**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 2023 Training Schedule
TopicSession NameDateTimeName of Agency
Mental Health and Addictions**Suicide Assessment and InterventionTues, Apr 4 & Wed, Apr 5, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmScott McLean, PhD, BCFT, RSW
**A Harm Reduction Approach to Alberta's Overdose Crisis: Strategies to Engage with People using Opioids and StimulantsWed, June 14 & Thurs, June 15, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmWestside Harm Reduction
Indigenous Cultural Awareness**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta –Part 1Wed, Apr 12 & Thurs, Apr 13, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta - Part 2
*Prerequisite Part 1 within 1 year
Wed, May 31 & Thurs, June 1, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
Diversity and Inclusion**Diversity & Inclusion: Cultural Competency in Working with NewcomersTues, May 2 & Wed, May 3, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmCentre for Newcomers
**Reducing Stigma in the Homeless Sector through Trauma-and Violence-Informed CareTues, May 16 & Wed, May 17, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmCentre for Sexuality
Person-centred Approaches**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma Awareness
** *IN PERSON TRAINING – Subject to cancellation on short notice
Thurs, Apr 20, 20238:00 am - 5:00 pmTRADEN
Motivational InterviewingWed, May 24 & Thurs, May 25, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmScott Mclean
Creative Case ManagementTues, June 27 & Wed, June 28, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmKoru Training and Consulting
First Aid and Physical Health** HIV, Hepatitis C and Disease Prevention for Service ProvidersWed, June 7 & Thurs, June 8, 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/CPR & AED - Level CThurs, May 4, 20238:00 am – 5:00 pmSt. John Ambulance
**Emergency First Aid/CPR & AED - Level CThurs, June 29, 20238:00 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 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 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
https://calgarycasa.com/educationtraining/ children-youtheducation/ workshops/
CAEH – “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 Page
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
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:
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: