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CARA & CARE4YOU Conferences

  • The Westin Hotel 10135 100 Street Northwest Edmonton, AB, T5J Canada (map)

The Zebra Child Protection Centre, in partnership with the Alberta Government is thrilled to announce the CARA Conference on Thursday, October 12th,2017.  This one day event will bring together Alberta Child Advocacy Centre staff and partners for collaborative discussions and to learn more about the incredible work the Child Advocacy Centres of Alberta and their partners have been doing in 2017.

In addition to the CARA Conference, The Zebra Child Protection Centre and the Alberta Government have partnered with TEND to bring the CARE4YOU Conference  to Western Canada for the first time on Friday, October 13th, 2017CARE4YOU is a full day conference that focuses on providing helping professionals with the tools needed to address and manage the normal consequence of the vital work you do.  CARE4YOU teaches you how to identify, avoid and manage compassion fatigue;  talks to leaders about the vital role they play in building resilient teams,  and provides an  opportunity to refuel with new tools, inspiring stories and energizing sessions.  

Click here for a visual of what the three days involve, and who should attend!

On Wednesday, October 11th, TEND will take advantage of having their TEND team in Edmonton and will offer 3 options for a day of training: 

  1. Building Resilient Teams: Organizational Health in Trauma-Exposed Environments: For Executive, Leaders, Supervisors
  2. WTF: Strategies to Keep Helping Professionals be Grounded and Centered: For all
  3. Civility in the Workplace: For all

Mark your calendars and support us in as we continue to work alongside you to support the children, youth and families of Alberta who experience child abuse.  There is now ample research that demonstrates that healthy employees work more efficiently, miss less work and deliver higher quality of care.  This unique three day event will not only result in strengthened partnerships, but healthier employees who will continue to strengthen the child abuse workforce in Alberta. 

Westin Edmonton, 10135 100th Street, Edmonton AB,


For CAC’s and our Partner Agencies, the CARA event is free of charge, and we have a limited number of sponsored spaces at the CARE4YOU Conference the following day.  To reserve your space or to get your team registered for these two days, email Kimberly Clark (

For more information, an agenda and to register click here!

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