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Access to specialist services through partnerships
What does social inclusion mean for J2SI participants? Getting back into society Acceptance within your family Joining in events To be welcomed in this community Involvement – social services Working out where you fit into the world Being aware of the impact of how you communicate Choice as to which groups you want to be involved in. Being accepted by society Changing old habits/routines
What are the barriers to social inclusion for J2SI participants? Lack of skills Anger – managing it Worry about what people will think Stereotyping Negative influences Circle of friends Lifestyle Not having a vision of what you want Personal issues A lack of family support
J2SI Building Up & Developing Skills
Develop interpersonal skills
Develop independent living skills in key areas
Participate in social and recreational activities
Utilise community resources such as libraries
Access training, volunteering and work opportunities.
J2SI Building Up & Developing Skills – cont’
Morning and afternoon teas focused on relevant topics
Volunteering via Sacred Heart Mission opportunity shops