Programs

Through our Healthy Relationships program, MAPS will be able to provide support services and resources to improve healthy relationships for men, their partners, families and communities. By providing quality, individualized, group and comprehensive counselling we can change the destructive behaviour rippling through the lives of many families and work towards healthy relationships

MAPS is sensitive to cultural, economic, gender, and sexual orientation issues, as well as to personal and situational difficulties.

Group Counselling

MAPS provides men with the opportunity to address issues and receive support from other men facing similar struggles. Group counselling is the primary service offered.

Clients can access the program on their own or through referring sources of social agencies, probation, lawyers, partners, teachers, clergy, public health and physicians.

A pre-group screening is required prior to one’s acceptance into a therapy group.

Group therapy is usually made up of 5-9 people with one or more trained professional(s) serving as the facilitators. Groups will be either open or closed. In the Healthy relationships group, there are two stages. The first stage will consist of twelve two-and-a-half-hours (2.5) psycho-educational sessions. The second stage of the group consists of eight one-and-a-half (1.5) hour process-oriented sessions.

Men will need to complete a total of 20 sessions (twelve1st-stage and eight 2nd-stage sessions) to complete the entire program.

Physical (behavioural)
  • Anger cues
  • Time-outs
  • Self-care
Mental (cognitive)
  • Self-talk
  • Beliefs
  • Cost & rewards of anger
Emotional (affective)
  • Feeling Vocabulary
  • Funnel
  • Shame & Guilt
Spiritual (existential)
  • The Pressures of Masculinity
  • Values
  • Identity
  • Relationship loss
  • Self-esteem
  • Healthy Relationship

For a detailed outline of the upcoming sessions or to refer yourself or someone else, please visit our contact page.

Individual Counselling

 We offer short-term individual counselling to those who attend group. You and the counsellor will have weekly counselling sessions approxiamtely one hour in length. In this time, you and counsellor will work in steps towards the goal that you have established for yourself.

 Community outreach

MAPS goals are to be preventative, educational, and to promote awareness of certain issues affecting men. MAPS provide community awareness on issues relating to domestic violence, through workshops, presentations, schools and employee relations initiatives. For more information or to book a presentation contact our office at (204) 778-6040 or send us a message.

 Men’s Resource Library

The Men's Resource Library is currently being assembled, please contact us for more information.

Research

Through the Healthy relationships program MAPS will gather and analysis data for treatment program design. The research process will be tested on many different levels, with the desired outcome of knowledge, where such learning brings meaning that is valid for all members of the community. 

MAPS will provide accurate stats for Northern Manitoba regarding Domestic Violence for 2010/2011. 

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