Winter 2022-2023 Online Training

**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:

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

Winter 2023 Training Schedule
TopicSession NameDateTimeName of Agency
Mental Health and Addictions**Suicide Assessment and InterventionWed, Feb 15 & Thurs, Feb 16, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean, PhD, BCFT, RSW
You, Me, Cluster B and DBTTues, Mar 7 & Wed, Mar 8, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmJillian Hayden, MA, R.Psych
Hoarding - Best PracticesTues, Mar 28 & Wed, Mar 29, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmBehind The
Indigenous Cultural Awareness** Indigenous Awareness - Part 1Wed, Jan 18 & Thurs, Jan 19, 20239:00 am – 12:00 pmScott McLean, PhD, BCFT, RSW & Dion Simon
** Indigenous Awareness - Part 2Wed, Feb 22 & Thurs, Feb 23, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean &
Dion Simon
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta –Part 1Wed, Jan 25 & Thurs, Jan 26, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey, MEd
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta – Part 2
*Prerequisite Part 1 within 1 year
Wed, Mar 29 & Thurs, Mar 30, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey, MEd
Diversity and Inclusion** Reducing Stigma in the Homeless Sector through Trauma and Violence-Informed CareTues, Jan 17 & Wed, Jan 18, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmCentre for Sexuality
** Diversity & Inclusion: Cultural Competency in Working with NewcomersWed, Mar 15 & Thurs, Mar 16, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmCentre for Newcomers
Organizational CapacityStress & Resilience in Non-ProfitTues, Feb 21 & Wed, Feb 22, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmTharseo Counselling Inc. & Invoke Coaching
Person-centred Approaches**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma Awareness
*IN PERSON TRAINING - subject to cancellation on short notice
Tues, Jan 10, 20238:30 am - 5:00 pmTRADEN
Motivational InterviewingWed, Jan 11, & Thurs, Jan 12, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean, PhD, BCFT, RSW
Walking through Grief – Helping Others Deal with LossTues, Jan 31 – Wed, Feb 1, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmCTRI – John
Koop Harder
**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma Awareness
*IN PERSON TRAINING - subject to cancellation on short notice
Tues, Feb 21, 20238:30 am - 5:00 pmTRADEN
Trauma Sensitive and Trauma Informed Practice – Circle of CourageTues, Feb 28 & Wed, Mar 1, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pm Scott McLean, PhD, BCFT, RSW
Supervision and Facilitating Critical Incidents for Supervisors/Team LeadsWed, March 22 & Thurs, March 231:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Scott McLean, PhD, BCFT, RSW
First Aid and Physical Health** HIV, Hepatitis C and Disease Prevention for Service ProvidersTues, Mar 21 & Wed, Mar 22, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmSafeLink Alberta
Please note to align with COVID-19 in-person gathering restrictions First Aid Training may be cancelled on short notice.
**Emergency First Aid Level A - CPR & AEDThurs, Feb 9, 20238:00 am - 4:30 pmSt. John
**Emergency First Aid Level A - CPR & AEDThurs, Mar 2, 20238:00 am - 4:30 pmSt. John
Free Community Training Resources
TopicTrainings Offered ByTraining OfferedWeb Links or Contact Info
Mental Health and AddictionsAlberta Addiction ServicesAlberta Addiction Service Providers
Alberta Family WellnessBrain Story
CMHA - Recovery CollegeMental Health Supports
Mental Health Commission of CanadaThe Working Mind
Mental Health First Aid CanadaMental Health First Aid
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:
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
Recovery Coaches AlbertaRecovery Coach
Upcoming trainings:
Dates: January 22, 23, 29 & 30; February 19, 20, 26,& 27: March 19, 20, 26 & 27.
Please select only ONE month. Each session is 9:30 am to 5pm. or contact Executive Director, Steve Gaspar @
Indigenous Cultural AwarenessIndigenous CanadaIndigenous Awareness
Organizational CapacityCalgary Communities Against
Sexual Abuse
CCASA facilitates a variety of
workshops for adults as well
as for children and youth on
the topics of sexual assault,
sexual abuse, and sexual
harassment. children-youtheducation/ workshops/
CAEH – “Built for Zero Canada”Case Conferencing Tool Bank
Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)Free Resources: Webinars, Stress Reduction Exercises, and Printable Handouts
RentSmart Education and Support SocietyRentSmart Certificate
RentSmart Basics
For the most recent training dates in Calgary, please see the Eventbrite Page
Or visit the website
Person-centred ApproachesMomentumMoney management
YW Calgary
Women’s Economic Prosperity (WEP) Initiative
Financial Empowerment
Money Matters
Enviros Wilderness School AssociationFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) 101Contact Paula Yule at (403) 463-5249 or
First Aid and Physical HealthSafeLinkAlbertaOnline training and workshopsIf you would like to organize a private workshop for your staff/agency, please go to:
to find a list of all of
available trainings.
St. John AmbulanceSt. john Ambulance's Opiod Poisoning Response Training (2 hours virtual classroom)If you would like to organize a
training for your staff/agency
please go to: