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Practicing Mindfulness

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Practicing Mindfulness

Are you passionate about mindfulness? Do want to learn more about mindfulness? This group is designed to be a hub for the sharing of resources, opportunities and mindfulness moments with the Healthy Campus Alberta community. To get this group up and going, Allan Donsky is going to begin the facilitation...

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Challenges Facing International Students and Opportunities to Enhance Wellness & Resources On and Beyond Campus

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Challenges Facing International Students and Opportunities to Enhance Wellness & Resources On and Beyond Campus

This panel webinar will give international students the opportunity to discuss, explore and share their lived experiences as international students and immigrants to Canada. Students will explore challenges and complexities navigating campus life and Canadian environments, as well as share insights, opportunities, and what resources have helped them navigate campus...

Burnout Prevention and Intervention in Post Secondary Education

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Burnout Prevention and Intervention in Post Secondary Education

This workshop will help post-secondary students & staff who want to know about recognizing, preventing, and attending to ‘burnout’. Burnout is described as a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. In these challenging times any workplace or learning environment can be at risk,...

Student Lunch n Learn 

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Student Lunch n Learn 

Are you a student involved in campus mental health at a post-secondary institution in Alberta? If so, you are invited to the Winter 2024 Alberta Student Lunch and Learn. This is a space to connect over a meal and to share and learn with students across Alberta. Student government leaders,...

MyGrief.ca

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MyGrief.ca

From Canadian Virtual Hospice   “MyGrief.ca is an online resource to help people move through their grief from the comfort of their own home, at their own pace. It can help you understand your grief and approach some of the most difficult questions that may arise. It was developed by...

Trauma-Informed Practice: Resources for Alberta Post-Secondary Settings

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Trauma-Informed Practice: Resources for Alberta Post-Secondary Settings

Developed by the Healthy Campus Alberta team, in consultation with HCA community members from Mount Royal University and University of Calgary   Those in helping roles related to post-secondary student mental health will inevitably find trauma implicated in their work. Trauma-informed practice is an approach that can provide knowledge and...

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...

Optimizing Outcomes through Trauma Informed Leadership

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Optimizing Outcomes through Trauma Informed Leadership

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...

Maintaining Your Mental Health: Taking Care of Yourself and Others

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Maintaining Your Mental Health: Taking Care of Yourself and Others

Welcome back to a new academic year! In the spirit of refreshing and recharging for the year ahead, this webinar will serve as a building block for your mental health as you care for those around you. Local Alberta expert Dr. Keith Dobson will provide an overview of key considerations...

Wellness Webinar Series

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Wellness Webinar Series

The 2022/2023 Wellness Webinar Series, hosted by Healthy Campus Alberta, provides topics and strategies that will support staff, students, and faculty who support student mental health. These webinar will focus on self-care practices, practical tools for your workplace/role, and sharing Alberta-based expertise. By participating in this series, you will be...

Resources: Cultivating wellness culture through engaging student staff voice

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Resources: Cultivating wellness culture through engaging student staff voice

From Healthy Campus Alberta Modified from a presentation given by the HCA staff facilitation team at the CACUSS Conference 2022, this handout is intended to provide resources that can support anyone aiming to engage student staff in a strengths-based workplace wellness culture.

Post-Traumatic Growth: How Trauma Shapes our Priorities in Work & Life

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Post-Traumatic Growth: How Trauma Shapes our Priorities in Work & Life

Join the HCA community at this workshop, developed and presented by Diana Tikasz, MSW, RSW.   “Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG) is a term used is psychology to describe the phenomenon of positive change that people can experience in the wake of a negative experience or trauma. Signs that PTG has occurred include a greater...