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91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada
519-741-0190 www.eafwr.on.ca

October 2016

Emergency First Aid / CPR – Level C – ONE DAY

October 28, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Emergency First Aid/CPR – Level C is an interactive training that provides a forum to problem solve and discuss specific First Aid/CPR issues you may be dealing with in your work. Key aspects of the training include: CPR skills (adult/child/infant), AED skills, obstructed airways, heart attack and stroke education, bleeding emergencies, EpiPen training, as well as managing burns and seizures.

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September 2017

First Aid / CPR – Level C – TWO DAY

September 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Emergency First Aid/CPR – Level C is an interactive training that provides a forum to problem solve and discuss specific First Aid/CPR issues you may be dealing with in your work. Key aspects of the training include: CPR skills (adult/child/infant), AED skills, obstructed airways, heart attack and stroke education, bleeding emergencies, EpiPen training, as well as managing burns and seizures.

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October 2017

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Sex Talks

October 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 8, 2017

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Sex Talks is a workshop series all about sexual health and relationships. We will talk about consent and boundaries, gender and sexuality, masturbation, staying safe online and more. All questions are good questions and you will have time to ask about anything you want.

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Posted in: Adults, Community, Featured, Support People, Training

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Understanding Conflict & Communication

October 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Understanding Communication and Conflict is a a two-part workshop for personal and professional development. Foundations will help you become more aware of your preferred conflict style, learn to recognize other’s conflict styles and identify situations where each conflict mode can be used most effectively.

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Lifts and Transfers Training

October 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Lifts and Transfers training, also known as Ergonomic Safe Handling, is a hands on session that provides guidance on how to properly lift and transfer supported people. The training is interactive, with time to ask questions and examine any specific issues you might face in your work.

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November 2017

Autism Workshop – Anxiety and Autism

November 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

This Autism Workshop is designed to address the needs of those living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Anxiety. It will provide parents and support workers with the ability to recognize the signs of anxiety and provide strategies to help individuals manage their anxiety and increase their coping skills.

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December 2017

Autism Workshop – Daily Transitions

December 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Dealing with change and transitioning between activities, people and places are common challenges associated with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. This workshop is designed to help give respite workers, caregivers and support staff strategies to help individuals with ASD transition smoothly throughout the various people, places and activities of the day.

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January 2018

Talking about Sexuality – Support Providers

January 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Talking About Sexuality is a workshop that will help to inform the way we support individuals in understanding healthy sexuality and relationships. We will address how to respond to questions sex, masturbation, dating and other related topics. We will have an opportunity to discuss our fears, concerns, values and to understand our role as support people.

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Looking Out For Me – Abuse Prevention and Awareness

January 18, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Looking Out For Me – Abuse Prevention and Awareness is a training about preventing, recognizing and reporting abuse. You will learn about different types of abuse, your rights, who you can talk to if abuse happens, and how to make a safety plan for when you are afraid or feeling unsafe.

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Talking about Sexuality – Caregivers and Families

January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Talking About Sexuality is a workshop that will talk about sex, masturbation, dating and other related topics. We will have an opportunity to discuss our fears, concerns, values and understand our role as caregivers in the development of healthy sexuality.

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Crisis Prevention by Safe Management

January 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Crisis Prevention by Safe Management provides knowledge and strategies about dealing with difficult situations. You will learn how to build positive relationships, practice verbal and non-verbal de-escalation techniques, avoid injuries if behavior escalates to a physical level, and more.

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Posted in: Adults, Community, Support People, Training

February 2018

Autism Workshop – Building Social Connections

February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Social relationships are desired by all people, yet this is one of the central challenges associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This workshop will teach strategies on how to help children with ASD develop social skills and encourage positive relationships. We will explore ways in which social rules can be taught and generalized across multiple environments.

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Sex Talks

February 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 27, 2018

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Sex Talks is a workshop series all about sexual health and relationships. We will talk about consent and boundaries, gender and sexuality, masturbation, staying safe online and more. All questions are good questions and you will have time to ask about anything you want.

