**The safety and well-being of staff, our community, and those we serve is at the forefront of our decision making. In accordance with the recommendation of public health authorities, we have determined that effective immediately, and wherever possible, all CHF training sessions will be held in a virtual or online capacity.**

For information about registering, or if you are interested in attending any of the training, please contact: training@calgaryhomeless.com

CHF online guidelines to staying engaged and participating:

1. Please download and test the software prior to the start of the workshop (i.e. Zoom or Microsoft Teams). Information will be provided upon registration as to which software will be used.
2. Create an online learning environment that minimizes distractions. Participants should be logging in from their office, a home office or a chosen quiet space from a laptop or computer, that has video and audio capabilities. (No cell phones please)
3. When possible, use headphones and ensure your camera is on so you can interact with other participants.

** Trainings which are considered core for accreditation purposes

Spring 2024 Training Schedule
TopicSession NameDateTimeName of Agency
Mental Health and Addictions**Suicide Assessment and InterventionTues, Apr 23 & Wed, Apr 24, 20249:00 am - 12:00 pmScott Mclean
**A Harm Reduction Approach to
Alberta's Overdose Crisis: Strategies
to Engage with People using Opioids
and Stimulants
Tue, Jun 4 & Wed, Jun 5, 20249:00 am - 12:00 pm Westwide Harm Reduction
Indigenous Cultural Awareness**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta–Part 1Wed, Apr 10 & Thurs, Apr 11, 20241:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta - Part 2
*Prerequisite Part 1 within 1 year
Wed, May 22 & Thurs, May 23, 20241:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
Diversity and Inclusion**Diversity & Inclusion: Cultural Competency in Working with NewcomersWed, Apr 17 & Thurs, Apr 18, 20241:00 pm - 4:00 pmCentre for Newcomers
**Reducing Stigma in the Homeless Sector through Trauma and Violence-Informed CareTue, Jun 18 & Wed, Jun 19, 20249:00 am - 12:00 pmCentre for Sexuality
Person-centred Approaches**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma Awareness**
*IN PERSON TRAINING – Subject to cancellation on short notice
Tue, Apr 9, 20249:00 am - 4:30 pmTRADEN
Creative Case ManagementTue, Apr 30 & Wed, May 1, 20249:00 am - 12:00 pmKoru Training and Consulting
Motivational InterviewingWed, May 8 & Thurs, May 9, 20249:00 am - 12:00 pmScott Mclean
First Aid and Physical Health** HIV, Hepatitis C and Disease Prevention for Service ProvidersWed, Apr 3 & Thurs, Apr 4, 20249:00 am - 12:00 pmSafeLink Alberta
**Please note IN PERSON TRAININGS such as First Aid Training may be cancelled on short notice.**
**Basic First Aid Level CThurs, May 2, 20248:00 am – 5:00 pmSt. John Ambulance
**Basic First Aid Level CThurs, June 13, 20248:00 am – 5:00 pmSt. John Ambulance
Free Community Training Resources
TopicTrainings Offered ByTraining OfferedWeb Links or Contact Info
Mental Health and AddictionsAlberta Addiction ServicesAlberta Addiction Service Providershttp://albertaaddictionserviceproviders.org/training.php
Alberta Family WellnessBrain Storyhttps://www.albertafamilywellness.org/training
CMHA - Recovery CollegeMental Health Supportshttps://recoverycollegecalgary.ca/courses/
Mental Health Commission of CanadaThe Working Mindhttps://theworkingmind.ca/working-mind
Mental Health First Aid CanadaMental Health First Aidhttps://www.mhfa.ca/en/course-types
Psychosocial Disaster Network:
A Virtual Hub for Psychosocial Disaster Preparedness and Recovery
Online training and workshopsIf you would like to organize a private workshop for your group/community, please email: HPDIP.MH.EarlyID@ahs.ca
Canadian Public Health Association & Centre for SexualityExploring sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs) and stigma: An introductory course for health and social service providers https://learning.cpha.ca/course/index.php?categoryid=8
Recovery Coaches AlbertaRecovery Coachhttps://www.recovery-coaches.ca
Indigenous Cultural AwarenessIndigenous CanadaIndigenous Awarenesshttps://www.coursera.org/learn/indigenous-canada
Organizational CapacityCAEH – “Built for Zero Canada”Case Conferencing Tool Bankhttps://www.joinbuiltforzero.org/resources/case-conferencing-tool-bank/
Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)Free Resources: Webinars, Stress Reduction Exercises, and Printable Handoutshttps://ca.ctrinstitute.com/free-covid-19-resources/
Person-centred ApproachesMomentumMoney managementhttps://courses.momentum.org/
YW Calgary
Women’s Economic Prosperity (WEP) Initiative
Financial Empowerment
Money Matters
Enviros Wilderness School AssociationFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) 101Contact Caitlin Palmer at 403-463-5249 or cpalmer@enviros.org
First Aid and Physical HealthSafeLinkAlbertaOnline training and workshopsIf you would like to organize a private workshop for your staff/agency, please go to:
https://safelinkalberta.ca/trainingresources/ to find a list of all available trainings.