CASS Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Read More.

Blog

The CASS Report February 2021

Posted on Wed, Feb 3, 2021 By:
Posted in: The CASS Report

Check out this month’s edition of our newsletter, the CASS Report for information on upcoming training events, upcoming Wellness Wednesdays Drop-In Workshops, and how to avoid scams.

Leaning in to Winter

Posted on Mon, Feb 1, 2021 By:
Posted in: blogMental Health & Mindfulness

Good winter morning, everyone! Here we are, knee-deep in a Canadian winter. Again. For me, every year, the months leading up to February are kind of like being on a roller coaster, click-clacking ever-so-slowly along the upward sloping section of track, in anticipation of the peak, and then the pause….. (can you hear the shark…

Thank You Caregivers!

Posted on Mon, Jan 25, 2021 By:
Posted in: blogMental Health & Mindfulness

Good morning Caregivers! I want to take this opportunity today to focus on YOU. As members of CASS, you are people supporting people. You are CAREGIVERS. And you may be caregivers in a number of roles, paid and unpaid, such as support workers, support home providers, parents, friends, neighbours, and/or children of aging parents. During…

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.

Journalling

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…

< Prev      Next >