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CASS Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on Sun, May 3, 2020 By:
Posted in: SLT Update

CASS Senior Leadership is closely monitoring the situation with respect to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic and following the recommendations of Alberta Health Services, Health Canada, and the World Health Organization. While the risk in Alberta remains low at this time, the risk is rising and the situation is very fluid. CASS is taking significant…

Courage to Move through the Fear

Posted on Mon, Jan 18, 2021 By:
Posted in: blogMental Health & MindfulnessUncategorized

There’s a lot of anxiety going around right now. Fear of following the COVID-19 protocols, worry about catching germs, and apprehension about what the future holds. A normal reaction to anxiety is to avoid that which we are afraid of. Afraid of bears? Don’t go hiking in Kananaskis! Afraid of elevators? Take the stairs! Afraid…

Letting Go of 2020

Posted on Mon, Jan 4, 2021 By:
Posted in: blogMental Health & Mindfulness

Greetings everyone! Happy New year!! Here we are, in the first week of 2021. How have you been processing the end of 2020? Have you found yourself already forgetting some experiences of this difficult year, yet clinging to other experiences? To move from one season and in to the next requires us to let go….

The CASS Report January 2021

Posted on Wed, Dec 30, 2020 By:
Posted in: blogThe CASS Report

Happy new year! The January 2021 edition of the CASS Report contains a recipe for you to try out as well as important Health and Safety tips to keep in mind for the winter months ahead and information about upcoming training dates.

Kindness Matters

Posted on Tue, Dec 29, 2020 By:
Posted in: blogMental Health & Mindfulness

Be kind whenever possible.  It is always possible.Dalai Lama The Coronavirus Pandemic has taught us much. For better or for worse. In some instances, it has taught the value of togetherness, compassion, sharing, and kindness.  In others, it has increased feelings of fear, scarcity, and mistrust.  It’s easy to get caught up in the complaining,…

Season’s Greetings from the CASS Employment Team

Posted on Wed, Dec 23, 2020 By:
Posted in: blog

As 2020 comes to a close, our Calgary Alternative Employment Services (CAES) team shares this video with season’s greetings.

CASS Senior Leadership Team 2020 Season’s Greetings

Posted on Wed, Dec 23, 2020 By:
Posted in: SLT Update

Dear CASS colleagues, friends and family It is with warm thoughts that we say, Season’s Greeting and Happy Holidays! We are looking forward to all of the opportunities that 2021 will bring and will not forget what 2020 has taught us. Be kind, be caring and appreciate each other. Please enjoy our virtual Holiday Greetings.


Posted on Mon, Dec 21, 2020 By:
Posted in: blogMental Health & Mindfulness

I’ve been hearing a new term lately: “surge capacity”. Have you heard it, too? Apparently, it’s our human ability to activate our physical and mental resources to help us survive and thrive during a finite crisis. I bet we all tapped in to our surge capacity at the onset of the pandemic when we immediately…

Doing Life Mindfully

Posted on Mon, Dec 14, 2020 By:
Posted in: blogMental Health & Mindfulness

Welcome to December, friends! As we move into this last month of the year, we are faced, yet again, with the reminder of how starkly different this December will be compared to others before it. What are your holiday traditions and how will these be affected by the increased social distancing protocols, gathering restrictions, and…

The CASS Report – December 2020

Posted on Tue, Dec 1, 2020 By:
Posted in: blogThe CASS Report

The December 2020 edition of the CASS Report is hot off the processor. This edition contains information about upcoming training for staff, an important holiday announcement from CASS, tips for holiday safety and more.

Taking a Look at Our Values

Posted on Mon, Nov 30, 2020 By:
Posted in: blogMental Health & Mindfulness

Good morning Beautiful people! What do you value about the winter season? The beautiful falling snow, the crisp temperatures, the fact that every single snowflake is unique, the return of the eggnog latte? haha. I appreciate winter for its invitation to snuggle up in a blanket on the couch with a cup of hot tea…

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