Upcoming Webinars
We are excited to confirm the following upcoming webinars.

May 29 from 10-11am – NCHA Post-Data Collection: Analysis, Dissemination and Mobilization

Congratulations on completing the NCHA! 2019 represents the first time that all publicly funded institutions in Alberta have implemented the NCHA concurrently. The NCHA has proven to be an indispensable resource for many institutions in informing programming and engaging stakeholders around wellness. Join HCA for an interactive webinar with Kevin Friese and Melissa Visconti of the University of Alberta, and Rachelle McGrath of Mount Royal University, that will explore ways for using the NCHA results.

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Webinar Recordings

April 25, 2019 – Standard for for Psychological Health and Safety for Post-Secondary Students
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is developing a new standard of psychological health and safety for post-secondary students (PSS Standard).  Join HCA on April 25th for an informational webinar on what the standard is, how it is being developed and how you can contribute.


March 19, 2019 – Go To Faculty and The Inquiring Mind
Looking for ways to increase mental health literacy among staff and faculty or promote health and reduce stigma among students?  Are you running The Inquiring Mind on campus and looking for a way to engage staff and faculty? Join HCA to learn more about these two programs that compliment one another and provide training opportunities.  Presenters: Andrew Baxter, Alberta Health Services and Andrew Szeto, University of Calgary.

March 12, 2019 – Pre Think Your Drink

Join HCA for an opportunity to hear from other campuses who have experience forming campus coalitions to reduce high risk drinking.  Jameela from Alberta Health Services will share information on a resource called ‘pre think your drink’ and provide further information on how to get involved.

February 26, 2019 – Suicide Prevention

Join HCA for a webinar presented by the Centre for Suicide Prevention to learn more about ways in which post-secondary institutions can benefit from the work & research that they do. You will also have an opportunity to hear about the various workshops hosted by the Centre.

February 15, 2019 – Harms Reduction 101

An interactive session with Alex Klassen to learn more about harm reduction as it relates to alcohol, marijuana, and opioids. This hour long session will be filled with trivia style questions and opportunities for dialogue.

December 6, 2018 Mindfulness: Breathing, Being and Biological Science

An informative session with Dr. Allan Donsky on Mindfulness. This webinar will address the foundation and biological science of mindfulness.

October 11, 2018 Metrics Conversation and Advanced Education

May 1, 2018 Creating the Roadmap to Campus Mental Health Strategy

Everywhere you turn there seems to be a reminder of the importance of integrating a campus mental health strategy; yet, for many, the destination seems far way and even overwhelming.

Let us help guide you down the right path to your campus mental health strategy! Learn about practical principles that can be applied to diverse campus environments, and hear from two experienced campus community members as they highlight key learnings from their own campus journeys.

April 23, 2018 NCHA Information

An informative session with Kevin Friese from the University of Alberta and Rachelle McGrath from Mount Royal University on preparing and implementing the 2019 NCHA on your campus.

April 10, 2018 Advanced Education Grant Reporting

A conversation with Sharon Alles related to the upcoming grant reports, including the first progress reports due April 30, 2018. This is a great opportunity to connect directly with Advanced Education to clarify questions you may have.

March 21, 2018 Cannabis Policy Considerations for Alberta Post-Secondary Campuses

Join Healthy Campus Alberta and this team of presenters for an overview of cannabis related policy considerations for Alberta Post-secondary institutions. This webinar will cover the following:

  • Best practice in policy development, including how to choose policy direction.
  • Steps to creating policy including: key areas to consider regarding cannabis, conversations, and principles on the road to creation of policy.
  • Policy considerations for Dry campuses, what are the considerations and implications from legalization to their policy that is already in place.
  • Lessons learned from Tobacco policy and how to take this opportunity to strengthen smoking policies on campus.
  • Q&A

March 20, 2018 Cannabis Legalization in Alberta

Join Healthy Campus Alberta and Alberta Health Services for an overview and update of cannabis legalization. This webinar will cover:

  • The basics of cannabis legalization at the Federal and Provincial levels of government
  • Provide an overview of the public health approach to legalization
  • A quick review of the research
  • Low risk use guidelines
  • Q&A