**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

2021 Fall Training Schedule
TopicSession NameDateTimeName of Agency
Mental Health and Addictions**Suicide Assessment and Intervention – Sessions 1 & 2Tues, Sept 21 & Wed, Sept 22, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean
**A Harm Reduction Approach to Alberta's Overdose Crisis: Strategies to Engage with People using Opioids and StimulantsWed, Sept 29 & Thurs, Sept 30, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmWestside Harm Reduction
**Suicide Assessment and Intervention – Sessions 1 & 2Tues, Oct 26 & Wed, Oct 27, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean
Naughty Neurotransmitters - an Introduction to Mental Illness and AddictionTues, Nov 9 & Wed, Nov 10, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmThe Alex
Indigenous Cultural Awareness** Indigenous Awareness - Part 1Mon, Sept 13 & Tues, Sept 14, 20219:00 am – 12:00 pmScott McLean & Dion Simon
** Indigenous Awareness - Part 2Mon, Oct 18 & Tues, Oct 19, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean & Dion Simon
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta – Workshop Part 1Wed, Oct 6 & Thurs, Oct 7, 20211:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta – Workshop Part 2Wed, Dec 1 & Thurs, Dec 2, 20211:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
Diversity and Inclusion** Fostering Inclusion for LGBTQ2S people: A Training for the Homeless Serving SectorWed, Sept 8 & Thurs, Sept 9, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmCentre for Sexuality
** Leadership for Building an Inclusive Community Service OrganizationTues, Nov 16 & Wed, Nov 17, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmSatya Inc.
Organizational CapacityBuilding Capacity to Respond Supportively to Domestic ViolenceThurs, Sept 16, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmSagesse and Calgary Women’s Emergency
What's with all the Pills- Medication Education and SafetyThurs, Sept 23, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmMint Health + Drugs/Mint Communities
Residential Tenancy Act and HousingTues, Nov 23 & Wed, Nov 24, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmThe Calgary Drop In Centre
Person-centred Approaches**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma AwarenessWed, Sept 15, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmTRADEN Consulting
**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma AwarenessWed, Oct 13, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmTRADEN Consulting
Palliative Approaches to Care for Frontline WorkersWed, Oct 20 & Thurs, Oct 21, 20211:00 pm - 4:00 pmCalgary Allied Mobile Palliative Program (CAMPP)
Professional Wellness, Holistic Health, and Post-Traumatic GrowthTues, Nov 2 & Wed, Nov 3, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean
Supporting Homeless Adults Affected by FASDWed, Dec 8 & Thurs, Dec 9, 20219:00 am - 12:00 pmCalgary Fetal Alcohol Network
First Aid and Physical Health**HIV, hepatitis C & Disease Prevention for Service Providers: Sex, Drugs & Human Rights! – Sessions 1 & 2Wed, Dec 15 & Thurs, Dec 16, 20219:00 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, Oct 14, 20218:30 am – 5:00 pmAbout First Aid
**Emergency First Aid/CPR & AED - Level CThurs, Nov 18, 20218:30 am – 5:00 pmAbout First Aid

Free Community Training Resources
TopicTrainings Offered ByTraining OfferedWeb Link
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
Alberta Health Services“Wellness Exchange“

Free one-hour online courses for summer and fall

Five-course series covers topics ranging from connecting with others and building healthy relationships to managing physical and emotional reactions and positive activities.
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 ApproachesMoney ManagementMomentumhttps://courses.momentum.org/
YW Calgary
Women’s Economic Prosperity (WEP) Initiative
Financial Empowermenthttps://www.ywcalgary.ca/programs/womens-economic-prosperity/
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/request-a-presentation to find a list of all of available trainings.