The Sun West Addictions Educator develops and delivers school-based prevention programs to Sun West students at all grade levels. The Addictions Educator works closely with the Child and Youth Counsellors, school-based administrators, students, other school staff, Heartland Health, the RCMP and other community agencies to make addiction services and programs more effective and accessible for all students.The
Addictions Educator offers programming and presentations that focus on preventing alcohol, tobacco and other drug use. We offer programming to every grade level and to every school within Sun West School Division. The Addictions Educator is also available to help Teachers and school staff obtain the necessary resources to discuss alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention within their classrooms.
The Addictions Educator coordinates and plans the P.A.R.T.Y. program throughout Sun West School Division. Within our school division, we offer the program to all Grade 10 students at the following 5 locations: Rosetown, Kindersley, Outlook, Biggar, and Davidson.
The program provides an opportunity for students to see the procedures of what would happen if they were involved in a traumatic incident, like a car crash. This program is only made possible with the help and time put in by community stakeholders. If you are interested in knowing more information about the program, you can visit the website at www.partyprogram.com or phone the division office at (306) 882-2677.
The Addictions Educator coordinates and plans the TTYL events partnering with the Heartland Health Region. Within our School Division, we offer the program to all grade 8 students at the following 4 locations: Outlook, Rosetown, Elrose and Kindersley. The program is in a games format, where the students rotate between 5 different sessions. Topics discussed throughout the day are impairment, choices and consequences, mental health, addictions, practical ways to maintain mental wellness, and peer/community supports, with the overall theme being mental health and addictions.
This program is made possible through a great partnership with our communities. If you are interested in finding out more information about the program, please contact the division office at 306-882-2677.
Addictions Educator: Liza Dahl