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The Saffron Centre is the sexual assault centre out of Sherwood Park. We offer counselling services for those who've been affected by sexual violence, police and court support for those who choose to report, and we offer public education. Here is where you'll find information about trauma, grounding exercises, department highlights and more!

The Saffron Centre is the sexual assault centre out of Sherwood Park. We offer counselling services for those who've been affected by sexual violence, police and court support for those who choose to report, and we offer public education. Here is where you'll find information about trauma, grounding exercises, department highlights and more!

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Canada

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The Saffron Centre is the sexual assault centre out of Sherwood Park. We offer counselling services for those who've been affected by sexual violence, police and court support for those who choose to report, and we offer public education. Here is where you'll find information about trauma, grounding exercises, department highlights and more!

Language:

English


Episodes

We'll be back in the New Year!

12/1/2020
Hi all, just a quick announcement to let you know we'll be going on a break and will be back in 2021 with a more regular schedule of great content. Happy Holidays everyone! You can reach out to the podcast folks on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:01:26

Cyberbullying - How to Handle It

11/13/2020
In honour of Anti-Bullying Awareness Week, Grace will be talking about cyberbullying. This episode isn't for kids, though! It's all about how adults might experience cyberbullying and what they should do if it's happening to them. You can reach out to the podcast folks on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:08:13

Learning about Trauma (plus a Podcast Update!)

10/30/2020
What is trauma? This might not be a question that you've ever asked yourself, but we're going to do our best to answer it! In this episode, Grace provides a summary of one of our new presentations, Learning about Trauma. She also talks about different ways to manage and even heal from trauma. You'll spot a throwback to our grounding episodes! Resources: Distress Line / 780-482-4357 Kids Help Phone / 1-800-668-6868 or Text 686-868 Mental Health Help Line / 1-877-303-2642 Sexual Assault...

Duration:00:11:46

Healing and Beyond - a new program at Saffron

10/16/2020
Hello lovely listeners, gather around your devices to listen to this exciting interview all about our latest program; Healing and Beyond! Healing and Beyond is a post-counselling program for our clients designed to make the transition from the end of therapy to normal life as easy as possible. Join Grace, Kyle and Michaela as they talk about why the program was created, and what to expect from it. If you're interested in learning more about Healing and Beyond, please call the Saffron...

Duration:00:23:46

Taking Responsibility

10/9/2020
We hope you enjoy this thought-provoking episode by Ryan about taking responsibility, especially when thinking about our own privilege and how we can use it to help others. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:05:05

Modernization of Reporting - Part 2

10/2/2020
In the final episode of this series, the fantastic Kiara will talk about more ways that people can report crimes (specifically sexual violence crimes) to the police. She explains what supported reporting and satellite reporting are, and their benefits and limitations. She highlights the importance of offering survivors more options to report and encourages anyone who is interested in these methods to reach out to us! You can contact Kiara at kiarav@saffroncentre.com You can reach out to us...

Duration:00:16:50

Modernization of Reporting - Part 1

9/25/2020
Content Warning: This episode contains mentions of sexual assault. In this episode, the intrepid Kiara will talk about some new ways that people can report crimes (specifically sexual violence crimes) to the police. She explains the difference between third option and third party reporting, and gives us a sneak peek into the future of third party reporting in Sherwood Park. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you...

Duration:00:18:46

Chatting with Saffron - Podcast Review

9/18/2020
We know it's a long episode, but we promise that it's the funniest and most entertaining one yet! Join Grace, Kiara, Michaela and Ryan as they talk about the episodes they've made, what they've learned, and what they're excited to work on next. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:42:29

Healthy Masculinity

9/11/2020
That's right, we're back! And we're thrilled to introduce a new contributor to the podcast, Ryan. In this one-off episode, he'll be talking about healthy masculinity, a favourite topic of his. And we can't wait to see what other episodes he'll create in the future! You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:07:01

What You Should Know: Legal Obligations - Episode 2

7/17/2020
Welcome to our fourth series, “What Should You Know?”, where we talk about topics that we think everyone should know more about. We hope that every listener can learn something new from these episodes! This is Episode 2, Legal, where we'll talk about the Criminal Code of Canada, the Child Youth and Family Enhancement Act (specific to Alberta), and the legal process regarding sexual violence. Child Abuse Hotline - 1-800-387-5437 Crime Stoppers - 1-800-222-8477 You can reach out to us on...

