CRJ offers a number of groups throughout the year.
(see the Schedules page for our next groups)
This group is open to girls 14-17 years of age. The group is comprised of ten (10), 1.5 hour sessions and is designed to foster self-esteem and positive relationship with peers. A variety of instructional methods are used such as role playing, journaling, poetry, clay, and so on. Themes include trusting ourselves, friendship, body image, goals, competition and decision-making.
This group is open to boys age 14-18. The group is comprised of ten (10), 1.5 hour sessions. The program is designed to focus on boys’ natural strengths and broaden their understanding about being a male in today’s world, challenging myths about how to be a “real boy” or real man.” The Council engages boys in activities, dialogue and self expression. Themes include identifying and preventing bullying, promoting teamwork, developing empathy, resolving conflicts, healthy competition, respecting self and others, developing leadership, and healthy relationships.
Victim Impact Classes
This group is for young offenders and is geared to help them understand the impact their actions have on others while teaching them techniques to change their behaviors.
This group teaches youth vital life-skills. Dealing with peer pressure, applying for jobs, and making good choices are all examples of topics covered in this group.
Alcohol Education Program
The AEP is designed to educate young people about the potential personal, social and legal risks of underage alcohol use. CRJ offers the AEP on a monthly basis for young people up to the age of 20. The AEP is run by a licensed drug and alcohol counselor and there is a fee of $20 for this group.