Workshops & Groups
This is a list of community and in-school workshops promoting positive self-change. These educational workshops, presentations, peer
to-peer support groups and local events aim to help children, youth and adults learn and grow.
- How to Eat Fried Worms: a self-esteem building one-day workshop for boys in grades 3-6.
- Girls Get Going!: a self-esteem building one-day workshop for girls in grades 3-4.
- FEAR Factor: a self-esteem building workshop for boys in grades 5-6
- WipeOut: Taking the challenge of teamwork to the extreme with a one-day workshop for boys or girls.
- POWER-Parenting Options with Empathy and Respect: Six positive parenting information sessions for all parents. A variety of topics on creating better parenting strategies and stronger communication skills. Celebrates the experience and wisdom of active parenting.
RAINBOWS: Peer-to-peer supports for coping with grief and loss at all ages. Registration ongoing. Contact 780-955-6421 for more information.
For younger child parenting workshops, refer to the Leduc Regional Parent Link and Early Childhood Resource programs.
Kindergarten to Grade 1:
Lets Be Friends: A three-session class that promotes friendship through activities and crafts.
Grades 1 and 2:
Respect Training: A three-session certificate class that promotes tolerance, respect and awareness around feelings and emotions.
Healthy Anger: A three-session class (or combined classes with the Making Healthy Choices workshop) encourages self-awareness, anger management and decision making.
Circle of Respect: A three-session class based on native teachings of respect, community, cooperation and patience through crafts and other acitivies.
When You Meet a Bully: A three-session class demonstrating pro-active skills in identifying, coping with and preventing bullying.
The Power of Conflict: A three-session class that helps students work on active listening and communication skills through activities and group work.
Grades 7,8,9: Making Healthy Choices: Encourages leadership, mentorship, and volunteerism with peers and younger grades.
Grade 7: YHA: Youth Healthy Asset Building: building character, self-awareness, making healthy decisions and becoming more socially aware.
Grade 8: Beyond the Hurt: A Red Cross program facilliated through FCSS promoting bullying prevention and peer to peer team leadership.
Grade 9: Healthy Youth Relationships: A Red Cross program facillitated through FCSS, that encourages self-respect and respect for others in friendship and dating relationships.
ADD-ON Workshop (1 session each): Cyber-safety, Substance Use and Abuse.
- Respect Teams target leadership and peer to peer mentorship recommended in Grade 5 or 6.
- Friendship Group meets short-term, weekly for up to six (6) weeks to target small groups (any age) with exceptional needs specific to dealing with conflict resolution, anger management, positive friendship skill, and slef-esteem.
- Rainbows for grief and loss meets the needs for ages 6- 13 years, Spectrum for 13 - 18 years and Silver Linings for community supports. Friends with Compassion for adults.
The following workshops are available in the FCSS office and can be customized to meet your needs.
When You See Bullying Happen: What a bystander can do (Grades 3-5)
Focus On Bullying: Presentation (Grades 4-6)
Don't Be a Bully (Grades 5-9)
Silent on the Sidelines: Why we ignore bullying (Grades 5-9)
The Power of Conflict Resolution (Grades 5-9)
Resolving Conflicts: Step by step (Grades 7-12)
Let's All Get Along: Conflict resolution (Kindergarten to Grade 2)
Anger Strategies Toolbox (Grade 11 +)
What To Do About Anger (Grades 3-5)
Handling Your Anger (Grades 5-9)
Anger Management Skills (Grades 7-12)
Let's Talk About Respect (Kindergarten to Grade 2)
How Would You Feel: Learning about empathy (Kindergarten to Grade 2)
Healing and Helping Through Loss (Pre-teen to adult)
Free the Horses: A self-esteem adventure (Grades 1-3)
Secrets to Successful Relationships (Grade 11 to adult)
Identifying Depression and Preventing Suicide (Grades 5-9)