Educational groups encourage personal growth, provide work-related skills training, teach the group process, and include:
- Personal growth groups to teach participants how to explore concepts in an intellectual or conversational format
- TC job skills groups to teach participants about specific jobs required in the TC and the proper way to perform these jobs
- Clinical skills groups to teach new participants how to use group process tools via simulated or mock encounter groups
- Life skills groups to teach specific skills that participants need to succeed in mainstream society
- Re-entry groups (e.g. Step-down) to prepare participants to move back into the community.
To help raise participants awareness of their self-defeating behaviours and attitudes.
Space for community members to address issues which may be affecting the community as a whole, or any other issues which may be relevant or important.
Typically, each staff member is assigned a number of clients as a caseload; these clients form Clan Group and meet weekly to discuss more sensitive or personal issues in a small group format. This is a space normally reserved for reading and exploring and individuals life story.
Group meetings which are facilitated by the TC members without staff. These groups allow community members to speak freely about personal issues.
Workshops are held weekly using a Cognitive Behavioral Approach and runs for 12 weeks. All participants receive a Coolmine certificate of completion.