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Trauma informed practice is an important approach to providing support to people who have experienced trauma in their lives. Learn more about understanding and responding to trauma in this webinar hosted by the Ministry of Justice. In this session, Nancy Poole with the British Columbia Excellence for Women’s Health explains the principles of trauma informed […]
On December 3rd, in honour of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Social Services Minister Donna Harpauer announced the priority areas that government will focus on as it begins work on Saskatchewan’s Disability Strategy. The six priority areas are taken directly from the Citizen Consultation Team’s (CCT) Final Report, People Before Systems: Transforming the Experience […]
Little Warriors is a national charitable organization based in Canada committed to the awareness, prevention, and treatment of child sexual abuse. The Prevent it! workshop was developed by researchers at the University of Alberta to teach adults about child sexual abuse. This workshop is unique in Canada and educates adults to TAKE ACTION through gaining […]
On this day in 1989, a man armed with a rifle and a hunting knife walked into École Polytechnique in Montreal. He separated the men and women, stated that he was “fighting feminism,” and murdered 14 women before killing himself. December 6th is now known as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence […]
November 25th, was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the start of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, which ends on International Human Rights Day on December 10th. Read a blog post by the Canadian Women’s Foundation for each day here: canadianwomen.org/blog Follow #16Days on social media. Follow and […]
Family Matters: Assisting Families through Separation and Divorce This new program aims to minimize the effect of separation and divorce on family members, especially children. The program is currently available in Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Regina and Moose Jaw. A province-wide expansion is expected in April 2016. For more information, visit: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2015/november/12/family-matters