Community Programs

The BVVSA offers a wide variety of educational programs to children, adults and community groups.

In our 2012/13 opertaional year, approximately 2,000 persons attended 35 BVVSA educational presentations. This brings the total number of people who have attened BVVSA programs (since our program began in 1994) to 18,000 people.

Below is a list of educational programs that the BVVSA were involved with in 2012/13.

  • Presentations on Healthy Relationships and Domestic Abuse to Year 10 CALM students from the Banff High School and the Canmore Collegiate High School.
  • Participation in the Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth (PARTY) program for Grade 9 students from the Banff High School, the Canmore Collegiate High School, and Our Lady of the Snows Academy.
  • Presentations to Year 10 students from the Banff High School, the Canmore Collegiate High School and Ecole Notre-Dame des Monts on suicide intervention and prevention.
  • Conducting presentations on suicide intervention and crisis intervention as part of the Bow Valley’s Community Helpers program.
  • The hosting of a 6 week regional victim service training course.
  • Trauma presentation to public safety specialists and conservation officers.
  • Presentations to several community groups on topics such as suicide intervention, victim services, violence prevention and community resources.

If you would like to speak with someone about the BVVSA developing and conducting a presentation for your group, please contact Bow Valley Victim Services or phone 403 760-0197.  We would be pleased to be of assistance to you.