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Over the weekend SOAR hosted our first annual educational seminar, focusing on Trauma Informed Care with presentations from Dale Gruchy, and Heidi Kalayni.

It was a day full of learning and heartfelt discussions.

Thank you to our organizing team consisting of Angela, Mary, Rita, and Earle.

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Over the weekend SOAR hosted our first annual educational seminar, focusing on Trauma Informed Care with presentations from Dale Gruchy, and Heidi Kalayni. 

It was a day full of learning and heartfelt discussions. 

Thank you to our organizing team consisting of Angela, Mary, Rita, and Earle. 

#community #education 
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It was such a great day. Thank you to the SOAR members who planned the event!! 💜

It was a great day, thank you! I'm looking forward to next year's event.

Sending love to women everywhere today. We appreciate the strength shown by women every day to overcome gender bias while celebrating the diversity amongst us all.

SOAR is lucky enough to have many strong, inspirational women leading our community.

Who is one woman that has had a major impact on your life? Let us know in the comments below.

#internationalwomensday #IWD23 #M8
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Sending love to women everywhere today. We appreciate the strength shown by women every day to overcome gender bias while celebrating the diversity amongst us all. 

SOAR is lucky enough to have many strong, inspirational women leading our community.

Who is one woman that has had a major impact on your life? Let us know in the comments below. 

#internationalwomensday #IWD23 #M8

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Karen Martin has been like a second mother to me the past 9 years. My grandmother and aunts have been amazing role models who taught me my worth is more than just a pretty face and how to stand up for injustice even if I don't directly benefit from doing so.

Both of my amazing grandmothers have been huge influences in my life. Both are strong-willed, intelligent, and never afraid to speak their minds. They have helped shaped me into the person I am today! 💕 Ann Marie Powers Corrina Smiley Theresa Redmond Who are some influential women in your lives?

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We cannot change the past but we are empowered to write ourselves a better future. Seek out a peer supporter today and let them offer you the tools you have been looking for to start healing from childhood abuse. ... See MoreSee Less

We cannot change the past but we are empowered to write ourselves a better future. Seek out a peer supporter today and let them offer you the tools you have been looking for to start healing from childhood abuse.

Advance notice of a community workshop in May on Trauma Informed Care. All are welcome, but please register by sending an email to
Remote attendance by Zoom will also be possible. Specify your preference when registering.
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Advance notice of a community workshop in May on Trauma Informed Care. All are welcome, but please register by sending an email to angela.wallace@survivorsofabuserecovering.ca 
Remote attendance by Zoom will also be possible. Specify your preference when registering.

Great post on boundaries!ℹī¸đŸŒŋ TYPES OF BOUNDARIES YOU NEED, AND HOW TO SET THEM.

We all need boundaries.

Boundaries keep us safe.

Boundaries differentiate me from you.

Boundaries help us focus on whats most important to us.

And boundaries improve relationships by creating clear expectations and responsibilities.

But it can be hard to figure out what boundaries you need to set.

Read full article:
psychcentral.com/blog/imperfect/2019/10/how-to-figure-out-what-boundaries-you-need

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Great post on boundaries!

A reminder at the start of the week that we are empowered human beings who always have a choice.
If you are feeling trapped, I invite you to talk with our wonderful volunteer peer supporters who can empower you to make decisions that impact your daily life. Send us a message and we can match you with a peer supporter who can help with lingering childhood sexual abuse difficulties
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A reminder at the start of the week that we are empowered human beings who always have a choice. 
If you are feeling trapped, I invite you to talk with our wonderful volunteer peer supporters who can empower you to make decisions that impact your daily life. Send us a message and we can match you with a peer supporter who can help with lingering childhood sexual abuse difficulties

The new year gives us an opportunity to write something new, but it is incredibly powerful and courageous to own your story as is. Be brave with me. ... See MoreSee Less

The new year gives us an opportunity to write something new, but it is incredibly powerful and courageous to own your story as is. Be brave with me.
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