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Be the Reason Someone Feels Valued

Posted on Thu, Jul 16, 2020 By:
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“Be the reason someone feels valued, seen, heard, and important”. This is a quote that has been floating around recently, which feels particularly relevant to the work we do at CASS. When the agency was created in 1988, the vision was to address the inequities that people with disabilities often face such as Isolation, segregation,…

Welcome to our new website!

Posted on Mon, Jun 1, 2020 By:
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Welcome to our new website! As you can see, our website has been given a complete makeover. This development has been a long time coming as the previous incarnation had been in service for well over 10 years and was clearly getting long in the tooth. A big thank you is owed to the CASS…

Re-imagining the Role of Human Service Workers

Posted on Tue, Apr 17, 2018 By:
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Re-imagining the Role of Human Service Workers: Staff Experiences of a Social Change Initiative The need for change in the field is evident given the continued marginalization of people with intellectual disabilities. This 2017 Case Study of a Change Initiative at an Edmonton agency serving people with intellectual disabilities illustrates the challenges and benefits around…