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Staffordshire Women's Aid

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Working through the issues related to abuse in a safe group environment can be empowering and life-changing. Staffordshire Women’s Aid provide group programmes and workshops which aim to support women and children towards safety and recovery. Our group facilitators are trained to deliver in a safe and effective environment.


Power to Change – Educational self-help Programme

This 14 session programme focuses on learning to change abusive relationship patterns. It focusses on assertiveness techniques, boundaries and assessing the differences between abusive and healthy relationships. Again, we are able to adapt this model to deliver a shorter version of the programme.

  • Basic rights
  • Definition of abuse
  • Why is it so hard to leave
  • Families and children
  • Boundaries
  • Coping with grief fear and guilt
  • Coping with anger
  • Assertiveness skills and boundary setting
  • Assertiveness skills and boundary setting
  • Assertiveness techniques
  • Dealing with requests and authority figures
  • Practising assertiveness
  • Healthy relationships
  • Endings and new beginnings