RCT’s Respectful Relationships course will be 6 weeks in total. This is an extremely popular course with those who attend sessions at RCT.
Session 1 will explore good lives model and centre on relationships and the need for different types of relationships. They will start to identify goals for their participation in the course
Session2 the group will explore emotions and how they sometimes get the better of us. The difference between actions, thoughts and behaviours.
Session3 the group will explore distress tolerance, radical acceptance, how to build resilience, the important differences between greed, envy and jealousy before looking at techniques of positive self-talk.
Session4 the group will explore conflict management in a relationship. We compare constructive methods and “frames of mind” with destructive methods of conflict resolution.
Session5 We again look at the “Rules for a Fair Argument” and practical ways to stop a disagreement from escalating into a full argument. We look at the words that people use and how that affects us and how to how to manage these emotions effectively.
Session6 is a reflection of the whole duration of the course, a final Good Lives Model and how to plan and adapt for the future.