December 9, 20197:00 PMSt. Joseph Parish, 1064 - 3rd Ave NWThe Archdiocese of Regina, working with Legacy Ridge and hosted by St. Joseph parish in Moose Jaw, will present an introductory workshop on trauma. In creating trauma informed perspectives in their community, workplace and families, a greater understanding of how to support better outcomes for victims and survivors of trauma and abuse may result. This workshop provides an opportunity to learn about clergy sexual abuse and other types of trauma and abuse, while illustrating common trauma responses. An introduction to trauma informed care is designed to encourage practical ways of supporting people in the community who are hurting. This is an educational session hosted by St. Joseph parish. The presenter is Lorie Harrison of Legacy Ridge Inc. Lorie is a registered professional counsellor who has been contracted by the Archdiocese of Regina to counsel victims of clergy sexual abuse, and to help educate parishes, in consultation with victims of clergy sexual abuse, providing a trauma informed perspective.
December 15, 20197:00 PMChrist the King Parish, 3239 Garnet StreetMany of us are fortunate to have fond childhood memories of Christmas, sparkling lights, gleeful anticipation, and fun-filled activities with family, rooted in comforting celebration of faith. But what if your childhood Christmas memories are not filled with peace, joy, and love? For many victims of trauma and abuse, the Christmas season is not met with joyful anticipation but rather with sadness and dread. Join us for a presentation that will increase your understanding of trauma & abuse, including clergy sexual abuse, while offering practical ways of supporting people in the community who are hurting.This is an educational session presented by Lorie Harrison of Legacy Ridge Inc., a professional counsellor specially trained in trauma and who has been contracted by the Archdiocese of Regina to counsel victims of sexual abuse (including clergy sexual abuse) and help parishes gain a trauma informed perspective.