Skills for Change is pleased to announce the launching of the Women and Girls Circle Program. There will be a series of workshops and drop-in sessions including mental health and counselling support, wellness programs, crisis intervention support, and wrap around services including employment and referral support on topics impacting the mental health and wellbeing including:

  • Self Esteem
  • Managing Stress
  • Nonviolent Communication
  • Anger Management
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Codependency
  • Intimate partner violence

Please see below for our sessions and register today:

Tuesday, Oct 26th : 10 a.m.- 11:15 a.m.: Safe and Stronger: Empowerment for women (workshop)

Description: In this session, we will discuss some of the most important challenges that women of diverse background may have been experiencing, their needs, and how they can receive support. Women may also share their experience during the pandemic, and their current needs in a safe space.

Thursday, Oct 28th : 10 a.m.-11:15 a.m.: Safe and Stronger (support group for women)

Description: In this session, we will discuss some of the most important challenges that women of diverse background may have been experiencing, their needs, and how they can receive support. Women may also share their experience during the pandemic, and their current needs in a safe space.

Tuesday, Nov 2nd : 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Safety planning and receiving support for women(workshop)

Description: In this session, we will discuss some of the most important challenges that women of diverse background may have been experiencing, their needs, and how they can receive support. Women may also share their experience during the pandemic, and their current needs in a safe space.

Thursday, Nov 4th : 10 a.m.-11:15 a.m.: Safe and Stronger (support group for women)

Description: In this session, we will discuss some of the most important challenges that women of diverse background may have been experiencing, their needs, and how they can receive support. Women may also share their experience during the pandemic, and their current needs in a safe space.

Tuesday, November 9th , 10 a.m.: Self-confidence for women

This virtual session is part of the Women and Girls circle series. New participants as well as returning clients are welcome. In this session we will discuss self-confidence, self-efficacy, and relevant concept and how women view and experience self-belief in their abilities. After a brief presentation, there will be time for group discussion. It is optional to speak or participate. Some optional activities may be included. To register for this session, in addition to registering on Eventbrite, please send an email to: nkhazraei@skillsforchange.org

Tuesday, November 16th ,10 a.m.: Mental health for women

This virtual session is part of the Women and Girls Circle series. New participants as well as returning clients are welcome. In this session we will discuss the importance of mental health for women, the challenges that women experience regarding mental health, and how women can maintain and improve their mental health. After a brief presentation, there will be time for group discussion. It is optional to speak or participate. Some optional activities may be included. To register for this session, in addition to registering on Eventbrite, please send an email to: nkhazraei@skillsforchange.org

Thursday, November 18th , 10 a.m.: Safety planning and support for women

This virtual session is part of the Women and Girls Circle series. New participants as well as returning clients are welcome. In this session we will discuss the importance of safety and safety planning for women, the challenges that women experience, and how women can connect with relevant services to receive support. After a brief presentation, there will be time for group discussion. It is optional to speak or participate. Some optional activities may be included. To register for this session, in addition to registering on Eventbrite, please send an email to: nkhazraei@skillsforchange.org

Tuesday, November 23rd ,10 a.m.: Women Empowerment

This virtual session is part of the Women and Girls Circle series. New participants as well as returning clients are welcome. In this session we will discuss the importance of empowerment, the challenges that women experience, how women can empower themselves and each other, and how women can connect with relevant services to receive support. After a brief presentation, there will be time for group discussion. It is optional to speak or participate. Some optional activities may be included. To register for this session, in addition to registering on Eventbrite, please send an email to: nkhazraei@skillsforchange.org

Thursday, November 25th ,10 a.m.: Support group for women

This virtual session is part of the Women and Girls Circle series. New participants as well as returning clients are welcome. This session is a virtual support group for women. The purpose is to create a safe space for them to talk and express themselves. After a brief presentation, there will be time for group discussion. It is optional to speak or participate. Some optional activities may be included. To register for this session, in addition to registering on Eventbrite, please send an email to: nkhazraei@skillsforchange.org

Tuesday, December 7th , 1-2 p.m.: Healthy relationships

This virtual session is part of the Women and Girls Circle series. New participants as well as returning clients are welcome. This session is a virtual workshop for women. In this session we will discuss what a healthy relationship is, and what helps us develop, maintain, and improve a healthy relationship. After a brief presentation, there will be time for group discussion. It is optional to speak or participate. Some optional activities may be included. To register for this session, in addition to registering on Eventbrite, please send an email to: nkhazraei@skillsforchange.org

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