AboutFace offers training focused on working with and supporting children and youth with a facial difference to recreation programs across Canada. Recreation programs that receive the training become “Trailblazers Trained” and are encouraged to add facial differences to their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion policies and procedures.
About the Training Program
The Trailblazers Training program focuses on creating inclusive, mindful spaces for children and youth with a facial difference. The training covers topics such as:
Introduction to facial differences
Working with children and youth with a facial difference
Inclusive programming and trauma-informed practice
Make a Difference
In 2023, AboutFace provided Trailblazers Training to cities and organizations including:
Capital Regional District
City of Calgary
City of Sault Ste. Marie
Community Living Victoria
Outward Bound Training Academy
Power to Be
SOS BE Children’s Village
Trailblazers Training benefits programs of all kinds that are looking to ensure welcoming, inclusive spaces. Instructors and coaches working with children and youth, program coordinators and directors, and parents are encouraged to fill in the form below to set-up a training session.
For any questions that you may have, please contact Adriana, Program Manager, Children, Youth, and Families at email@example.com.