Mission

 

Our mission is to render supportive service to the victim, and afford the offender a second chance to make reparations to the community.

 

Vision

 

To promote restorative justice by encouraging dialogue between the offender and the victim

 

Goal

 

To promote and restore the broken relationship between offender and the victims of crime.

 

Objectives

 

  • To assess the victims needs
  • To assess the offender’s needs
  • To provide court with feedback on the outcomes on a weekly basis.
  • To convene a family group conference on a weekly basis in order to find solutions to the problem.

 

Services Offered:

 

Assessments

 

  1. Anger Assessment.
  2. Reality Assessment
  1. General Offender Assessment.
  2. High Risk and Low Risk Offenders.
  3. Assessment - Victim Offender Mediation.

 

Programme

 

  1. Assessment
  2. Victim Support.
  3. Victim Offender Mediation.
  4. Family Group Conferencing

 

Anger Management Programme.

  1. Anger Management Group.

 

Stress Management Programme

  1. Stress Management Group.

 

 

Family Therapy.

 

  • Assessment
  • Relationships
  • Family Assessments
  • Family Counselling.
  • Marriage Guidance and Counselling.

 

 Teenage and Youth Groups

 

  • Peer Pressure.
  • Identity Problems.
  • Career Counselling
  • Teenage Pregnancies.
  • Suicidal and Depression.
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse.

 

 

 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

 

 

  • Activism.
  • Partnership
  • Home Work Assignment.
  • Self-Instruction Training.
  • Rational-Emotive Therapy.
  • Problem Definition by Client
  • Cognitive- Behavior Treatment.
  • Problem-Solving/ problem-Focused Treatment.

 

Treatment Technique

 

  • Thought Stopping.
  • Guided Imagery and Visualization.

 

Three-Column Technique, Journaling, and Logs.

 

  • Distorted Thoughts.
  • Cognitive Treatment of Depression.
  • Cognitive Treatment of Anxiety Disorder.
  • Automatic Thought -   Cognitive Distortions - Rational Response

 

Reality Therapy.

 

  • Counselling

 

 Group Work

 

  • Trauma Groups.
  • Divorce Groups.
  • Single Parent Group
  • Empowerment Groups.
  • Developmental Groups.
  • Pre-Marital Group Counselling.

 

Aftercare Programme.

 

  • Ex-Offenders /Juvenile.

 

Theoretical Framework Used

 

  1. System Theory.
  2. Family Therapy.
  3. Reality Therapy.
  4. Strength Perspective.
  5. Environmental Theory.
  6. Developmental Perspective.
  7. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

 

Evaluation

 

  • Client complains book.
  • Evaluation of the services / Programme

 

      Research

 

  • Qualitative Research.
  • Quantitative Research.

 

Supervision

 

  1. Student Social Workers 2 students per annum.
  2. Social Auxiliary Workers – 2 students per annum