Bereavement/Grief

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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Call for Submissions to “Altered States: Movies by Mad People” – PLEASE SHARE – Deadline: June 1st

Deadline: 
Sat, 06/01/2013 (All day)
Contact name: 
Mad Pride Toronto Events Sub-Committee

Mad Pride is an arts, culture, and heritage festival created by psychiatric survivors, consumers, mad people, and folks the world has labeled “mentally ill”.

Mad Pride is about:
• remembering and participating in mad history
• challenging discrimination
• advocating for rights
• affirming mad identities
• developing and empowering mad communities
• having fun! 

Our lives and contributions are valuable and need celebration!

Mad Pride Toronto 2013 presents:

Altered States: Movies by Mad People

Bereavement Groups (children, parents, youth) in Scarborough starting January 22nd

Date(s): 
Tue, 01/22/2013 (All day) to Tue, 03/26/2013 (All day)

The death of a Significant Person in your life
can be one of life's greatest challenges…

We offer bereavement support groups facilitated by trained peer support volunteers. This is an opportunity to connect with other bereaved people in a safe, supportive and confidential setting.

Adult Group (19+): This group welcomes anyone who has experienced the death of someone close to them (i.e. spouse/partner, parent, sibling, chosen family member)

Bereaved Parents: For Parents who have experienced the death of a Child of any age

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