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Take A Stand Initiative

A Community Capacity Building Initiative

 

Support during COVID-19 crisis - Take A Stand Webinars 

 

In this time of physical distancing, connections are more important than ever. Stay connected to your friends and family, and when needed, support those who are impacted by family violence and abuse. We all have a role to play.

 

The Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter offers a free webinar focused on supporting individuals and families during this time of crisis. Learn how to identify family violence and abuse in all its forms, ways to respond compassionately and positively to victims, and how to connect to resources.

 

Click here for more infomation about the Take A Stand Webinars

 

Download the Take A Stand Booklet a resource guide to support family and friends impacted by family violence and abuse.

Download our Supporting Victims Resource Poster

 

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Family Violence and Abuse is a community issue. We all have a role to play in helping end it.


The Take A Stand Community Capacity Building Initiative educates and empowers community members to effectively support victims.


Presentations are offered to organizations and groups to learn how to identify family violence and abuse in all its forms, ways to respond compassionately and positively to victims, and how to connect victims to resources.

Learn about:
• Different types of abuse
• How to recognize, respond and refer
• Barriers victims face
• Myths and misconceptions
• Statistics and research around family violence and abuse

 

Testimonials

• “Sometimes it just takes one empathetic listener to give the victim the courage to make positive changes.”

• “This [initiative] is great. It has really changed the way I see or approach a problem. Great presentation and educative. I know better now. Thank you!”

• “The workshop was an eyeopener in terms of domestic violence statistics, it also made me realize how important it is to be an empathetic listener and not try to solve the problem by giving advice.”

 

 

For more information or to book a presentation for your organization or workplace:
Phone: (403) 290-1552 Ext. 426
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  

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