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Tag: Department of Counselling Services

Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme

Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme

| 13/05/2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) Monday, 25 May to Friday, 29 May, 8.30am to 1pm.

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Calendar of events to mark Recovery Month

Calendar of events to mark Recovery Month

| 30/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) is observing Recovery Month during September with several awareness-raising activities and events. In addition to a series of Table Talk recovery roundtable sessions with local radio stations, DCS representatives will be hosting community workshops in West Bay, George Town and East End. A Family Fun Day […]

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September is Recovery Month

September is Recovery Month

| 29/08/2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) is organising the following awareness raising radio appearances/events to mark National Recovery Month this September:

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Monthlong focus on honouring women

Monthlong focus on honouring women

| 01/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a packed programme of events in March to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Honouring Women Month (HWM), which kicks off today (1 March) with “Women in the Workplace Recognition – Strike the Pose Challenge”. The theme for the month, #BalanceForBetter, is a call to action […]

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Anti-bullying campaign begins

Anti-bullying campaign begins

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This month marks the Department of Counselling Services’ “Stood Up Campaign” to raise awareness about the effects of childhood bullying and encourage grassroots strategies to eliminate it. Under the theme, “See Something Do Something”, the second annual anti-bullying initiative has increased its schedule of events to strengthen its impact.

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September a time to focus on recovery

September a time to focus on recovery

| 12/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) is observing Recovery Month during September. This year’s theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose, and Community,” explores how integrated care, a strong community, sense of purpose, and leadership contributes to effective treatments that sustain the recovery of persons with mental and […]

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Programme for at-risk youth planned for fall

Programme for at-risk youth planned for fall

| 16/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) will be rolling out an early-intervention programme this fall for children who struggle with behaviour problems, in partnership with the Youth Anti-Crime Trust (Youth ACT). The Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) programme, developed by Canada’s Child Development Institute, is an evidenced-based, proven best practice programme, which […]

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Corporate attorney honoured for volunteer work

Corporate attorney honoured for volunteer work

| 07/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A corporate lawyer, more used to winning tough cases than earning plaudits for his caring nature, has earned the 2016 Lee A. Freeman award in “appreciation for his selfless acts of time and dedication to the Legal Befrienders programme”. Simon Raftopoulos, a partner at Appleby (Cayman), was recognised for his 10 years […]

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Women’s Day speaker to promote gender equality

Women’s Day speaker to promote gender equality

| 07/03/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The first man to ever minor in women’s studies at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst will deliver the keynote address at this year’s International Women’s Day celebration, set for Wednesday, 8 March. Dr Jackson Katz will speak on “Gender on the Agenda: Why equality between the sexes is a critical issue for women […]

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Sex equality on agenda at Women’s Day event

Sex equality on agenda at Women’s Day event

| 28/02/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): An American cultural theorist will be speaking in Grand Cayman next Wednesday on the topic, “Gender on the Agenda: Why equality between the sexes is a critical issue for women and men”. Dr Jackson Katz, gender equality campaigner, academic and author, will be the key note speaker at  the  International Women’s Day […]

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