rainbows Nanaimo, it is important for us to connect directly with you as you begin to consider this program for your child, teen and possibly yourself. Many schools in School District 68 are also offering the program. Please check with your child's school, with their principal or CYC worker.
12 week program at no charge
Ages 4 and up: parent groups may be available
Contact us: email@example.com 250-751-7888
RAINBOWS peer support groups offer children the following benefits:
-awareness of feelings – naming, acknowledging, expressing and managing them
-learn appropriate coping mechanisms
-reducing depression, anxiety and stress
-management of anger
-positive direction during their journey toward reconciling their loss
-encourages positive behavior
-unconditional acceptance in the group
-develop and strengthen problem-solving skills
-develop positive goals for themselves
-confidential expression of grief
-provide a safe environment to share personal stories
-understand how to communicate verbally and through listening learn how to be compassionate to others
-work through a journal to write or draw feelings for understanding and release
-improved communication in peer and family relationships
-improved school attendance and academic performance
-opportunity to meet new friends who have shared experiences
-understanding that their community cares
Have fun and great snacks!