Many campuses have innovative mental health services and programs in place for their students, but sometimes struggle with student engagement. Some challenges involve building awareness of these services and ensuring that they meet evolving student needs. This webinar will talk about engaging students in promotion, design, and delivery. We will be discussing some best practices in outreach and engagement, including lessons learned from our national youth capacity building programs. Finally, we’ll share ideas about student co-creation of these programs and necessary steps for sustained engagement.
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.
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