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Romero Week 2016

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Sister Rita is on the BBC

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Volunteers Ready To Help Support Families in North Manchester

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The Caritas Family Project celebrated the success of their volunteers at a special thank-you event marking the completion of the volunteer training programme on Saturday 14th November at the Cathedral centre in Salford, head office of the charity. The new trained group of volunteers will support parenting courses, and work 1-1 alongside families in North Manchester, offering practical support to help families cope with the everyday challenges of bringing up a family. Many families self-refer or are referred through the Parish network and primary schools and children’s services in the area.  Following the training the volunteers will be working in a fun and friendly team on a meaningful project that really does make such a big difference to the lives of many children and parents.
 

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Super Skills for Life

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The Caritas Schools’ Service are undertaking a new aspect to service delivery for schools this term called Super Skills for Life. We are offering this to all our Diocesan primary schools, whom have a service level agreement with Caritas, for their Key Stage 2 children. Twenty seven schools have agreed to take part in this exciting new programme. The team at Caritas have all been trained in a resilience building programme Super Skills for Life by the programme author; Professor Cecilia A. Essau, Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at Roehampton University. Professor Essau is an expert in Child and Adolescent Mental Health including anxiety, depression, conduct problems, ADHD and parenting.

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