Tools and Resources

Here, you will find all of the Tools and Resources that we have shared on our site. You can use the pages to explore them or use the search bar above to look for something specific. We have also sorted the tools and resources into three categories: Framework & Strategies, Initiatives, Training, and Tools, and Healthy Campus Alberta Information. Is there a resource that you would like to see shared here? Please let us know!

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E-QIP Foundations to Quality Improvement e-Course

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E-QIP Foundations to Quality Improvement e-Course

From E-QIP “Foundations to Quality Improvement is a free e-Learning Course offered by the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP). The course offers a comprehensive introduction to quality improvement course and is intended for clinical, administrative, or volunteer members of the community mental health and addiction sector who are new...

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...

National Standard Discussion Group: Spring 2022 Edition 

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National Standard Discussion Group: Spring 2022 Edition 

Are you working directly with the National Standard on an Alberta campus? You are invited to join HCA  to discuss your efforts with the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students with other Alberta campuses. The HCA staff team will guide the discussion group with...

Cannabis & Mental Health

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Cannabis & Mental Health

From the Schizophrenia Society of Canada’s project Cannabis & Psychosis, YouthREX, and The Mental Health Commission of Canada, with funding from Health Canada “Building on the strengths of each partner, centering lived experience, and amplifying youth voice, we have created an engaging online curriculum featuring a diverse range of media,...

National Roundtable on Post-Secondary Mental Health

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National Roundtable on Post-Secondary Mental Health

Hosted by the Canadian Association of College & University Student Services “Amidst the challenging backdrop of COVID-19, post-secondary campuses – whether big or small, rural or urban – are continuing to build on their commitment to support their students’ optimal mental health and well-being. Many are gaining insights and guidance...

What is Peer Support? A Campus-Community Approach 

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What is Peer Support? A Campus-Community Approach 

What is peer support? How can peer support contribute to mental health on our campuses and in our communities? As peer support programming becomes increasingly relevant in our campus contexts, there is an opportunity to collectively understand local journeys towards effective, evidence-based peer support. Join us for an interactive webinar...

HCA 2022 Wellness Summit

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HCA 2022 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. Rooted in the foundation of HCA, we are excited to explore this year’s theme of Connection,...

PEP-AH Alcohol Intersections Webinar 2: Alcohol and Mental Health: Students in Recovery

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PEP-AH Alcohol Intersections Webinar 2: Alcohol and Mental Health: Students in Recovery

Hosted by PEP-AH (Post-Secondary Education Partnership – Alcohol Harms) “We are proud to present an exciting new webinar series for 2022. Alcohol is a driving factor in many negative outcomes for students. Join us in exploring the intersections between alcohol and sexual violence, mental health and other issues. We’ll also...

2nd International Health Promoting Campuses Symposium

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2nd International Health Promoting Campuses Symposium

Hosted by the Canadian Health Promoting Campuses Network “This event will be 100% virtual and held on Zoom. About half of the event will be interactive conversations and working sessions. The event is free for students and CAD$50 for everyone else. Building on the success of the 2019 event in...

Intersecting Approaches to Student Wellness and Accessibility Services

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Intersecting Approaches to Student Wellness and Accessibility Services

Post-secondary students are increasingly seeking supports for their mental health needs and their accommodation/accessibility needs – and often both. In this collaborative webinar, we are welcoming the Healthy Campus Alberta (HCA) and the Post-Secondary Accessibility and Disability Resource Association – Alberta (PADRA) communities to explore approaches at the intersection of...

Student Food Insecurity and the Impacts on Mental Health

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Student Food Insecurity and the Impacts on Mental Health

Food insecurity on post-secondary campuses is a serious but overlooked issue. Studies have consistently shown rates of 30% to 40% of students experiencing food insecurity across Canadian post-secondary institutions, yet it is rarely talked about from an institutional perspective and often left for campus food banks to address. The mental...