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- accurate information about Calgary’s homeless population;
- sensitivity skills for relating to persons experiencing homelessness and
- safety and non-violent crisis intervention techniques to increase confidence.
The workshop also provides community resources or agencies to contact when help or advice is needed.
“There will always be an us and a them,” said Max, a client of the Drop-In Centre. “What we have to work on is accepting the differences between us. Not to totally understand but to say, ‘I’m willing to accept you just as you are.”
“That is the message that I’d like to get out to people,” he said. “That we’re all in this together.”
Group workshops can be booked anytime. Workshops for individuals are happening in February and March. Visit calgary.ca/evpworkshop to learn more or to book.