School Based Programs
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.
Dawn Kellington – Group Facilitator
Dawn has a Bachelor of Social Work and is a Registered Social Worker with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers (SASW). She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Religion & Culture. She is the Survivor 101 Program Coordinator. Survivor 101 is a program offered in multiple high schools that covers a wide variety of topics including: anxiety, self-esteem, addictions, relationships and more. Dawn believes strongly in the value of fostering creativity & interaction in the groups she facilitates. She is passionate about working with children & youth and supporting them as they learn and grow!
Survivor 101: Navigating Adolescence
This is a group for high-risk adolescents that are struggling in some area of their lives. It is a safe outlet for participants to come and share their feelings and struggles while gaining support and learning new tools and coping strategies.
The different topics discussed include:
- Stress & Teen Pressures
- Self-Esteem & Body Image
- Substance Abuse
- Suicidal Ideation
- Grief & Loss
- Goal Setting
- Life After High School
This program is offered at Holy Cross High School, Bethlehem High School, Tommy Douglas Collegiate, Bishop Murray High School and Bedford Road Collegiate. If you are interested in attending, or believe your child would benefit from attending this group, please contact the Guidance Counsellor at the school.
Survivor 101 Coordinator, Dawn Kellington interviewed on You Rock with Marion Mutala about the launching of the Day by Day Handbook for Teens:
Anxiety … Let’s Break Up:
In school groups, 3 different age groups – grades 7 & 8 at Bishop Klein School, grades 9 & 10 at Aden Bowman Collegiate and Centennial Collegiate, Martensville High School and St. Joseph High School, grades 11 & 12 at E.D. Feehan High School and Bishop James Mahoney High School.