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Client Advocate, Client Supports

Client Advocate, Client Supports

About the job Client Advocate The Client Advocate works within a multi-disciplinary team to provide specialized information, education, and support to past or recent survivors of sexual assault and their families. All work at the Dragonfly Counselling & Support...

Educator

Educator

Thank you for your interest. Dragonfly Centre: Sexual Assault Services is hiring an Educator to join our Education & Community Outreach Team. This is a full-time position under the supervision of the Manager of Client Support, and reports to the Executive...

Swimming Lesson #2: Sexting

Swimming Lesson #2: Sexting

Hello again! Welcome to Swimming Lesson #2! Our last “lesson” was on Cyberbullying, but today, we will be talking about Sexting. Sexting is where many sharks like to swim. There are two types of Sexting that I will be focusing on: the first- when an intimate image is...

Swimming Lesson #1: Cyberbullying

Swimming Lesson #1: Cyberbullying

Hello and welcome to our first swimming lesson for the big wide ocean!   Today we will learn about cyberbullying; signs to watch for, and how to deal with cyberbullying. I gave you a few statistics about cyberbullying in the last blog, so I won’t go into a lot...

Digital Safety: Swimming with Sharks

Digital Safety: Swimming with Sharks

The Internet… Social Media… Apps… Posts… Friends… Worldwide… Overwhelming… ARGHHH… Kids are so savvy on the Internet… How do I keep them safe when I don’t have a clue what they are doing???  Where do I start? How do I watch what they are accessing? How do I balance...

Not My Son…

Not My Son…

Not My Son… Remember in my first blog when I said the purpose of this is to challenge the way we think about our attitudes about sexual violence?  To get people talking… well, this one might.  If you have an opinion or a question, remember, I really want to hear from...

Age of Consent in Canada

Age of Consent in Canada

Age of Consent in Canada  (2 min read) If I asked you, what is the age of consent in Canada, what would you say? Most people might say 16? 18? Did you know there are multiple ages of consent?  Remember what the definition of consent is… it is a voluntary,...

What’s the deal with Consent??

What’s the deal with Consent??

Welcome to THE SHIFT!!  Dragonfly Centre's Blog!!  (2 min read) With everything that has happened in the last few years, #MeToo, #IBelieveYou, Weinstein, Epstein, Cosby, Spacey (the list can go on and on), we've heard a lot about "consent".  But what is consent?  When...

Welcome to The Shift!!

Welcome to THE SHIFT!! Dragonfly Centre's new BLOG!! (2 min read) Let me preface this with a few things: Our aim is for this blog to be informative and educational.  It should not replace any counselling or medical advice.  The hope is that you may learn some things...