Coping Skills Group
The goal of the group is to strengthen and develop a sense of personal control by learning how to overcome adversity within the biological, psychosocial, and sociological dimensions with or without eliminating the basis of the condition.
This group utilizes a combination of process, skill, and psychoeducational group models.
Offered – Every Month - Closed Group (minimum 4 participants)
Length – 1.5 hours
Duration – 4 sessions - 1 per week (four consecutive weeks)
Cost – refer to price sheet
Key Concepts & Objectives
Anger management issues & learning to effectively manage anger / self-control
Reduce the likelihood of continued alcohol and/or substance use resulting in legal, social and emotional problems
Identification & exploration of good vs. bad coping skills & techniques
Working knowledge of action based vs. emotion based coping skills
Develop an awareness of stressors and personal plan for dealing with stress
Engage clients in discussion in order to relate what they are learning to their own substance use.
Session 1 – Mindfulness & Coping Principles
Session 2 – Ways of Thinking
Session 3 – Problem Solving
Session 4 – Communication
*The Coping Skills for Life workbook from the Hope and Cope Wellness Centre was used as the foundation for this group. Linda Edgar, PhD (Principal Developer)