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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Indigenous Student Wellness Toolkit & Resources for Educators

Events

Indigenous Student Wellness Toolkit & Resources for Educators

Hosted by Old Sun Community College   Old Sun Community College is hosting a professional development workshop, “Indigenous Student Wellness Toolkit & Resources for Educators” on May 17 & 18, 2023. Using feedback from previous year’s workshops, the team at Old Sun Community College has made changes to the workshop...

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...

Anti-Oppressive Practice Toolkit

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Anti-Oppressive Practice Toolkit

From CICMH “The Anti-Oppressive Practice toolkit aims to help those who support students on campus better understand what anti-oppressive practice is, how it intersects with mental health, and why it is important to embed anti-oppressive practices into our work on campus.”

2022-2023 Edmonton Regional Gathering Report

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2022-2023 Edmonton Regional Gathering Report

Held at Fiegel Conference Centre, MacEwan University on March 6, 2023, the meeting was attended by 22 participants from 9 Alberta campuses and 2 community organizations. 37% were new HCA community members.

2023 Online Regional Gathering Report

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2023 Online Regional Gathering Report

Held online through the Zoom platform on January 24, 2023, the regional gathering was attended by 22 participants from 10 Alberta campuses and 1 community organization. 47% were new HCA community members.

Alberta National Standard Discussion Group: Spring 2023 Edition 

Webinars

Alberta National Standard Discussion Group: Spring 2023 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 some prompting...

Collaborations for Change 2023 Virtual Conference

Events

Collaborations for Change 2023 Virtual Conference

Hosted by the University of Calgary Campus Mental Health Strategy and the Best Practices in Canadian Higher Ed Network. With support from the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS). Join us August 16-17th for Collaborations For Change’s virtual event as we address research and practice in post-secondary...

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...

Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health

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Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health

From Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) “Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health provides evidence-based advice on alcohol to support people in making informed decisions about their health. The guidance is based on the latest research on alcohol-related risks and replaces Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines (LRDGs) issued...

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...

National Forum on Wellness in Post-Secondary Education

Events

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.

BP-Net Best Practices Guide

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BP-Net Best Practices Guide

From BP-Net “The Best Practices Guide is a new national initiative by The Best Practices Network in Canadian Higher Education (BP-Net).  As foundational initiatives such as the National Standard and Okanagan Charter highlight the importance of incorporating evidence-based practices, the Guide outlines a process and framework to categorize student mental...