One Plus One and Altogether Better. Healthy Relationship Champions. One Plus One and Altogether Better. The project Partnership between OnePlusOne and Altogether Better Funded by Department of Education Recognised the importance of stable relationships for families and communities.
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Healthy Relationship Champions
Partnership between OnePlusOne and Altogether Better
Funded by Department of Education
Recognised the importance of stable relationships for families and communities
Do you know?
Is living with someone more common than marriage?
What helps partners stay together?
What is the divorce rate in England?
What are the 5 most common things couples argue about?
What factors cause relationship stress?
Most people are married (48%) although less people are getting married. 10% of people over 16 are cohabiting.
Time together, laughter, talking, being there for each other, support from family & friends
1 in 3 marriages will end in divorce
5 most common things couples argue about
Sex and romance
Bringing up kids
Pressure at times of change – having a baby, death of a parent, unemployment, ill health.
promote early help
promote community relationships
Relationships matter for
Back to normal
Coping - but not very well
What keeps your umbrella up?
when a friend , family member, neighbour or work colleague might be having a relationship issue
And use your learning to help them make changes
to other resources
What it isn’t
What it is
The Helping Process
Respect Empathy Genuine
Being there for them
Barriers to engagement
Personal model of the world
Relationship Advice Talk it out Work it out
Sulk Shout Walk out?????
STOP!!!! & LISTEN
Thinking the worst
DON’T point the finger if you want change
STOP your own bad habits first.
What issues of confidentiality might there be for volunteers?
What should a volunteer do in this situation?
What procedures are in place already to deal with these issues?
Who can help me?
Details about a client must not be shared with anyone (including your family/friends) other than appropriate Trust staff.
However, confidentiality can never be absolute, so if you suspect or fear a risk – do act and inform your link member (your project contact) of staff.
**Please see Humber FT Voluntary Code of Practice**
One Plus One and Altogether Better
We would like to know how you get on and we are interested in hearing about how you help people with their relationship or develop a community activity.
It would be good if you could capture what happens when you do. We have templates if that is useful?
Please focus on what you have done to help and what happened as a result rather than details about the individuals you support.
Suggestions to improve the e-resource or useful local contacts are very welcome too.
You are invited to an event at the Showroom in Sheffield on Wednesday 26 September to thank you for getting involved as a volunteer and to hear about your experience as a relationship champion.
We hope you can make it.