Funding opportunity for those working with vulnerable people – SafeGuards Training

By |2020-10-29T10:18:48-05:00October 29th, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training In case you missed this…..the Government of Canada announced a $350 million Emergency Community Support Fund to support charities and non-profit organizations adapting frontline services to better serve vulnerable Canadians during this pandemic. The second round of the Fund is now available to community organizations and you can apply [...]

NEW RELEASE: Framework for Addressing Youth Homelessness – HomelessHub Newsletter Sept. 2020

By |2020-09-13T07:58:26-05:00September 13th, 2020|

NEW Release: Family and Natural Supports: A Framework to Enhance Young People's Network of Support Meryl Borato, Stephen Gaetz, Lesley McMillan / Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, A Way Home Canada  A NEW framework released by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and A Way Home Canada informed by findings from the Making the Shift Demonstration Lab will help address youth homelessness by strengthening [...]

New Trainings – Moving Forward: Cultivating Hope (SafeGuards Training)

By |2020-09-13T07:53:16-05:00September 13th, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training SafeGuards is happy to announce a new 4-week training called Moving Forward: Cultivating Hope.   Hope is the driving force behind action and it can be intentionally cultivated in conversations. Many who participated in our recent Short Term Intervention training indicated they wanted to learn more about the Hope Theory [...]

Two New Training Dates Added to Support Demand – SafeGuards

By |2020-07-06T10:34:32-05:00July 6th, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training Working with Black Youth and Families Amidst Racial Trauma: New session added There has been a wonderful response to this training not only in terms of registrations, but in fulsome and open participation during the sessions and in reflective post-training evaluations. Translating Learning Into Action SafeGuards designs evaluations to: 1) Learn [...]

By |2020-07-06T10:24:44-05:00July 6th, 2020|

"Transforming and moving organizations towards structural and systemic change is a process, and this is one small change that we hope will contribute to and build a foundation for a safer and more just future for gender-diverse communities, foster relationship building and strengthen intersectional feminist movements"- Learn More About OAITH's Statement here. Transition House Association of [...]

We added some new dates for some of our courses – SafeGuards Training

By |2020-06-10T11:53:20-05:00June 10th, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training There has been a large response for the training, Working with Black Youth and Families Amidst Racial Trauma so we have added two more sessions. Black youth and families have been experiencing racial trauma against their bodies for generations and this has contributed to the issues of physical and mental [...]

OAITH May 2020 Newsletter

By |2020-05-30T10:47:03-05:00May 30th, 2020|

Announcement from Justin Trudeau- additional funding for health, economic, and social support for Indigenous peoples and communities A funding announcement was made today by the Prime Minister which notes the following new funding/increasing funding to provide cricial support to Indigenous families and communities during the COVID-19 crisis: " $285.1 million to support the ongoing public [...]

Trauma-informed Practice & TCI Update Now Available

By |2020-05-25T08:26:57-05:00May 25th, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training It’s great to see how many people have been able to make use of this time to access online training to deepen their understanding of certain topics, brush up on skills and learn new ones. Missed a Training? Sign up now for the next available session. We’ve had an [...]

New Online Training Starting May 27: Register Soon!

By |2020-05-13T09:42:03-05:00May 13th, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training Back by popular demand, Trauma-informed Practice, our 5 week online course starts Wednesday, May 27th. Register early to guarantee a space. Research on early childhood adversity has shown that many of the people served by mental health and social service agencies have experienced trauma. In order to respond [...]

The Importance of Hope and Risk Reduction – SafeGuards Trauma Informed Training

By |2020-05-02T12:03:15-05:00May 2nd, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training Finding Hope According to Chang and Banks (2007), people with higher levels of hope experience higher levels of positive emotion. A discussion of Hope Theory was part of the Short Term Intervention training and how to formulate questions that build on hope. Those who missed the training might appreciate [...]

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