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INSTEP PROGRAM -For Parents And Step Parents In A Step Family Or Blended Family

Centacare recognises that blended and step families can experience unique circumstances which can be unique to traditional families. Centacare provides a research based marriage and family life education program for couples and children who have formed or are forming step families, recognising the often intricate, layered and reciprocal nature of relationships within step families.

his Instep Program consists of 6 sessions for couples and is designed to

  • Strengthen the couple relationship
  • Improve knowledge of “normal” step family development and functioning
  • Improve knowledge of successful step-parenting strategies and the role biological parents play in healthy stepparent-stepchild relationships
  • Improve knowledge of child development and positive parenting skills
  • Improve knowledge of legal and financial issues in stepfamilies
  • Enhance skills for negotiating shared meaning of expectations and family roles
  • Enhance understanding of children’s needs in post separation

Program delivery:
The program is delivered by a specialised accredited step family counsellor
When: Every Monday for 6 weeks starting from 14th August 2017
Time: 5.50pm -8pm
Where: St Michaels Parish, Johnston St Wagga Wagga (opposite, St Michaels Cathedral)
Registration and payment is due by the 8th August 2017, in person at 201 Tarcutta Street, Wagga Wagga or Electronic Transfer, call for details 1300 619 379
$60 per person
$30 per person - concession

For any queries regarding the program content contact Carla Hogg on 0414 399 966 or email

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