Setting suitable to deliver program / service:
School

Program designed for:
Children

Industry or sector this program / service is suitable for:
Other

Program / service delivered to:
Groups

Location:
New South Wales

Regions available:
Regional and remote areas

Mode of delivery:
Face to face

Length of time is needed to deliver this program / service:
N.A.

Cost of program / service:
Free

Model of delivery of this program / service:
Direct to end users

Which organisation is delivering this program / service?

Iris Foundation

What are the aims and objectives of this program / service?

The Cool Connections program aims to increase confidence, enhance social skills and develop a sense of connectedness for primary school aged children who experience issues such as social withdrawal, anxiety or difficulties with peer relationships.

The program is delivered within primary schools with participating students selected by school teachers based on the criteria that they are experiencing issues such as social withdrawal, anxiety or difficulties with peer relationships. The program consists of 8 sessions, 1.5 hours each are delivered by 2 facilitators from Iris Foundation. The school also provides a support teacher.

What does delivery of this program / service involve?

The program is delivered within primary schools with participating students selected by school teachers based on the criteria that they are experiencing issues such as social withdrawal, anxiety or difficulties with peer relationships. The program consists of 8 sessions, 1.5 hours each are delivered by 2 facilitators from Iris Foundation. The school also provides a support teacher.