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The Phoenix Program provides intensive, campus-based treatment for children (12-17 years) who present with sexually abusive behaviours and their families.
The Phoenix Program provides specialized, trauma-sensitive treatment that is informed by the Halton Trauma Centre’s Safe T Program. It focuses on building capacity for sexual health, and is individually tailored to meet the need of each child and family. Families and caregivers are provided informed supervision training in the program/their home community to better manage sexual behaviour risk.
Youth in the program typically have some form of forensic involvement, and have also experienced their own histories of maltreatment and trauma. Treatment length is typically 13 months in duration.
The top five presenting concerns for youth and families utilizing the Phoenix Program in 2015 were:
If you are a parent or caregiver seeking support and guidance regarding a child or youth, or if you are looking for information about Intake and Referrals to a residential program, please contact our National Intake Co-ordinator (info below). You are also welcome to complete the referral package found at the link below. It can be faxed or emailed.
Intake Co-ordinator: Kirk Weeks
9400 48 Ave. NW
Calgary, AB T3B 2B2
Click here to download our Referral/Intake Package.