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Clinical results show improved outcomes for child sexual abuse survivors

The University of Alberta and Little Warriors announced Monday that the Be Brave Ranch’s four-week intervention program significantly reduces the psychological impacts of child sexual abuse. The announcement is based on the preliminary results of the clinical trials performed at the Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch and suggest a breakthrough for the lasting mental health of child sexual abuse survivors. […]

Local News

Little Warriors looking for inner-heroes

A Wednesday press conference at Edmonton’s Gold Bar Elementary School unveiled a story of survival and becoming an inner-hero. Little Warriors, a national organization committed to the prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse, launched their new awareness campaign, one that contrasts the nightmare of child sexual abuse against the support and healing offered by the Be Brave Ranch. […]

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Local News

Morinville resident speaks at Be Brave Ranch opening

Many tears were shed Saturday afternoon as people hugged one another, joyful that a dream to had become a reality. Little Warriors held the official grand opening celebrations of the Be Brave Ranch by Ray LaBonte and Family, a facility that offers children who have been sexually abused and their families a place to heal. The ranch will offer abused children more than 200 hours of multiple therapies to help them grow into healthy adults. More than 500 attended the opening to share in the celebrations and to hear those involved in bringing an idea to reality speak about the journey… […]

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Morinville News

Little Warriors receives $1.1 million for ranch project

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – A $1.1 million donation from the LaBonte family has put Little Warriors considerably closer to their goal of building the Be Brave Ranch, a centre that would provide a 30-day in-treatment program for children who are victims of sexual abuse. The ranch would provide the abused with the therapy the organization feels is necessary to help them now and in the future… […]

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Arts & Culture

Rend to play benefit concert for Little Warriors

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Three local women have combined their talents with their passion for a worthy cause to promote an upcoming concert with up-and-coming rock/pop band Rend. The fundraiser for Little Warriors will take place at the Celtic Knot in St. Albert Mar. 9 and is an opportunity for people to help address a serious issue with a fun evening of entertainment.

Little Warriors, a national charitable organization that focuses on the education and prevention of child sexual abuse, received considerable media attention recently after being notified their request for $650,000 … […]

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Morinville News

Little Warriors looking for local support

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A local supporter of Little Warriors is disappointed with the news the organization was unsuccessful in their application for $650,000 in provincial grant funding. Little Warriors, a national charitable organization that focuses on the education and prevention of child sexual abuse, has been raising funds to build the Be Brave Ranch, a centre that would provide a 30-day in-treatment program for children who are victims of sexual abuse, providing them with the therapy the organization feels is necessary to help them now and in the future.

Morinville resident Brandi, herself a victim of sexual abuse and a woman whose last name we have agreed to withhold, spearheaded a letter-writing campaign last October to get Albertans to write to Premier Alison Redford as well as provincial and federal politicians seeking their support for the Be Brave Ranch initiative… […]