Trauma Program

The Trauma Program nurtures connection and safety in the caregiver-child relationship after experiencing trauma.

What happens in this program?

Children and youth may come into the program via one of three streams:

1. Outpatient Trauma Clinic

The outpatient clinic works with families and youth through individual and family therapy appointments.

2. Trauma and Attachment Group

The Trauma and Attachment Group is a structured year-long program for children and their guardians.

3. Consultative Services

This stream provides trauma consultation to therapists from other CASA programs.

Who is this program for?

This program is for children and youth ages five to 18 with complex developmental trauma or attachment issues. They may be having significant challenges in their daily routine.

Children accepted into the program must be in a stable home for at least six months prior to service.

​How do I access this program?

Please speak to a mental health therapist or psychiatrist to discuss a referral. These professionals can be from Alberta Health Services, CASA or a private practice. They will need to fill out the form below.

To access programs you must go through our intake process.

For A Child In Immediate Crisis

If your child is in physical danger or is at risk of harming themselves or someone else, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If your child is in crisis, dial the Edmonton crisis lines at 780-482-4357 or 780-342-7777 for immediate assistance.

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