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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Social Isolation and Loneliness Toolkit

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Social Isolation and Loneliness Toolkit

Created by Alberta Health Services, Mental Health Promotion & Illness Prevention Contact: [email protected] To learn more, download the toolkit poster here or explore the toolkit by clicking the link below.

Transitions to Post-Secondary During COVID-19

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Transitions to Post-Secondary During COVID-19

Join us for an interactive panel webinar! The transition from high school to post-secondary education is an important time for students. In the COVID-19 context, first-year students have experienced the post-secondary transition in diverse and new ways. Those who support students have found new ways to deliver student services and...

Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 in Alberta

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Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 in Alberta

Administered by the Canadian Mental Health Association “The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division administered a survey between April and May, 2020 to understand the mental health and wellbeing impact the COVID-19  pandemic has had on Albertans across rural and urban areas. The survey results are intended to inform future mental...

Grief & Loss During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Grief & Loss During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A webinar by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to change the way we go about our daily lives. Many of us have experienced a wave of losses: economic, social, physical and emotional. For some, these losses can accumulate over...

Navigating Through the Fog: Maintaining our Ability to Think Clearly in Times of Crisis

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Navigating Through the Fog: Maintaining our Ability to Think Clearly in Times of Crisis

Join the HCA community at this event, hosted by TEND and developed by Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed, RP. High stakes, lots of pressure, intricate problems and few resources – crisis situations challenge us to respond quickly, compassionately and creatively. But how do we retain the ability to think clearly when, the reality...

211 Alberta – 24/7 Support for Post-Secondary Students

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211 Alberta – 24/7 Support for Post-Secondary Students

From 211 Alberta As the Government of Alberta announced last year, 211 Alberta is building a navigation and crisis support hub in collaboration with other service providers, including crisis lines and helplines like Kids Help Phone. As a hub, 211 Alberta connects post-secondary students to the most appropriate resources, whether...

CACUSS Campus Mental Health In Times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Data-Informed Challenges & Opportunities

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CACUSS Campus Mental Health In Times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Data-Informed Challenges & Opportunities

From the CACUSS Campus Mental Health CoP We are delighted to share with you the findings presented today in the report, Campus Mental Health in Times of COVID-19 Pandemic: Data-Informed Challenges & Opportunities. The report includes student perspective, voices of a representative sample of mental health professionals and administrators across...

BounceBack®: Reclaim Your Health

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BounceBack®: Reclaim Your Health

From the Canadian Mental Health Association  The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has now expanded its BounceBack® program across Canada, thanks to a donation from Bell Let’s Talk. BounceBack is a free, guided self-help program that helps adults and youth 15+ learn to manage low mood, mild to moderate depression,...

Facilitated Conversation: Supporting International Students – Part 2

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Facilitated Conversation: Supporting International Students – Part 2

This facilitated conversation is part 2 in the Supporting International Students topic. Watch the part 1 webinar here. Are you interested in connecting with others to discuss international student supports on campus? Do you have questions about the content of the webinar? Join Healthy Campus Alberta and Garrett Beatty from...

Community Discussion: Mental Health and the Learning Environment Toolkit from CICMH

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Community Discussion: Mental Health and the Learning Environment Toolkit from CICMH

One of the themes that emerged at the CoP meeting was the changed nature of student interactions. Online classrooms are, for many students, the main point of contact within their campus. Student support staff and faculty alike are asking what steps should be taken within the classroom to support student...

Supporting Faculty to Create a Healthy and Engaging Learning Environment

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Supporting Faculty to Create a Healthy and Engaging Learning Environment

A webinar by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health introducing the Toolkit for Faculty & Staff “Being a faculty member is about much more than delivering course content and evaluating academic performance. It is an opportunity to be a part of both the life and learning journey of...

Mental Health and the Learning Environment

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Mental Health and the Learning Environment

From the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “This toolkit will help faculty and teaching staff take steps within the classroom in a collective effort to support student mental health.”