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Family ConnectionsTM Groups for Alberta and the Territories 

Alberta, Yukon, NWT and Nunavut

All groups are currently offered online via Zoom.

Upcoming groups:

Groups begin every January, June and September and run one evening per week for 12 weeks. Groups are typically filled from the waitlist. 


Si vous préférez un groupe Connexions familiales en français, cliquez ici: https://sashbear.org/fr/connexions-familiales-fr


Apply for a future group:

To be added to our waitlist for a future group, add your name to the Announcement List for your region below. (Disregard the dates as they are subject to change.) See our registration FAQ for more information.

We will contact you by email when we are able to offer you a space in an upcoming group.

Be sure to get our emails! Add these email addresses to your safe senders list:

  • fcprogram@sashbear.org
  • sashbear@wildapricot.org 

Frequently Asked Questions about registration and attendance

Additional Resources for families supporting a loved one with emotion dysregulation

QUESTIONS?

Contact us at fcprogram@sashbear.org

ABOUT Family ConnectionsTM

Family Connections is an evidence-based program providing education, skills, and support for people in a relationship with someone who has emotion dysregulation, BPD, or BPD traits. It is a peer program led by trained group facilitators who are family members and who have taken the course themselves. Family Connections provides: current information and research on BPD, emotion dysregulation and on family functioning; individual coping skills based on Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT); family skills; and group support that builds an ongoing network for family members. 

Family Connections is open to anyone 18 years of age and older who has a loved one with mental health issues. 

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The Family Connections program is provided in Canada free of charge by The Sashbear Foundation. The Family Connections program was developed by practicing clinicians/researchers (Drs. Fruzzetti and Hoffman) and modified in consultation with family members. It is coordinated internationally by NEABPD.

    • January 01, 2022
    • (CST)
    • DATES AND TIMES TBD
    Register

    Saskatchewan and Manitoba

    Announcement list for future classes

    Groups are currently offered online. 
    DATES AND TIMES TBD

    NOTE: By adding your name to the Announcement List, you are not guaranteed a registration. You are indicating your interest only and will receive an opportunity to register as classes are scheduled.

    • January 01, 2022
    • (MST)
    • DATES AND TIMES TBD
    Register

    Medicine Hat and Lethbridge AB - Announcement list for future classes

    DATES AND TIMES TBD

    NOTE: By adding your name to the Announcement List, you are not guaranteed a registration. You are indicating your interest only and will receive an opportunity to register as classes are scheduled.

    • January 01, 2022
    • (MST)
    • DATES AND TIMES TBD
    Register

    Northern Alberta and Territories - Announcement list for future classes

    Groups will be offered online in fall 2021 DATES AND TIMES TBD

    NOTE: By adding your name to the Announcement List, you are not guaranteed a registration. You are indicating your interest only and will receive an opportunity to register as classes are scheduled.

    • January 01, 2022
    • (MST)
    • DATES AND TIMES TBD
    Register

    Red Deer AB - Announcement list for future classes

    DATES AND TIMES TBD

    NOTE: By adding your name to the Announcement List, you are not guaranteed a registration. You are indicating your interest only and will receive an opportunity to register as classes are scheduled.




    • January 01, 2022
    • (MST)
    • DATES AND TIMES TBD
    Register

    Edmonton and Area, AB - Announcement list for future classes

    DATES AND TIMES TBD

    NOTE: By adding your name to the Announcement List, you are not guaranteed a registration. You are indicating your interest only and will receive an opportunity to register as classes are scheduled.





    • January 01, 2022
    • (MST)
    • DATES AND TIMES TBD
    Register

    Calgary, Alberta - Announcement list for future classes

    DATES AND TIMES TBD

    NOTE: By adding your name to the Announcement List, you are not guaranteed a registration. You are indicating your interest only and will receive an opportunity to register as classes are scheduled.



Yours in Skills and Hope

Avec vous dans l'espoir et les compétences


General queries:
info@sashbear.org

Queries about Family Connections:
fcprogram@sashbear.org

Contactez-nous en français:
info@sashbear.org


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