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Education Programs

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The sooner that more people know about the causes and impacts of trauma, the sooner survivors can access support to the better their outcomes.

Education and training are critical components of wrap-around trauma support programming. 

We offer these high-value workshops to increase awareness and learning about trauma prevention, support and survival. 

Contact us to book these programs. 


Grades K-6 

  • Who Do You Tell?
    • 1 hr. session x 2
    • Teaches children abuse is never their fault, they have the right to tell.
    • Provide skills and knowledge to recognize abusive behaviours, promote healthy relationships.
    • Teaches body autonomy, and how to access support in order to reduce the impacts of sexual abuse. 
    • Includes a staff/teacher and parent Information sessions.
    • Developped in 1994 by Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse.

Ages 12 and Up

  • No Also Means Know
    • 1 hr.
    • Discusses consent, communication, and the use of coercion. 
  • She’s a 10:  Sexual Harassment
    • 1 hr.
    • Respecting boundaries, different types of sexual harassment, and what to do if you are being harassed.
  • Starting Strong: Healthy Relationships
    • 1 hr. 
    • Relationship respect, communication, gender stereotypes, abuse and violence
  • Trivia Games
    • 1 hr.
    • Sexual Assault & Abuse / Age of consent / Healthy Relationship skills.

Junior High School

  • Healthy Relationships Plus
    • 1 hr. session x 15
    • Teaches warning signs of abusive or unhealthy relationships and how to seek help. 
    • Topics include: impacts of drug and alcohol use/abuse, influences on relationships, early warning signs of dating violence, values and boundaries, and emotional health and well-being. 

Senior High School

  • Safe Dates
    • 1 hr. session x 10
    • Discusses dating and sexual violence.
    • Teaches skills to deal with unhealthy relationships, including identifying and preventing dating abuse, how to help friends, equal power through communication.

Adult

  • Sexual Assault/Sexual Abuse and Suicide
    • 1 hr.
    • Examines the connection between sexual violence and suicide, including risk factors, trauma, and child sexual abuse indicators and effects.
  • Understanding Sexual Assault with People with Disabilities
    • 2 hr.
    • Sexual assault/abuse laws and the legal process, consent requirements, responding to disclosures, and how to support survivors.
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 
    • 1 hr.
    • Identifying sexual harassment in the workplace, Human Rights Code, legalities and employer responsibilities.
  • Teachable Moments
    • 2.5 hr.
    • Prepares parents for conversations with their children around sexuality and healthy relationship skills. 
    • Topics include the stages of child sexual development, how to be approachable, and how to talk to your child about sexual abuse.
  • Understanding Child Sexual Abuse
    • 1 hr.
    • Helps those working with children understand abuse.
    • Topics include why children are vulnerable, indicators of child sexual abuse, responding to a disclosure, and reporting obligations.
  • Child Sexual Behaviours
    • 1 hr.
    • Helps parents, caretakers, and teachers develop the skills to talk to children about acceptable, age-appropriate behaviour. 
    • Topics include natural and healthy sexual behaviours, understanding and identifying problematic sexual behaviours, and child sexual abuse.

Responding to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training

Sanare is partnered with the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services (AASAS) which offers the Responding to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training.

Designed as a two-day workshop, this program teaches individuals the skills needed to properly handle disclosures and help survivors gain access to resources and services to help them heal.

  • Some topics covered include:
  • communication skills;
  • reporting obligations;
  • child sexual abuse indicators; and,
  • the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Please note that this is not a counselling intervention training program and there is a fee to provide this course.

To book this training or for more information please visit AASAS.

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640 3rd Street SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0H5

Phone: 403-548-2717

If you need immediate support please contact Alberta’s One Line for Sexual Violence at
1-866-403-8000