Upstart, a United Way Initiative and FCSS Present
Legacy Education: Knowledge to Support Families

A Symposium on Understanding the Impacts of Residential Schools on Families, Addictions and Violence

Developed for Calgary and area service providers, funders, Aboriginal post-secondary students, school personnel who work with First Nations, Metis and Inuit people

Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12, 2012
Time: Registration starts 8:00am; Symposium 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each day
Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre
1316 33 St NE, Calgary, Alberta


Certificates for ACSW Competency Credits are available upon request
($10.00 fee applies; attendance required; certificates available to participants on second day

Symposium speakers, workshops and displays will explore these topics:
  • Community impacts and lateral violence undermine progress
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences have health impacts across the lifespan
  • Tools and resources for restoring Personal, Family and Community Wellness
  • The Elder’s role in restoring family and community relationships
  • Building collaborative hope for the future — making a difference together


 How a Traumatic Childhood Can Lead to Health Issues.pdf
 Reconciliation Poem.pdf
 English ACE Score questionnaire.pdf
 Relational Patterns of Domination.pdf
 Resource Links.pdf
 Symposium (Oct 11 + 12, 2012) - Next Steps - Circle Dialogue Flip Charts.pdf
 Circles as Restorative Practice.pdf
 Presentation - Trauma and First Nations Peoples.pdf
 United Way Symposium - Registration Package.pdf
 Presentation - Historical Impacts of Residential Schools.pdf

Inquiries: Phone: (780) 492-7219

Supporting Institutions and Agencies: