Services for schools

Child, Family and Specialist Services
SERVICES FOR SCHOOLS 

Activ8 

Active8 is a mental health and wellbeing program for young people that address values, belonging and identity, relationships, body image and self, mental health, resilience and coping and emotional regulation.

Who the service is for

Young people in Years 6 to 9 who are at risk of developing mental health concerns who live in the city of Charles Sturt or Port Adelaide Enfield, or the suburb of Ingle Farm.

Service delivery

5 x 1.5 hours weekly. Can be presented to entire classes or targeted groups.

Love Bites

Equipping young people to have respectful relationships by developing skills in effective communication, critical thinking and problem solving within a safe environment.

Who the service is for

Young people in Year 10 at schools within the City of Tea Tree Gully and selected areas within the City of Port Adelaide Enfield.

Service delivery

One full day or multiple part days. Can be presented to entire classes or targeted groups.

Seasons for Growth

A safe space for children and young people to come together and share their experiences of significant change and loss and learn the skills required to strengthen social and emotional wellbeing.

Who the service is for

Children and young people aged between 6 and 18 who have experienced change and loss.

Service delivery

8 x 1 hour weekly sessions

Social Skills 

Positively contributing to children’s social development through a variety of teaching methods.

Who the service is for

Children in Reception and Year 1 who have been identified as having delays in their social development at schools within the cities of Charles Sturt, Port Adelaide Enfield and Tea Tree Gully, and the suburb of Ingle Farm.

Service delivery

6 x 50 minute weekly sessions. Can be presented to entire classes or targeted groups.

Unplugged

Helping parents identify children’s problematic gaming and develop practical strategies to support healthier gaming and internet use.

It covers:

  • Internet and gaming addiction definitions.
  • How to identify signs of problematic gaming.
  • The mental and physical health implications of high levels of gaming.
  • Why gamers play (emotional needs and the brain).
  • How to communicate effectively with their children about gaming and technology.
  • Practical tips and proven strategies to combat problem gaming (common mistakes to avoid).
  • Current internet and gaming trends, latest scientific research.
  • The other dangers of gaming (eg: micro-transactions, loot boxes, in-app purchases).
  • How to manage associated problems (eg: school refusal).

Who the service is for
Parents, families and carers of school-aged children.

Service delivery

Delivered as a two-hour presentation. Can be delivered after-hours, to suit.

What’s the buzz? 

A social skills enrichment program encouraging groups of primary school-aged children to think about how to get along with others through direct teaching, role-playing, quizzes and fun.

Who the service is for

Primary school-aged children who live in the city of Charles Sturt or Port Adelaide Enfield, or the suburb of Ingle Farm.

Service delivery

16 x 50 minute weekly sessions. Can be presented to entire classes or targeted groups.

UCWB
Why choose us

We are committed to providing excellent customer service that informs, advises, and supports you to remain living independently in your own home. In a friendly and caring way, we will take the time to understand your individual needs, provide assistance, and listen to your ideas. We celebrate diversity and offer translating and interpreting services and AUSLAN interpreter services. We will respect your privacy. We will take all reasonable precautions to protect your information and will not disclose this to anyone unless you give us your permission (or we are required to do so, by law). We are continually looking for ways to improve our service and will always value your feedback.

Phone us

If you would like to speak with someone about our services for families, please call our Customer Contact Centre on 8245 7100. We are open on weekdays between 9am and 5pm. 

Enquire online 

To enquire online, please complete the form below and we will get back to you within three days.

Kate, UCWB Team Member

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