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Pre-Marriage Education Group Programme - 2021

 
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Pre-Marriage Education Group Programme - 2021

 

Important COVID-19 Information

We require all clients, staff and visitors to follow our CovidSafe procedures and protocols.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Centacare FRS Pre-Marriage group course is based on a wide variety of current, reputable research regarding developing and maintaining a healthy, successful marital relationship. All courses are facilitated by trained relationship educators. 

*No sharing of personal information with the group is required*

 

COURSE GOALS INCLUDE:

This course provides you as a couple with an adult education workshop which includes information, written exercises, private couple discussion time and some small group activities to enable you to:-

  • Discuss the current and future potential of your relationship 
  • Raise awareness of the dynamics within your unique relationship
  • Promote strategies to deepen your couple friendship
  • Build relationship skills in communication and managing conflict
  • Plan for your future by prioritising your relationship values, goals and aspirations for the future

COURSE CONTENT INCLUDES:

  •  Individual, Couple and Societal Ideas and Expectations of Marriage

  • Family of Origin Influences

  • Research and strategies for promoting and maintaining healthy relationships

  • Communication and Conflict Management Strategies

  • Relationship Values, Vision and Aspirations

  • Creating Shared Meaning of Marriage -Marriage as a Sacrament        

 

 

A letter of attendance is provided following completion of all sessions in the programme.

 

VENUE:

Centacare - Family and Relationship Services, Conference Room, 58 Morgan Street, Fortitude Valley, Qld, 4006.

Our venue is in the building to the right of St Patrick's Catholic Church.

SESSION TIMES:

 Saturday 8.45am - 4.30pm
Course Registration 8.30 - 8.40am
 
PARKING:

Free car parking is available at the front of the Centacare office.   Street parking is available on McLachlan Street (BCC fees apply).

The venue is accessible via buses from Warner Street, and is a short walk from the Fortitude Valley train station.   

Our venue entrance is via Morgan Street only, no access is available via Berwick Street. 


COURSE CATERING:-

Tea, coffee, fruit and biscuits for morning and afternoon tea are provided.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we are currently unable to supply lunch at our venue. We have applied a reduced course fee as a consequence. 

You are welcome to bring your own food and use our refrigerator and microwave.  There are several cafes located within walking distance on McLachlan Street and in James Street Market. 

Gluten Free or vegetarian food options are available on request (via the registration page).

All other course materials are supplied.

COURSE FEES (Per couple): ** Please note - due to our inability to provide a catered lunch during the Covid-19 pandemic this si the reduced fee**

Full Fee - $260.00
One Concession (Centrelink issued Health Care Card) - $210.00
Two Concession (Centrelink issued Health Care Card) - $165.00

Concession Cards must be verified prior to the commencement of the course.  Please phone the office for verification prior to booking.

*Please select one ticket per couple* 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

In the event of a cancellation, a refund will be paid minus $60 per couple administrative fee, if notification occurs within five (5) days of the course commencement. No refund will be provided if this notification is not received. No refund will be given if transfer to another course occurs followed by cancellation. No refund will be provided based on failure to attend the course.

TRANSFER POLICY:

Transfer between courses is available until five (5) days prior to the course commencement date. Transfers can only occur based on current course capacity.

CHILDREN'S POLICY:

Children (of any age) are not permitted to attend courses. Unfortunately we are unable to provide child minding facilities, and cannot allow children to be left unsupervised on the premises.

SPECIAL NEEDS:

Please call Centacare FRS for advice regarding suitability or for support with any special needs; for example mobility, hearing, language.  Please note, we are unable to supply translators for this course. 

PRE-READING:

No pre-reading is required. To access some of the research that underpins this course, you might like to visit the following websites and discuss with your partner. 

www.gottman.com/about/research/

www.gottman.com/marriage-minute/   

www.drsuejohnson.com/ 

Pope Francis (2015)  Amoris Laetitia The Joy of Love. Beacon Publishing (Vatican Press)

CONTACT DETAILS:

Centacare Family and Relationship Services P: 07 3251 5000 (Monday-Friday 9am -4pm)

E: cfrs.fvadmin@bne.centacare.net.au

 
 
 
BY REGISTERING FOR THIS COURSE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO THE ABOVE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
If you or your partner have any current Protection Orders or DVO’s in place, one of our Client Intake Team will contact you for more information.
 
 
 

Sessions

SESSIONS
DESCRIPTION
STATUS

PME.A17/2021 - 18th September 2021

Venue:- Centacare FRS, 58 Morgan St, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

PME.A17/2021- 18th September 2021
PME.A17/2021- 18th September 2021 PME.A17/2021 Sold Out
PME.A17/2021
Sold Out

PME.A18/2021 - 9th October 2021

Venue:- Centacare FRS, 58 Morgan St, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

PME.A18/2021- 9th October 2021
PME.A18/2021- 9th October 2021 PME.A18/2021 1 AVAILABLE
PME.A18/2021
1 AVAILABLE

PME.E04/2021 - 23rd October 2021

Venue:- Centacare FRS, 58 Morgan St, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

** Additional Course Date **

PME.E04/2021 - 23rd October 2021
PME.E04/2021 - 23rd October 2021 PME.E04/2021 3 AVAILABLE
PME.E04/2021
3 AVAILABLE

PME.A19/2021 - 13th November 2021

Venue:- Centacare FRS, 58 Morgan St, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

PME.A19/2021 - 13th November 2021
PME.A19/2021 - 13th November 2021 PME.A19/2021 1 AVAILABLE
PME.A19/2021
1 AVAILABLE

PME.A20/2021 - 4th December 2021

Venue:- Centacare FRS, 58 Morgan St, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

PME.A20/2020 - 4th December 2021
PME.A20/2020 - 4th December 2021 PME.A20/2021 2 AVAILABLE
PME.A20/2021
2 AVAILABLE
 
 

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