Initiatives, Training, & Tools

Would you like to learn more about the mental health initiatives happening across Alberta? Are you looking for training or tools on a particular topic, such as suicide prevention or cannabis? Would you like support in establishing more student-led initiatives or complex collaboration on your campus? Explore the resources below!

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National Forum on Wellness in Post-Secondary Education

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National Forum on Wellness in Post-Secondary Education

Hosted by Ever Active Schools A full day in-person event prior to the Shaping the Future Conference with the goal to increase capacity for national health and wellness research and practice in Canadian BEd. programs. For more information or to register visit the Ever Active Schools website here.

Trauma Informed Leadership: Optimizing Patient Outcomes

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Trauma Informed Leadership: Optimizing Patient Outcomes

Posttraumatic growth is defined as “the experience of positive change that occurs as a result of the struggle with highly challenging life crises” (Tedeschi & Calhoun, 2004). This concept is relevant in a time when collective trauma and returning to “normal” are a part of conversations on post-secondary campuses. This webinar...

Winter 2023 HCA Alberta Student Lunch and Learn

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Winter 2023 HCA Alberta Student Lunch and Learn

Are you a student involved in mental health on your campus? If so, you are invited to the Winter 2023 Alberta Student Lunch and Learn. This on a space to connect over a meal and to share and learn with students across Alberta. Student government leaders, student volunteers, peer mentors, wellness...

HCA 2022-2023 Regional Gatherings – Edmonton

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HCA 2022-2023 Regional Gatherings – Edmonton

Regional Gatherings are a combination of a Community of Practice Meeting and a Campus Visit. These gatherings will provide an opportunity to learn about HCA, impact future priorities of HCA, and connect for meaningful conversation with a diverse group of stakeholders in campus mental health. Regional Gathering Purpose To increase...

Workshop: Supporting Individuals Experiencing Grief and Loss 

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Workshop: Supporting Individuals Experiencing Grief and Loss 

This workshop was developed by Julie Stewart and Keeta Gladue with support from the University of Calgary Campus Mental Health Strategy Grief and loss is a normal experience across the lifespan and is common among post-secondary students. The experience of loss has been amplified since the onset of COVID-19, and...

Engaging Student Voice to Cultivate Wellness Culture  

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Engaging Student Voice to Cultivate Wellness Culture  

What does it look like to cultivate a meaningful wellness culture alongside student teams? Organizational wellness culture can support mental health and wellness in day-to-day practices and broader policies. This session will provide an overview of the Healthy Campus Alberta student staff strategy that cultivates a wellness culture, engages the...

HCA 2023 Wellness Summit

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HCA 2023 Wellness Summit

The Wellness Summit is an annual event for the HCA Community of Practice to gather to learn, share and celebrate the work being done across the province to strengthen post-secondary mental health and wellness. We are excited to meet in-person to explore this year’s theme: Leading Change: It Starts with...

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COVID-19 Grief Toolkit

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COVID-19 Grief Toolkit

From Calgary Community Development Learning Initiative (CDLI) “Every person, and every community, has experienced some type of loss since the pandemic began in early 2020. Grief is a natural human experience that we may be feeling. This toolkit is to help us think, act, and change through our grief stories,...

Faculty Guides for Student Wellbeing

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Faculty Guides for Student Wellbeing

From Best Practices in Canadian Higher Ed.  The Bp-Net.ca Team is curating faculty guides and resources that support student wellbeing. The list includes materials from post-secondary institutions across the country.

Supporting Students in Distress Programs and Resources

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Supporting Students in Distress Programs and Resources

From Best Practices in Canadian Higher Ed.  The Bp-Net.ca Team is curating programs and resources on how to assist students in distress. The list includes materials from post-secondary institutions across the country.

Alberta-Based Mental Health Groups That Work

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Alberta-Based Mental Health Groups That Work

Join us for a presentation about an exciting suite of mental health workshops and upcoming facilitator training opportunities offered by the Red Deer Primary Care Network. Facilitator training is now available so that some or all of these mental health workshops can be offered to your campus community:  Alberta Happiness...

Working Together in Complex Collaboration: Toolkit Relaunch

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Working Together in Complex Collaboration: Toolkit Relaunch

Complex collaborations are essential to promote mentally healthy campuses across Alberta. Our community of practice engages in inter-departmental, cross-campus, regional, provincial, and national collaborations. Working together helps us support post-secondary student mental health in innovative ways. Drawing upon the newly relaunched Complex Collaboration Toolkit, this webinar introduces a model that...

Jack.org

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Jack.org

“Jack.org is Canada’s only charity training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health in every province and territory. Through Do Something, Jack Talks, Jack Chapters, and Jack Summits, young leaders identify and dismantle barriers to positive mental health in their communities. And through ambitious innovations in youth mental health like...

PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021

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PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021

This webinar series is a collaboration between Postsecondary Education Partnership – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH), Healthy Campus Alberta, Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses, and Healthy Campus Saskatchewan.  Click here to view the event poster, which can be shared to invite others to this webinar series! Webinar 1: Alcohol Harm Reduction within...

The Sober Paradox: Exploring the Role of Alcohol in our Culture, our Campuses, and our Lives (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 3)

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The Sober Paradox: Exploring the Role of Alcohol in our Culture, our Campuses, and our Lives (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 3)

Hosted by Healthy Campus Alberta May 12, 2021, 11:30am – 1:00pm MT/CT (10:30am – 12:00pm PT) The aim of this presentation is to critically question and dialogue around the role alcohol plays in our society, our campuses, and our everyday lives.  Part 1: Dr. Victoria F. Burns (Assistant Professor, UCalgary)...

How to Use a Motivational Interviewing Approach in Peer Outreach Programs (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 2)

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How to Use a Motivational Interviewing Approach in Peer Outreach Programs (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 2)

Hosted by Healthy Campus Saskatchewan April 28, 2021, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm MT/CT (10:30 am – 12:00 pm PT) One way to ensure that peer outreach programs on post-secondary campuses are effective is to design and deliver them with a Motivational Interviewing (MI) approach in mind. MI is a...

Alcohol Harm Reduction within Campus Community Health Promotion (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 1)

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Alcohol Harm Reduction within Campus Community Health Promotion (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 1)

Hosted by Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses Efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm in the campus context are most fittingly situated within health promotion-oriented initiatives to nurture community, increase literacy and attend to settings. While unpacking this thesis for reflection and dialogically exploring its practical application, the session will formally introduce...

Sagesse: Supporting individuals impacted by domestic violence

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Sagesse: Supporting individuals impacted by domestic violence

Sagesse empowers individuals, organizations and communities to disrupt structures of violence by curating environments to heal and develop skills to lead safe, healthy lives. Their programs are for anyone who has been impacted by domestic violence, are experiencing domestic violence, informally support others, or are involved in sex work. Learn...

“Understand that we’re human too!” Enabling better student mental health through teaching and learning practices’

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“Understand that we’re human too!” Enabling better student mental health through teaching and learning practices’

A webinar by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “Building on our December 2020 webinar, “Supporting faculty and staff to create a healthy and engaging learning environment,” this session will consider the University of Saskatchewan (USASK) as a case study, where, in line with the sector nationally and...