Self-assertiveness is having or showing the confidence and courage in stating your views, expressing your feelings, asking for what you want and enjoying your rights – all done with integrity, honesty, directness, and respect for others. This group process helps individuals to learn how to maintain self-respect while communicating personal views, expressing awkward or difficult feelings, asking for what you want and enjoy while maintaining an open and willing participant in the process.
Facilitated by our chef, individuals experience and participate in meal planning and food preparation. Once a week, under the supervision of the chef, a team of select individuals prepares an evening meal for their peers.
This group exposes client to coping skills, anger management strategies, social skills and feeling identification, allowing clients to practice new skills through games and role play.
Individuals suffering from a substance abuse problem and a mental health disorder will learn how to recognize the two distinct conditions, how they interact with each other, and to develop an understanding of the role medications have in their recovery.
In a motivating environment, clients learn the latest nutrition information, enjoy cooking demonstrations, taste healthy, delicious dishes, and share experiences in a supportive group setting.