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

Introducing Recovery On Campus (ROC) Alberta

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Introducing Recovery On Campus (ROC) Alberta

This webinar will provide an overview of the Recovery On Campus (ROC) Alberta initiative, which supports all 26 post-secondary institutions across Alberta in developing on-campus communities to support students in recovery or seeking recovery from substance use addiction. The presenters will outline the goals of the project, which include supporting...

National Standard Discussion Group: Fall 2022 Edition

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National Standard Discussion Group: Fall 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 some prompting...

Supporting Students Living with Precarity

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Supporting Students Living with Precarity

Research has suggested that 70 000 Canadian postsecondary students experience homelessness every year (Weissman et al., 2019). Even more students are living with precarity, including food insecurity and housing insecurity. Although there is a lack of research and awareness about student precarity, campuses across Alberta and Canada are working to...

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...

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Facilitated Conversation: Supporting Students Online

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Facilitated Conversation: Supporting Students Online

Post-secondary campuses across Alberta are moving toward finding ways to support student mental health online, whether that is individual counselling, peer support programs, or group programming. Join the Healthy Campus Alberta team for this interactive webinar.   This facilitated conversation provided a space to discuss how context is transitioning to...

National Webinar: Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey

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National Webinar: Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey

Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses in partnership with Healthy Campus Alberta and Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health presents: Description:  Learn about the new CCWS and how it can be implemented on campuses across Canada Meet like-minded people Participate in facilitated conversations Build connections to help local effort and...

Webinar: Strategies for Mindfulness Practice With Alex Klassen

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Webinar: Strategies for Mindfulness Practice With Alex Klassen

Guest facilitator, Alex Klassen, Counsellor (Instructor) at the University of Calgary’s Student Wellness Services joined HCA for an interactive session about mindfulness. The webinar includes a guided meditation followed by an informational debrief about how you can incorporate mindfulness principles into your daily life.

Facilitated Conversation: Supportive Communities in Uncertain Times

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Facilitated Conversation: Supportive Communities in Uncertain Times

Many of us may be feeling the strain of these unprecedented times. As a community, we want to provide a space for us to gather, reflect, and share.  In this facilitated conversation, we reflected on how we are supporting ourselves and our communities during the challenging times brought on by...

Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership Webinar #2 – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH)

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Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership Webinar #2 – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH)

Healthy Campus Alberta hosted a webinar series presented by the Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH).  PEP-AH is a group of universities and colleges from across Canada committed to understanding the student drinking culture, working to develop best practices to reduce harms from alcohol, and sharing...

Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership Webinar #1- Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH)

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Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership Webinar #1- Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH)

Healthy Campus Alberta hosted a webinar series presented by the Western Region of the Postsecondary Education Partnership – Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH).  PEP-AH is a group of universities and colleges from across Canada committed to understanding the student drinking culture, working to develop best practices to reduce harms from alcohol, and...

CICMH: Peer Support On Campus: Practical Tools to Get Started

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CICMH: Peer Support On Campus: Practical Tools to Get Started

Hosted by The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “Informal peer support occurs naturally within a post-secondary campus environment. Students connect with their peers, relationships are formed, and young adults often turn to peers during times of need. Empowering students and utilizing the abilities they have in supporting one...

Webinar: Suicide Prevention Training for Education Students at Alberta Post-Secondaries

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Webinar: Suicide Prevention Training for Education Students at Alberta Post-Secondaries

Training Teachers To Respond to Risk Project: As a helping profession, teachers play a pivotal role in the lives of children and youth. With support from the Max Bell Foundation, Centre for Suicide Prevention’s workshops on child and youth suicide prevention became available for free to all pre-service teachers and educational assistants...

From 211 to Mental Health Promising Practices: Updates on the GoA Provincial Projects

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From 211 to Mental Health Promising Practices: Updates on the GoA Provincial Projects

Kevin Friese from the University of Alberta, Jeannie Gorrie from the University of Calgary and Chelsea Bodoe from Mount Royal University joined Healthy Campus Alberta to present three initiatives focused on post-secondary mental health from a provincial perspective.  

Let’s talk about it: Using film to start conversations about mental health

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Let’s talk about it: Using film to start conversations about mental health

It’s well-known that early intervention and prevention are the most effective ways to address mental illness, but starting a conversation with students about mental health can be hard. While films and videos are great ways to introduce the topic, they also present unique challenges such as triggering audience members. Over...

NCHA Post-Data Collection: Analysis, Dissemination and Mobilization

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NCHA Post-Data Collection: Analysis, Dissemination and Mobilization

2019 represented the first time that all publicly funded institutions in Alberta implemented the NCHA concurrently. The NCHA proved to be an indispensable resource for many institutions in informing programming and engaging stakeholders around wellness. Kevin Friese and Melissa Visconti of the University of Alberta, and Rachelle McGrath of Mount...

MHCC Standard for Psychological Health and Safety for Post-Secondary Students

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MHCC Standard for Psychological Health and Safety for Post-Secondary Students

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) developed a standard of psychological health and safety for post-secondary students (PSS Standard). Healthy Campus Alberta hosted an informational webinar on what the standard is, how it is was developed and how you can contribute.