Partnership Thrive

The Partnership Project supports young people who are planning parenthood or have already become parents. The project is run by Thrive,┬áHope House Bozeman and Gallatin Mental Health Center. The main goals and objectives of this project are to create a system for providing psychological and social assistance to young families; assisting family members in overcoming various disruptions in family functioning; formation of motivation for health and healthy lifestyle; carrying out activities aimed at rallying the family. The program of the psychological support group includes individual and group psychological consultations, round tables on issues of interest to young families: the moral education of children, housing problems, the psychological microclimate in the family. Additional specialists are involved in the consultations – they are needed to solve family problems (pediatrician, speech therapist, educator, lawyer).

Goals of the Partnership Project:

  1. the creation and organization of the system to achieve maximum efficiency in the provision of integrated psychological and social assistance to young families;
  2. assisting the family in creating conditions aimed at protecting and strengthening the mental and psycho-physiological health of family members, ensuring their personal growth and success in society;
  3. assistance to family members in acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary for the formation and sustainable motivation to health and a healthy lifestyle, motivation to overcome various disruptions in the functioning of the family.

Project tasks:

  1. development of a support system for social adaptation of young families;
  2. work with the family to solve specific topical problems associated with certain difficulties in the behavior, communication and development of family members;
  3. implementation of developmental programs with parents, taking into account the individual characteristics of children and the tasks of their development at each age stage;
  4. carrying out diagnostic and correction work with “difficult” families;
  5. identification and elimination of psychological causes of violation of interpersonal relations in the family;
  6. counseling parents on the psychological problems of parenting;
  7. development of educational programs aimed at preserving the mental and physical health of family members, teaching them a healthy lifestyle.