SNAP Boys/SNAP Girls Groups
Boys and Girls attend gender-specific weekly group sessions for 13 weeks. They learn how to use SNAP in different situations through engaging activities, including discussions, role-playing and interactive games. A variety of topics, including dealing with angry thoughts and feelings, self-control, problem-solving and bullying are addressed.
SNAP Parenting Group
The parent group meets concurrently with the SNAP Boys/SNAP Girls groups. Parents learn effective child management and SNAP strategies. The group also provides parents with an opportunity to make connections with other parents facing similar challenges.
Individual Child Counselling/Mentoring and Community Connections
Individual counselling/mentoring with a SNAP staff or volunteer provides children with individualized support to enhance the skills learned in the SNAP groups and continued work on goal attainment.
School Advocacy/Teacher Support
Program staff helps families ensure their children receive the help and support needed at school.
SNAP Parenting: Family Counselling
Ongoing, outcome-oriented counselling related to implementing SNAP strategies and individual issues is offered to parents and/or families.
Available to assist the families involved with SNAP deal with challenging situations as they arise and/or refer them to appropriate crisis services.
Long Term Connections/Continued Care
Families may continue to be involved in program components as long as there is a need and interest. In addition, parents and youth may participate as Peer or Parents Mentors.