OH! Magazine - Australian Version October 2018 - Page 24

( FOCUS ON FAMILY )

ONLINE SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES FACING DIVORCE

Discover this online portal providing support to families facing divorce .
t ’ s a sad fact of life that divorce is
I a relatively common occurrence in
today ’ s society . But a breakthrough e-therapy program is now offering parents who are going through stressful divorce settlements some much-needed , affordable , online psychological support .
In an Australian first , RelationSpace Online is helping to ease the chronic overburdening of the family law system , while reducing the stress for couples involved in conflicted divorce settlements .
RelationSpace Online offers Australia ’ s first online cognitive behavioural therapy program for separating and divorcing parents . This early intervention product is designed to provide relief to the specialist practitioners in the family law sector and Courts , relief to individuals as they transition through high-conflict divorce situations , and relief to the children who are caught in the middle of the parental dispute .
RelationSpace Online is customisable , challenging , and interactive . The eight to ten-hour program includes video coaching , dramatisations , sound bites , text , quizzes , infographics and printable PDFs .
Former Chief Justice of the Family Court Diana Bryant praised the program , which she said offered a ‘ unique opportunity ” for parents to access online support during a relationship breakdown . This program has the potential to make a really positive contribution to the psychological wellbeing of parents and is , therefore , beneficial for the children of these relationships ,’ Ms Bryant said .
Children who are exposed to protracted and ongoing conflict and lengthy family court proceedings are at much greater risk of developing lifelong psychological and relationship problems , which can have farreaching consequences for the future use of mental health services . Early intervention to address conflict and resolve family disputes in divorce is , therefore , essential for improving mental health outcomes for both adults and children .
The NSW Government helped RelationSpace develop the online platform with a Minimum Viable Product grant from Jobs for NSW . To learn more visit www . relationspaceonline . com . au
24 OH ! MAGAZINE ( OCTOBER 2018 )
( FOCUS ON FAMILY ) ONLINE SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES FACING DIVORCE Discover this online portal providing support to families facing divorce. t’s a sad fact of life that divorce is a relatively common occurrence in today’s society. But a breakthrough e-therapy program is now offering parents who are going through stressful divorce settlements some much-needed, affordable, online psychological support. I In an Australian first, RelationSpace Online is helping to ease the chronic overburdening of the family law system, while reducing the stress for couples involved in conflicted divorce settlements. RelationSpace Online offers Australia’s first online cognitive behavioural therapy program for separating and divorcing parents. This early intervention product is designed to provide relief to the specialist practitioners in the family law sector and Courts, relief Ѽ٥Յ́́ѡ()= 5i%9= Q= H)Ʌͥѥѡɽ՝Ёٽɍ)ͥՅѥ̰ɕѼѡɕݡ)ɔ՝Ёѡѡɕх)є)IѥM=́ѽͅ)ѕɅѥٔQЁѼ)ѕȁɽɅՑ́٥)Ʌѥͅѥ̰ͽչѕ̰ѕаե̰)Ʌ́ɥхA̸)ɵȁ )ѥѡ ) 兹ЁɅ͕ѡɽɅݡ)͡ͅɕaչՔչt)ɕ́Ѽ́Ёɥ)ɕѥ͡ɕݸQ́ɽɅ)ѡѕѥѼɕͥѥٔ)ɥѥѼѡ卡ݕ)ɕ̰́ѡɕɔ)ѡɕѡ͔ɕѥ̳͡d5) 兹Ёͅ) ɕݡɔ͕ѼɽɅѕ)Ёѡ䁙)Ёɽ́ɔЁՍɕѕȁɥͬ)ٕ卡)ɕѥ͡ɽ̰ݡٔȴ)ɕ͕Օ́ȁѡɔ͔)хѠ͕٥̸ɱ)ѕٕѥѼɕ́Ё)ɕͽٔ䁑ѕ́ٽɍ̰)ѡɕɔ͕ѥȁɽ٥х)Ѡэ́ȁѠձ́)ɕ)Q)9M\)ٕɹ))IѥMٕѡљɴ)ݥѠ5մYAɽՍЁɅ)ɽ)́ȁ9M\Qɸɔ٥ͥ)ܹɕѥ