Bereavement/Grief

Because Trauma Matters: Substance Involved Women

Date(s): 
Mon, 12/09/2013 - 13:30

Because Trauma Matters!

Trauma is widespread among substance-involved women and has profound and long-lasting 
impacts. This free information session will help to build knowledge of trauma-informed practices, 
introduce participants to the comprehensive guidelines published in Trauma Matters, and help build 
an understanding of how they can be used to improve services for women.
Date/Time: December 9, 2013 from 1:30–4:30pm (EST)

Address: Metro Hall, Room 308, 55 John Street, Toronto

Her Life Her Canvas: Survivors supporting Survivors

Date(s): 
Repeats every week 8 times.
Mon, 09/09/2013 - 17:00
Mon, 09/16/2013 - 17:00
Mon, 09/23/2013 - 17:00
Mon, 09/30/2013 - 17:00
Mon, 10/07/2013 - 17:00
Mon, 10/14/2013 - 17:00
Mon, 10/21/2013 - 17:00
Mon, 10/28/2013 - 17:00
Contact name: 
Siobhan Laverdiere

Interim Place's "Her Life Her Canvas: Survivors supporting Survivors" is an 8-week program, funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, which provides women and youth survivors of violence with the opportunity to meet in a safe space where they can give mutual support to one another through Expressive Art Healing using such forms of art as painting, theatre, Aboriginal- Métis Beadwork and much more.  

 

IMPACTFUL PROGRAMMING: BUILDING SKILLS TO WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH THE AFRICAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY

Date(s): 
Fri, 05/31/2013 - 09:30 to 16:00

AN EXCITING, INTERACTIVE, ALL DAY WORKSHOP: • EXPLORE CRITICAL COMMUNITY CONTEXT AND ISSUES USING AN AFRICENTRIC FRAMEWORK • PROVIDE RELEVANT TOOLS, TIPS AND STRATEGIES FOR EFFECTIVE PROGRAM PLANNING AND DELIVERY WITHIN THE AFRICAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY • UTILISE BEST EVIDENCE AND PROMISING PRACTICES IN THE FIELD • CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE, EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACHES TO BOTH PROCESS AND OUTCOME- FOCUSSED EVALUATIONS • IDENTIFY CRITICAL COMMUNITY ASSETS • Culturally appropriate interactive, participatory, activities and Case Studies • Utilise an anti-oppression, equity, African-centred orientati

Circle of Healing (Starting April 29, 2013)

Date(s): 
Mon, 04/29/2013 (All day)

Circle of Healing

A Mindfulness Meditation Based, Therapeutic Group for Women and Men Survivors of Abuse & Trauma (including childhood abuse and other adverse childhood experiences, natural or human-caused disasters, armed conflicts, political terror, domestic violence, violent crime, oppression, etc)

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