December 18, 2017

End gender-based violence

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16 days of activism against gender-based violence The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre is joining other organisations internationally to participate in the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign. This observance, which runs from 25 November to 10 December, is used by individuals and groups to call for the elimination of […]

Cayman Islands’ last Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme of 2017

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a three-day Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) from Tuesday, 28 November to Thursday, 30 November 2017. The free workshop, which will be held at the Brasserie’s Willow House Conference Room, 8.30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., is for front-line professionals such as police officers, social workers, probation officers, […]

International Men’s Day Events 2017 in Cayman Islands

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The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is celebrating International Men’s Day this month with several interactive events highlighting this year’s theme of “Celebrating Men and Boys.” International Men’s Day 2017 observance will kick off locally on Sunday, 5 November 2017 with the Celebrate Men and Boys Church Service at 10 a.m., Savannah […]

International Peace Day With the Cayman Islands Family Resource Centre

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) invites the public to join it in the observance of International Peace Day today (Thursday, 21 September 2017). International Peace Day calls for individuals to put aside their differences and promote peace at home, in schools and the community. This year’s theme is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity […]

Cayman Islands Children’s Champs: Winners Of #beadaddaily announced

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Twenty-five fathers, who were acknowledged and nominated by their family members, have won prizes in the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) #beadaddaily challenge. Tying the annual contest in with last month’s Father’s Day, the centre asked children across the Cayman Islands to write in to share anecdotes on how their fathers are there for them daily. […]

Family Skills Session For Parents, Children (12+)

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) invites all parents and their children ages 12 years and older to attend a free interactive parenting session to learn how to talk about sex and sexuality from 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 31 May 2017. The session will be held at the FRC’s Compass Centre offices. Light […]

International Women’s Day Celebration 2017 to be celebrated in Cayman Islands

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In keeping with this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) theme – “Be Bold for Change,” the Family Resource Centre (FRC) of the Department of Counselling Services, has invited a male keynote speaker to address the annual observance. The International Women’s Day Celebration 2017, being held at the Marriott Beach Resort, Wednesday, 8 March, 5.30 p.m. […]

The Editor Speaks: Bullying

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It is three years since I wrote an Editorial on bullying where I highlighted the new form called Cyberbullying. It hasn’t waned. October is Bullying Prevention Month in the Cayman Islands and a government press release highlighted this form of bullying. The release states “The results of the National Drug Council’s 2014 survey, its most […]

Cayman Islands to celebrate families

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International Day of Families is Sunday 15 May 2016, and the Cayman Islands will join the rest of the world in celebration. This year’s theme is Families, Healthy Lives and Sustainable Futures. Commenting on the theme Miriam Foster of the Family Resource Centre (FRC) says, “FRC, as part of the Department of Counselling Services, regularly […]

Cayman Islands residents urged to join a Flash Mob for Peace

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) urges the Cayman Islands community to become partners in peace on Monday, 21 September 2015. As it has for the past four years, FRC is set to lead Peace Day celebrations that are set to include a traffic-stopping flash mob in George Town, and peace-building sessions throughout the Cayman Islands […]