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Family Connections – Skills for Family & Friends Supporting

Family Connections – Skills for Family & Friends Supporting Dates / Times 2018-09-22 to 2018-09-22 (08:30 to 17:00) Organization Family Connections Type Multi Day Community Southport Tower, 10301 Southport Road/Lane SWCalgary, ABT2W 1S7 780.907.7054 The Sashbear Foundation and Alberta Health Services are pleased to offer FAMILY CONNECTIONS™ a scientifically proven, skills-based program delivered on two weekends one month apart. The program is based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and is designed specifically for family members and friends of those struggling with emotional dysregulation (intense feelings of sadness, shame, anger, anxiety, impulsivity, mood swings and/or suicidal ideation). Delivered by trained peer facilitators who have "lived experience" using these skills in their own families, the program teaches practical coping and communication skills to help participants regain balance and manage emotional reactions to challenging situations more effectively. Sessions run 8:30am-5:00pm each day on Sept. 22nd/23rd and Oct. 20th/21st 2018. Participants must attend all four days. This event is free. A light breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be provided. The venue is handicapped/wheelchair accessible. Free parking will be available. To register for the program, or learn more about other upcoming program dates, please visit the event website: Once you indicate interest in a session, the Sashbear Foundation Team will ask you to confirm your ability to attend all sessions. Once you reply to that email, you will be registered in a class. For any further questions, contact the organization at: Phone: 1-888-523-0495 Email: Or, to contact the local organizer: Cindy Gerdes Phone: 7809077054 Email: . Event Details. Location: Southport Tower, 10301 Southport Road/Lane SW, Calgary