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6 Principles to Inform Action: Creating Inclusive Campuses for Autistic and Neurodivergent Students

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6 Principles to Inform Action: Creating Inclusive Campuses for Autistic and Neurodivergent Students

In this session, participants will learn about six key principles, developed in collaboration with a team of autistic self-advocates, to support greater understanding, acceptance and valuing of autism and neurodivergence.  In this session Jay and Mason will share about the principles of Communication, Structure, Flexibility, Environment, Emotion and Connection.  Each...

Six Key Principles to Inform Action

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Six Key Principles to Inform Action

From Sinneave Family Foundation   “Six Key Principles to Inform Action were developed by Sinneave in collaboration with a team of autistic self-advocates for the purpose of inspiring greater understanding, acceptance, and valuing of autism and neurodiversity. Each of the six principles has an accompanying resource which aims to help...

Anti-Oppressive Practice Toolkit

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Anti-Oppressive Practice Toolkit

From CICMH “The Anti-Oppressive Practice toolkit aims to help those who support students on campus better understand what anti-oppressive practice is, how it intersects with mental health, and why it is important to embed anti-oppressive practices into our work on campus.”

Supporting Students Living with Precarity

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Supporting Students Living with Precarity

Research has suggested that 70 000 Canadian postsecondary students experience homelessness every year (Weissman et al., 2019). Even more students are living with precarity, including food insecurity and housing insecurity. Although there is a lack of research and awareness about student precarity, campuses across Alberta and Canada are working to...

2nd International Health Promoting Campuses Symposium

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2nd International Health Promoting Campuses Symposium

Hosted by the Canadian Health Promoting Campuses Network “This event will be 100% virtual and held on Zoom. About half of the event will be interactive conversations and working sessions. The event is free for students and CAD$50 for everyone else. Building on the success of the 2019 event in...

Intersecting Approaches to Student Wellness and Accessibility Services

Webinars

Intersecting Approaches to Student Wellness and Accessibility Services

Post-secondary students are increasingly seeking supports for their mental health needs and their accommodation/accessibility needs – and often both. In this collaborative webinar, we are welcoming the Healthy Campus Alberta (HCA) and the Post-Secondary Accessibility and Disability Resource Association – Alberta (PADRA) communities to explore approaches at the intersection of...

Student Food Insecurity and the Impacts on Mental Health

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Student Food Insecurity and the Impacts on Mental Health

Food insecurity on post-secondary campuses is a serious but overlooked issue. Studies have consistently shown rates of 30% to 40% of students experiencing food insecurity across Canadian post-secondary institutions, yet it is rarely talked about from an institutional perspective and often left for campus food banks to address. The mental...

Intersectional Approaches to Mental Health Education: A Facilitators Guide

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Intersectional Approaches to Mental Health Education: A Facilitators Guide

From the UBC Equity and Inclusion Office “This guide is designed to support mental health literacy education from a place of inclusion and diversity. It is made up of information obtained through literature review about the intersections between mental health and other aspects of identity such as gender, race and...

Pulling Together: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors

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Pulling Together: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors

From BC Campus “A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors explores relationships between the institution, students, and Indigenous communities. These relationships are interconnected and are guided by shared values of Indigenization to both improve the educational and employment experiences of all students, faculty, and staff across the institution....

LGBTQIA2S+ Mental Health and Community Resources

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LGBTQIA2S+ Mental Health and Community Resources

Compiled in consultation with Centre for Sexuality and The Institute for Sexual Minority Studies & Services (iSMSS) Below, we have compiled some resources on supporting the mental health of the LGTQIA2S+ community. If there are any resources that you have found helpful in your community that aren’t listed here, please contact...

Supporting Mental Health through a Peer-to-peer Community: A Cornerstone of DEI

Webinars

Supporting Mental Health through a Peer-to-peer Community: A Cornerstone of DEI

Hosted by Togetherall.  “Join us for an informative webinar to learn how discussion leaders in student mental health tackle the challenges of reaching diverse student populations, who typically don’t utilize traditional counselling service. Learn how incorporating an anonymous online peer-to-peer mental health platform, monitored 24/7 by licensed and registered mental...

Racism Impacts Mental Health: Infographic

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Racism Impacts Mental Health: Infographic

Created by Alberta Health Services, Provincial Addiction & Mental Health – Knowledge Exchange This infographic outlines the impact of racism on mental health. View the infographic to learn more about: Forms of racism Harms of racism on mental health Racism in mental health services Resources to learn more