Survivor 101

We offer many programs at different schools throughout the city. If you or your child attends one of the schools where programs are offered, you may be able to join.

High School:

Survivor 101

Survivor 101 is a group program for students experiencing issues related to violence and/or mental health challenges. Each week, participants have the opportunity to explore different topics through discussion, art and interactive activities.  It is a safe and supportive space for participants to share and connect.

Topics explored during group include:

  • Relationships
  • Stress & Teen Pressures
  • Communication
  • Substance Abuse
  • Anger
  • Self-harm
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Life After High School

The program is offered at various high schools throughout the city and surrounding area.

Due to physical distancing because of COVID-19, Survivor 101 groups are currently taking place virtually!

Survivor 101 is using Google Classrooms as well as meeting through Zoom. To get connected, contact at zwall@cfssaskatoon.sk.ca OR call CFS Saskatoon at 306-244-7773.

Program Facilitator – Zach Wall

Zach holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Psychology and is currently working on his final classes to complete a master’s degree in Counselling.  With over 10 years of experience working with youth at summer camps and non-profit organizations, Zach has developed a passion for supporting youth as they navigate the often tumultuous journey of adolescence.

Zach is the Program Facilitator of our new Survivor 101 Online Facilitators Guide. He has developed the online platform where he will train adult allies who work with high-school-aged youth to facilitate the Survivor 101 program from remote areas.