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Special Programs.

Cool Aid Bang

2024 Mental Health Collaboration

Together with our Collaborative Partners Cool Aid Society is excited to be hosting at our facility: Community Helpers Program (CHP) is an Alberta Health Service funded certificate program, a collaborative effort with the Resource Centre for Suicide Prevention. Designed for youths aged 5 to 18, this unique program tailors its content to three age groups: 5-14, 10-14, and 14-18.

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Participants will be placed in groups that best suit their developmental needs.

We will be hosting these Monday, Wednesday and Friday in conjunction with our other activities and will be for 45 mins to 1 hour offered in engaging and interactive curriculum. 

 

The program encompasses a variety of modules, fostering essential skills for mental health support. Some of the key modules include:

  • Ethics, Assumptions, and Labels

  • Doing the Right Thing: Helping Ethics

  • Assumptions We Make About Others

  • Supporting Each Other

  • Setting the Stage for Helping

  • Earache/Psychache: Common Language

  • Tuning In to The Need For Help

  • The Foundations of Helping: Listening and Attending

  • Boundaries and What to Do About Them

  • Creating Boundaries

  • Managing Boundaries

  • Crisis Response

  • Mental Health Awareness

  • and for the older groups, Understanding Suicide and Prevention


Join us in providing a tailored, age-appropriate approach to mental health education and support. Together, let's equip our youth with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate life's challenges and support one another.

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Program will run: 

Afternoons- Mondays- 4:30 pm  for ages 5-14

Evenings- Preteen (Tween)- Wednesdays- 6:30 pm for ages 10-14

Evenings- Teens- Fridays- 6:30 pm for ages 14-18

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2024 Career & life Management 

Coming Spring 2024

Embark on an extraordinary journey with our upcoming Career and Life Management program in 2024!

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Designed to ignite the passion for exploration and personal development, this program offers an unparalleled opportunity for youth aged 5 to 18 with parent/ guardian permission.

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Imagine delving into the real-world experiences of local professionals, from trades to innovative entrepreneurs, unlocking the secrets of diverse industries. With a special focus on financial literacy, entrepreneurial ventures, and professional development, this program goes beyond traditional learning.

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Youth will actively engage in creating group businesses, learning to navigate the complexities of running an enterprise with guidance from industry experts. We don't just stop at career insights; we weave mental health and wellness awareness into every aspect, ensuring our youth are equipped for the challenges of adulthood. Join us in shaping a future where our youth not only thrive in their chosen careers but also develop into well-rounded individuals.

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Don't miss out on this transformative experience!

 

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Program will run: 

Afternoons- Tuesdays- 4:00 pm  for ages 5-14

Evenings- Thursdays- 6:00- 9:00 pm for ages 10-18

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Want to be one of our speakers, volunteers, or contributors? Email to find out how. 

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