Winter 2022 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: 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

Winter 2022 Training Schedule
TopicSession NameDateTimeName of Agency
Mental Health and AddictionsHoarding - Best PracticesWed, Jan 5 & Thurs, Jan 6, 20221:00 pm - 4:00 pmBehind The Hoard Consulting
**Suicide Assessment and Intervention – Sessions 1 & 2Tues, Jan 11 & Wed, Jan 12, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean
You, Me, Cluster B and DBTTues, Feb 8 & Wed, Feb 9, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmJillian Hayden
Indigenous Cultural Awareness**Indigenous Awareness - Part 1Mon, Jan 17 & Tues, Jan 18, 20229:00 am – 12:00 pmScott McLean & Dion Simon
**Indigenous Awareness - Part 2Mon, Mar 14 & Tues, Mar 15, 20229:00 am – 12:00 pmScott McLean & Dion Simon
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta – Workshop Part 1Tues, Jan 25 & Wed, Jan 26, 20221:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta – Workshop Part 2Wed, Mar 9 & Thurs, Mar 10, 20221:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
Diversity and Inclusion**Reducing Stigma in the Homeless Sector through Trauma and Violence-Informed CareTues, Feb 1 & Wed, Feb 2, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmCentre for Sexuality
**Diversity & Inclusion: Cultural Competency in Working with NewcomersWed, Mar 16 & Thurs, Mar 17, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmCentre for NewComers
Organizational CapacityStress & Resilience in Non-ProfitTues, Jan 25 & Wed, Jan 26, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmTharseo Counselling Inc. & Invoke Coaching
Person-centred ApproachesWalking through Grief – Helping Others Deal with LossTues, Jan 4 & Wed, Jan 5, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmCTRI – John Koop Harder
Trauma Sensitive and Trauma Informed Practice – Circle of CourageMon, Feb 14 & Tues, Feb 15, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean
**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma AwarenessWed, Feb 16, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmTRADEN Consulting
Motivational InterviewingTues, Feb 22 & Wed, Feb 23, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean
**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma AwarenessWed, Mar 2, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmTRADEN Consulting
Supervision and Facilitating Critical Incidents for Supervisors/Team LeadsWed, Mar 23 & Thurs, Mar 24, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean
First Aid and Physical Health**HIV, hepatitis C & Disease Prevention for Service Providers: Sex, Drugs & Human Rights! – Sessions 1 & 2Tues, Mar 29 & Wed, Mar 30, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmHIV Community Link
Please note to align with COVID-19 in-person gathering restrictions First Aid Training may be cancelled on short notice.
**Emergency First Aid/CPR & AED - Level CThurs, Jan 20, 20228:30 am – 5:00 pmAbout First Aid
**Emergency First Aid/CPR & AED - Level CThurs, Feb 24, 20228:30 am – 5:00 pmAbout First Aid
Blended Standard First Aid & CPR/AED - Level CThurs, Mar 17, 20228:30 am – 5:00 pmAbout First Aid
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 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.
info@recoverycoachesalberta.ca or contact Executive Director, Steve Gaspar @ steveg@recoverycoachesalberta.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/
RentSmart Education and Support SocietyRentSmart Certificate
RentSmart Basics
For the most recent training dates in Calgary, please see the Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/rentsmart-education-and-support-society-27077175671
Or visit the website https://rentsmarteducation.org/
Person-centred ApproachesMomentumMoney managementhttps://courses.momentum.org/
YW Calgary
Women’s Economic Prosperity (WEP) Initiative
Financial Empowerment
Money Matters
https://www.ywcalgary.ca/programs/womens-economic-prosperity/
Enviros Wilderness School AssociationFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) 101Contact Paula Yule at (403) 463-5249 or pyule@enviros.org
First Aid and Physical HealthHIV Community LinkOnline training and workshopsIf you would like to organize a private workshop for your staff/agency, please go to https://hivcl.org/take-a-training/ to find a list of all of available trainings.