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Job Posting: Victim Service Worker – Support

Victoria Sexual Assault Centre: healing, education & prevention

Published on 2018 03 01 | by Admin Assistant | in News

Editor’s note: this position has been filled. Please check back about future career opportunities. Position: Victim Service Worker (VSW) – Support Reports to: Manager, Direct Client Services Salary/Benefits: Adult/Youth Counsellor – PP: Grid Level 14, Step 1 Hours: 14 hours per week- Temporary Closing Date: 4:30 PM, March 6, 2018. Email application to Position […]

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Nightmares Be Gone!

Cropped image of part of a nightmare banana with mean face drawn on. Mouth is dark and jagged, eyes open and glaring

Published on 2016 07 19 | by Barb Peck | in Counselling

Using Imagery Rehearsal Therapy (IRT) is an effective and easy to do strategy that can reduce the frequency and severity of nightmares.

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Welcoming Nadia, Crisis Counsellor

Nadia in her office with with a big smile

Published on 2015 05 07 | by Guest Contributer | in News

My hope is that my presence at VSAC will help our Centre be more accessible to clients who are currently under-served including people of colour, immigrants, and refugees.

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Shining a Light on VSAC

new window in counselling office. inside shows counselling chairs and flowers, while outside is a branches from a tree and light!

Published on 2015 04 27 | by VSAC | in News

We are thrilled about the five new windows that we received for our counselling and prevention offices thanks to the Western Communities Foundation…

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Coping and Compassion

Published on 2015 04 09 | by Guest Contributer | in Counselling

Challenging shame, recognizing substance use as a coping strategy, and clarifying that trauma healing can happen alongside substance use recovery…

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Oh…You Work There

An otter covering its ears, with the caption: lalalalala I can't hear you!

Published on 2015 01 19 | by Barb Peck | in Social Action

I have encountered many reactions to my work and also heard from others in this field about their experiences. Let’s tune into a conversation in a social setting, when I am first meeting someone…

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