What are our capabilities and skills?
Family Safety Services personnel are professional and dedicated to the prevention of family violence. They have the ability to challenge violent behaviour in a respectful way, facilitation skills, empathetic listeners, and are clear communicators.
FSS have committed trained facilitators to provide anger management for men, women and youth and counselling related to family violence
FSS programmes provide skills that lead to safe and respectful families.
FSS provide effective responses to family violence episodes through counselling, group programmes and support.
FSS programmes are reviewed on an on-going basis to ensure they are meeting the needs of families and individuals and based in best practice guildelines.
FSS personnel maintain their competence through regular supervision as well as undertaking appropriate professional development activities.
FSS will recommend referrals to other approved agencies when specialised knowledge is needed for clients with their consent.
Agency Manager, Counsellor and Supervisor, Thames
Relationship coach, Thames & Paeroa
Triage Co-ordinator, Counsellor and Group facilitator, Thames & Waihi
Counsellor Whitianga & Coromandel
Counsellor, Waihi, Paeroa
Our people are dedicated to the prevention and intervention of family violence