Duration:00:10:25

What You Should Know: Consent - Episode 1

7/3/2020
Welcome to our fourth series, “What Should You Know?”, where we talk about topics that we think everyone should know more about. We hope that every listener can learn something new from these episodes! This is Episode 1, Consent, where we'll define what consent is, learn about the age of consent, and talk about why consent isn't just about...

Duration:00:20:28

5-4-3-2-1: Grounding Techniques - Episode 3

6/26/2020
Welcome to our third series, Grounding Techniques. We will be sharing three instructional episodes on different grounding techniques, so you can learn how to do them and pick which one is most effective for you! This is Episode 3, 5-4-3-2-1, explained by the wonderful Michaela. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:08:16

The Four Elements: Grounding Techniques - Episode 2

6/19/2020
Welcome to our third series, Grounding Techniques. We will be sharing three instructional episodes on different grounding techniques, so you can learn how to do them and pick which one is most effective for you! This is Episode 2, the Four Elements, explained by the lovely Kiara. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:15:08

Grounding Objects: Grounding Techniques - Episode 1

6/12/2020
Welcome to our third series, Grounding Techniques. We will be sharing three instructional episodes on different grounding techniques, so you can learn how to do them and pick which one is most effective for you! This is Episode 1, Grounding Objects. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at...

Duration:00:07:02

An Interview with Kyle Poon - Therapist

6/5/2020
Welcome to our second series called Interviews, where we’ll be sharing interviews of different people involved with the Saffron Centre, to learn more about what they do and introduce you to the wonderful people that make our team work! This is Episode 3 featuring Kyle Poon, one of our amazing therapists. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:10:05

An Interview with Ashley Hardy - Director of Public Education, Community Relations & Police and Court Support

5/21/2020
Welcome to our second series called Interviews, where we’ll be sharing interviews of different people involved with the Saffron Centre, to learn more about what they do and introduce you to the wonderful people that make our team work! This is Episode 2 featuring Ashley Hardy, Director of Public Education, Community Relations & Police and Court Support. (Yes, you read that right. She really does it all!) You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and...

Duration:00:05:10

An Interview with Nicole Labrecque - Board Member

5/15/2020
Welcome to our second series called Interviews, where we’ll be sharing interviews of different people involved with the Saffron Centre, to learn more about what they do and introduce you to the wonderful people that make our team work! This is Episode 1 featuring Nicole Labrecque, one of the board members at the Saffron Centre. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at...

Duration:00:07:32

Counselling Department: Saffron Highlights - Episode 3

5/8/2020
Welcome to our first series called Saffron Highlights, where we’ll be sharing quick summaries of the purpose of each of our departments. This is Episode 3 featuring Michaela, our adult intake worker, who will be sharing information about our counselling department! You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:05:16

Specialized Police and Court Support (SPCS): Saffron Highlights - Episode 2

5/1/2020
Welcome to our first series called Saffron Highlights, where we’ll be sharing quick summaries of the purpose of each of our departments. This is Episode 2 featuring Kiara, our executive assistant AND specialized police and court support worker, who will be sharing information about our SPCS department! You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:06:17

Public Education: Saffron Highlights - Episode 1

4/21/2020
Welcome to our first series called Saffron Highlights, where we’ll be sharing quick summaries of the purpose of each of our departments. This is Episode 1 featuring Grace, our public educator, who will be sharing information about our Public Education department! You can reach out to us on our Facebook page, Saffron Centre Ltd., on Instagram and Twitter @saffroncentre, or you can send us an email at saffroncentrepodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:05:39