Shaping the Future Together event in Abbotsford

Workshop in Abbotsford on April 24 as part of Nations Victims of Crime Awareness Week

A workshop called “Shaping the Future Together” takes place in Abbotsford on Friday, April 24 as part of National Victims of Crime Awareness Week (April 19 to 25).

The workshop is hosted by the Chilliwack Hospice Society in partnership with Fraser Health, Sumas First Nation, Sto:lo Nation Health Services, and Woodlawn, Henderson’s and First Memorial Homes.

The event is designed for front-line professionals who work in fields such as law enforcement, victim services, health care, social work, counselling and more.

Topics include: the impact of trauma on the mind, body and spirit; healing trauma: exploring western and First Nations perspectives; and facilitating support groups for those impacted by suicide and/or homicide.

The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cascade Community Church, 35190 DeLair Rd.

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