Our Service Model
Our well-defined and highly structured service model is designed specifically to help troubled young men ultimately live independently and as accepted and included members of their community.
Person-Centred: An inclusive and collaborative approach that focuses on the young person’s unique goals and needs, building on their strengths and working towards an independent future.
Trauma-Informed Care: Promoting the positives of safety, control, skill development, connectedness and wellbeing while understanding the vulnerabilities and emotional triggers experienced by complex trauma survivors.
Positive Behaviour Support: An evidence-informed approach focusing on goal identification, information gathering, hypothesis development, support plan design, implementation and monitoring.
Incrementally Stepped Process: A step-by-step process that builds on a solid foundation of understanding. Which involves:
Understanding: the young person, their history, wishes, needs and goals.
Safety: of the young person, the staff and the community.
Connecting: developing relationships to heal relational trauma within a framework of empathy and respect.
Creating: new neural pathways to ‘rewire’ the brain via repeated positive life experiences.
Needs: being in tune with and adapting programs to meet their changing needs to reinforce positive behavioural patterns and to support pro-social attitudes.
Skills: Develop and consolidate the skills required for maintaining healthy relationships and providing the young person with greater self- esteem and the autonomy needed for a better quality of life.
SA Support Services supplies safe, monitored homes with 24/7 support and care for young men with severe and complex behavioural problems
2. Behaviour Support
A constructive and highly structured approach to ‘rewiring’ the brain to positively cope with and respond to situations.
3. Support Coordination
Helping you implement your NDIS Plans and connect you with the appropriate service providers.
4. Life Skills Development
From basic tasks such as tidying a bedroom through to personal hygiene and cooking. All aimed at preparing the young person to ultimately become an independent member of society.
5. Community Participation Programs
We specialise in supporting young men with behavioural problems to safely and positively connect with the community through a range of initiatives.
These programs are designed to prepare our young men for the workforce and social integration, and include:
6. Life-Stage Transition Assistance
From the most basic skills of money management and shopping, this program promotes independent living and develops skills for young men to become more emotionally mature.
7. Therapeutic Services
A clearly defined model focused on evidence and relationship based support, with access to Psychologists, a Clinical Social Worker, a Developmental Educator and a Support Coordinator.
8. Anger Management Group Therapy
Psychologist-led group sessions to help young men identify and deal with their anger issues that are impeding their growth and ability to lead the best life lived.
9. Art Therapy
We subcontract an Art Therapist who helps our young men express emotion in a non-threatening, safe environment, enabling them to better understand their feelings and engage in positive social integration.
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