Innovative Counselling aims to provide counselling for families to address their identified issues. The intervention runs for six weeks per case and requires a minimum of six sessions. The counselling sessions run for approximately one hour.
Child Protection Services are the main referrer of clients to Innovative Counselling through Child Protection services. Alternately, clients can refer themselves, or a member of the community or an internal FamilyCare worker can refer them.
The client needs to meet the following criteria to be considered eligible for Innovative Counselling:
be a child (under the age of 18), or the parent or carer of a child
have a current or historical involvement with CP services