Insights is a personal development/educational programme for women who have experienced domestic abuse. This programme focuses on the woman and her ability to make important life changes. Its aim is to help the woman understand the problem of abuse and it’s realities for the entire family. It will also help the woman identify life-long patterns of abuse, help her set realistic goals and learn new techniques towards self-determined change.

Insights is a core Clare Haven education programme for women which is delivered twice per year.

How can someone join the programme?

An informal interview with the course facilitators is required to ascertain the woman’s suitability and readiness to undertake this kind of programme. This will also provide an opportunity for her to discuss her needs in person.

What will the Programme cover?

  • Introduction and induction to the programme
  • Giving ourselves gifts
  • Defining domestic abuse
  • Family roles and abuse
  • Boundary setting
  • Breaking old patterns
  • About feelings, grief, fear, guilt and anger
  • Stress management
  • Assertiveness training
  • Goal setting
  • Developing healthy relationships
  • Endings and new beginnings

For further information on Insights, contact 065-6842646