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March 2018

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Exploring Interests in Community

March 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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One event on December 4, 2018 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 17, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2019 at 5:00 pm

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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Exploring Interests in Community is a workshop for people who provide support and the person they are supporting to attend together. You will work together on identifying interests and connections you have in the community, explore positive possibilities and plan your goals in manageable steps.

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June 2018

2017-18 Annual General Meeting

June 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding its Annual General Meeting on June 16, 2018 from 11 a.m. to noon at 91 Moore Street in Kitchener, Ontario. Please let us know if you are planning on attending by email at heatherd@eafwr.on.ca or by phone at 519-741-0190 ext. 223.

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September 2018

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Sex Talks

September 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 24, 2018

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Sex Talks is a workshop series all about sexual health and relationships. We will talk about consent and boundaries, gender and sexuality, masturbation, staying safe online and more. All questions are good questions and you will have time to ask about anything you want.

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Posted in: Adults, Community, Featured, Support People, Training

March 2019

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Inclusion Workshop

March 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

At Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s interactive Inclusion Workshop, you will learn about community inclusion and how to be with each other in a way that includes everyone. We will explore 10 ingredients for quality support, hear stories from qualified facilitators who have lived experienced, and draw on the experience of everyone in the room. You will leave with a better understanding of your impact in relationships and how you’re contributing to a community where everyone belongs. Inclusion Workshop Details and Registration

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April 2019

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Sex Talks

April 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 14, 2019

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Sex Talks is a workshop series all about sexual health and relationships. We will talk about consent and boundaries, gender and sexuality, masturbation, staying safe online and more. All questions are good questions and you will have time to ask about anything you want. Sex Talks is a series of one-hour workshops, over six consecutive weeks. It is designed for people 16+ who have a developmental and/or physical disability, and is delivered in partnership with SHORE Centre. People under the…

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June 2019

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Exploring Interests in Community

June 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Exploring Interests in Community is a workshop for those who want to be involved in their community, but are not sure where to start. In this interactive training, you will be talking about and identifying your interests and how to find resources in the community that support them. You will plan your goals in manageable steps and you will leave with the beginnings of an action plan. Exploring Interests in Community Training Details and Registration

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2018-19 Annual General Meeting

June 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding its Annual General Meeting on June 15, 2019 from 11 a.m. to noon at 91 Moore Street in Kitchener, Ontario. Please let us know if you are planning on attending by email at heather.dowling@eafwr.on.ca or by phone at 519-741-0190 ext. 223.

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Posted in: Community, Featured

September 2019

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Sex Talks

September 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Sex Talks is a workshop series all about sexual health and relationships. We will talk about consent and boundaries, gender and sexuality, masturbation, staying safe online and more. All questions are good questions and you will have time to ask about anything you want. Sex Talks is a series of one-hour workshops, over six consecutive weeks. It is designed for people 16+ who have a developmental and/or physical disability, and is delivered in partnership with SHORE Centre. People under the…

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Posted in: Adults, Community, Featured, Support People, Training

January 2020

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Inclusion Workshop

January 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on February 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

At Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s interactive Inclusion Workshop, you will learn about community inclusion and how to be with each other in a way that includes everyone. We will explore 10 ingredients for quality support, hear stories from qualified facilitators who have lived experienced, and draw on the experience of everyone in the room. You will leave with a better understanding of your impact in relationships and how you’re contributing to a community where everyone belongs. Inclusion Workshop Details and Registration

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Posted in: Featured, Support People, Training

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Exploring Interests in Community

January 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Exploring Interests in Community is a workshop for those who want to be involved in their community, but are not sure where to start. In this interactive training, you will be talking about and identifying your interests and how to find resources in the community that support them. You will plan your goals in manageable steps and you will leave with the beginnings of an action plan. Exploring Interests in Community Training Details and Registration

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Understanding Conflict & Communication

January 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Understanding Conflict and Communication – Foundations & Clearing Conflict is a workshop for personal and professional development. You will become more aware of your preferred conflict style, identify situations where each conflict mode can be used most effectively and practice communication that clears up conflict. Registration and Details

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