“Respecting Boundaries” counselling is for the clients charged with Criminal Harassment / Sexual Abuse / Non-Consensual Activities

“Respecting Boundaries” counselling program is a specialized psycho-educational one to one counselling program for the clients who have charges related to criminal harassment or sexual abuse and been asked or mandated by the court to attend the counselling program in response to a criminal harassment or sexual Abuse charges.

Family Integration Services provide an individualized “Respecting Boundaries” counselling program. This program helps clients and develops their understanding on how to set and maintain appropriate boundaries in personal life, in relationship, in community and at workplace and learn to respect appropriate boundaries, to learn more about importance of consent in any activity in personal as well as professional relationships and hence to create and provide safe environment to people around them. The modules of this program are based on Cognitive Behavioural principles.

The main goal of this “Respecting Boundaries” counselling program for the client is to develop skills and to engage in positive relationship in their personal as well as professional life at their workplace and to develop their understanding about how some of the communications, statements, language, attributes, signs, postures, physical interaction can make another person feel that someone has crossed the appropriate boundaries and how any action, comment, and conduct, especially in sexual nature can cause long term physical and psychological impact on the Victim.

Another important goal of this “Respecting Boundaries” program is for the client to develop deeper understanding and acknowledgement that “Everyone has the right to say ‘no’ and everyone has the right to change their mind at any time.”.

“Respecting Boundaries” counselling program offered by Family Integration Services is recognized by the courts as a recognized program in most cases, still it is highly recommended for the clients to get pre-approval from their Lawyer, Probation Officer or The Crown Attorney before they commence the program with us. In Ontario all counselling programs are subject to court approval, so you will be provided with a letter of registration and the details of the sessions with modules to be discussed. You can bring the letter to your lawyer or The Crown Attorney for pre-approval before commencing the program. Our “Boundaries” Program is recognized, accepted, and approved by most lawyers, The Crown Attorneys, and the Judges in the GTA and other surrounding courts in Ontario

Family Integration Services provide this “Respecting Boundaries” counselling program on an individual basis for probation, court, and self-referrals. This Program is offered by a Certified Anger Management Specialists (CAMS-II) and a Certified Domestic Violence Specialist (CDVS-I) approved by the National Anger Management Association (NAMA). Our “Boundaries” Program is structured with 12-16 individual counseling sessions according to client’s needs, situation, and prevailing factors.

As a Certified Anger Management Specialist-II (CASM-II), a Certified Domestic Violence Specialist (CDVS-I), a Forensic Social Work Certification (NOFSW), an Advanced Forensic Social Worker Certificate and being a member of National Anger Management Association (NAMA) and National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW), We have created individually tailored “Boundaries” Program and course material for the clients involved in court cases which fits their needs and legal requirements as well the therapist can utilize techniques based on years of research and experience with clients of all ages and walks of life.

For the court mandated “Boundaries” counselling program participants will be provided with Program completion certificate and a detailed letter of participation for the court proceedings. These completion documents are provided only after successfully completing and participating in the program with mandatory homework (exercises) and readings and there is no extra cost for this letter and certificate. During and after each session there are necessary exercises, logs and reading module material to take home for reading reference and it is expected to be completed by the participants before starting the next session. Not following through with the requisite will delay in getting the completion letter and Certificate and may result in attending extra sessions to complete the mandatory requirements

We accept most extended Employee Extended Health and Insurance plans in Ontario. If you have insurance benefits that cover counseling from a Registered Social Worker, they may be used to help cover the full or partial cost of the “Boundaries” counselling program

We provide “Respecting Boundaries” counselling program in English, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Urdu for clients’ comfortability and better understanding. It helps them achieving positive outcome for their involvement. Please request your language of comfort and arrangements will be made accordingly.

If you want to know more about our “Respecting Boundaries” counselling program you can send an email to info@fiscanada.ca

*Our “Respecting Boundaries” Program Counselling sessions are eligible for Reimbursement by Group Benefit Plan (Registered Social Worker).