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.
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.