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New Supports

Fort Saskatchewan has a new service: ANEW Centre for Healing. ANEW was formed to provide a support facility for young new mothers to heal from trauma without the disruption of the bonding process that is crucial to the emotional wellbeing of their infants.

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CIAFV Members' Meeting
Join us at our virtual members' meetings on October 14. This will be an opportunity for members to share a check-in, news from their organization, and any resources they have found helpful. FREE
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Education Session

CIAFV & EFVC are excited to host Lois Gander from CPLEA, Robyn Thomas from ECLC, & William Tucker from ASSIST. The panel will be discussing the laws that affect newcomers who are experiencing family violence in Legal Issues for Immigrants and Refugees on October 21. FREE

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This week from IMPACT, they remind us that Today is Orange Shirt Day. Let's creates awareness of the individual, family, and community inter-generational impacts of Indian Residential Schools. 
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ALIGN has posted resources for Child Welfare Information and new child and youth trauma resources. 
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City University Edmonton's Counselling Clinic is offering FREE counselling starting October 1.
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Diverse Voices Keynote Speakers

Registration is now open for the 20th Annual Diverse Voices Family Violence Conference on November 12-13. This year’s keynote speakers are:

  • Samra Zafar – Family Violence and Mental Health During COVID-19
  • Michael Flood – Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention: Towards an Intersectional Feminist Social Justice Approach
  • Patricia Makokis – The Indigenous Perspective on Family Violence
  • Mark Wynn – Making the Law Keep its Promise: Law Enforcement Challenges and Changes in Response to Violence Against Women
  • Karen Mason and Paul Van Donkelaar – Invisible Wounds: Understanding IPV-Related Brain Injury
The registration fee of $175.
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