CASASC recognizes September 30th as Orange Shirt Day. This is a day we acknowledge the impacts residential schooling has had on Indigenous people in Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. It is a way to commemorate the residential school experience, honour the healing that survivors and their families have and continue to go through, remember the children who did not make it home, and begin […]
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The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is seeking an experienced and innovative individual to join our leadership team as the Community Support Services Coordinator. About Us: The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is a voluntary, non-profit organization serving the Central Alberta region under the direction of a community-based Board of Directors. […]
The Supportive Reporting Program is offered to survivors of historical sexual assault that have not yet reported the incident(s). The RCMP works collaboratively with CASASC to arrange for a trauma-informed, plain clothes police officer to meet the client at a non-police location. When at this location, options for reporting the crime, providing a statement and […]
There are many different types of bullying that can be experienced by children and adults alike. Some are obvious to spot while others can be more subtle. The different types of bullying that we look at below are some of the ways that bullying could be happening: Physical bullying: Physical bullying includes hitting, kicking, tripping, […]
Every nine minutes, the American government authorities respond to another report of child sexual abuse. Child sexual abuse can include sexual contact with a child, but it may also include other actions, like exposing oneself, sharing obscene images, or taking inappropriate photos or videos of a child. These crimes can have a serious impact on the […]
CASASC is seeking an experienced and innovative individual to join our dynamic team as an Educator for our school-based program No Secrets. Position: Educator – No Secrets Reports to: Community Support Services Coordinator Job Type: Full Time – 12-month term-certain (maternity-leave) Location: Red Deer, AB & occasional daily travel to schools within Central Alberta Hours […]
It’s Central Alberta Pride and we are celebrating by getting down on our mats for a PRIDEful yoga + meditation practice. Building off the momentum of the Central Alberta Yogathon, join us on Wednesday, August 12 over the lunch hour for an empowering + self-love themed yoga session. This virtual one-hour practice will be led […]
When we shift from focusing on “fixing” the child to “connecting” with the child, we create a safe space that allows them to discover skills that support healing. The yoga experience allows us to connect through presence, excitement and mindful care, all the while creating the space for children’s own bodies and minds to do […]
It can be easy for parents to talk with their children about the differences between right and wrong, but it is often more difficult for parents to talk with their children about sexual development. At a very young age, children begin to explore their bodies by touching, poking, pulling and rubbing their body parts, including […]
CASASC is hiring summer office assistants. Two seasonal full-time positions are open to candidates ages 15 – 30 who are returning students in the fall. Find more information about this Canada Summer Jobs Program Opportunity here: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/jobsearch/jobpostingcsj/32660014 CASASC is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every […]