Webinars

Thank you to all of the community members and partners who have contributed to our webinars! If there is a topic you would like to see here, feel free to contact us. You are also welcome to explore the webinar recordings and related resources below!

Upcoming Webinars

Alberta National Standard Discussion Group: Winter 2023 Edition

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Alberta National Standard Discussion Group: Winter 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...

Trauma Informed Leadership: Optimizing Patient Outcomes

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Trauma Informed Leadership: Optimizing Patient Outcomes

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...

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...

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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...

Creating a Campus Suicide Prevention Framework

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Creating a Campus Suicide Prevention Framework

A suicide prevention strategy or framework can be one part of a whole-campus, systemic approach to promoting mental health and well-being. This webinar will review the process of developing and implementing a campus suicide prevention framework, getting buy-in from campus stakeholders, and integrating the framework into whole-campus strategies. Join us for...

National Standard Discussion Group: Fall 2021 Edition

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National Standard Discussion Group: Fall 2021 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...

Healthy Campus Alberta Virtual Open House

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Healthy Campus Alberta Virtual Open House

Are you new to Healthy Campus Alberta? Would you like to reconnect with the HCA community? Join the HCA staff team for a virtual open house. At the beginning of the scheduled time, we will start off with a short introduction to HCA. Then, the remainder of this drop-in open...

National Standard Discussion Group – Summer Edition

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National Standard Discussion Group – Summer Edition

Are you working directly with the National Standard on an Alberta campus? You are invited to join HCA for an opportunity 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...

Supporting Mental Health through a Peer-to-peer Community: A Cornerstone of DEI

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Supporting Mental Health through a Peer-to-peer Community: A Cornerstone of DEI

Hosted by Togetherall.  “Join us for an informative webinar to learn how discussion leaders in student mental health tackle the challenges of reaching diverse student populations, who typically don’t utilize traditional counselling service. Learn how incorporating an anonymous online peer-to-peer mental health platform, monitored 24/7 by licensed and registered mental...

Follow-up Workshop: Getting Started with the National Standard on Your Campus

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Follow-up Workshop: Getting Started with the National Standard on Your Campus

Have you started adopting the Standard on your campus? Are you wondering where to begin? This webinar is an interactive workshop that will use the Sample Internal Audit Tool within the Starter Kit to get you thinking about how to use the Standard on your campus.   By the end of this webinar,...

Alberta-Based Mental Health Groups That Work

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Alberta-Based Mental Health Groups That Work

Join us for a presentation about an exciting suite of mental health workshops and upcoming facilitator training opportunities offered by the Red Deer Primary Care Network. Facilitator training is now available so that some or all of these mental health workshops can be offered to your campus community:  Alberta Happiness...

The Sober Paradox: Exploring the Role of Alcohol in our Culture, our Campuses, and our Lives (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 3)

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The Sober Paradox: Exploring the Role of Alcohol in our Culture, our Campuses, and our Lives (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 3)

Hosted by Healthy Campus Alberta May 12, 2021, 11:30am – 1:00pm MT/CT (10:30am – 12:00pm PT) The aim of this presentation is to critically question and dialogue around the role alcohol plays in our society, our campuses, and our everyday lives.  Part 1: Dr. Victoria F. Burns (Assistant Professor, UCalgary)...

Working Together in Complex Collaboration: Toolkit Relaunch

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Working Together in Complex Collaboration: Toolkit Relaunch

Complex collaborations are essential to promote mentally healthy campuses across Alberta. Our community of practice engages in inter-departmental, cross-campus, regional, provincial, and national collaborations. Working together helps us support post-secondary student mental health in innovative ways. Drawing upon the newly relaunched Complex Collaboration Toolkit, this webinar introduces a model that...

How to Use a Motivational Interviewing Approach in Peer Outreach Programs (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 2)

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How to Use a Motivational Interviewing Approach in Peer Outreach Programs (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 2)

Hosted by Healthy Campus Saskatchewan April 28, 2021, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm MT/CT (10:30 am – 12:00 pm PT) One way to ensure that peer outreach programs on post-secondary campuses are effective is to design and deliver them with a Motivational Interviewing (MI) approach in mind. MI is a...

Alcohol Harm Reduction within Campus Community Health Promotion (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 1)

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Alcohol Harm Reduction within Campus Community Health Promotion (PEP-AH Western Regional Webinar Series 2021, Webinar 1)

Hosted by Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses Efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm in the campus context are most fittingly situated within health promotion-oriented initiatives to nurture community, increase literacy and attend to settings. While unpacking this thesis for reflection and dialogically exploring its practical application, the session will formally introduce...