An exciting new project that has been funded by the Waterloo Foundation this project will give CYCA the opportunity to work with eighteen primary schools over a period of three years in the Llanelli area.
The work is underpinned by our trauma and resilience model and we work systemically with the whole family.
The aim of the project is to support primary schools to support families at crisis point. The collaboration between CYCA and the primary schools, is to offer key staff within the schools to receive CYCA’s systemic family support training.
This will give key staff the skills to support families that are identified or approach the school for help and support. CYCA acts as a scaffolding mechanism of support to the key staff working with the families.
The support that we offer the families is therapeutic support through our counselling services, play therapy, sand therapy and mentoring.
All schools receive an opportunity for parents and carers to attend CYCA’s accredited resilience course, this will give the families the tools and skills to face crisis’s in the future.
The pupils of the schools will receive CYCA’s superhero resilience training, so that the whole family have the key messages and use of language to help themselves now and in the future.
CYCA are currently working with five primary schools in Llanelli which are Stebonheath, Bigyn, Ysgol Penrhos, Ysgol Y Ffwrness and Bynea.
Schools will contribute a small fee for the collaboration, you can expect the following support from CYCA:
Each family supported will have access to an array of support which includes:
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