**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 InterventionWed, Sept 6 & Thurs, Sept 7, 20239:00 am to 12:00 pm Scott Mclean
**Suicide Assessment and InterventionWed, Oct 18 & Thurs, Oct 19, 20239:00 am to 12:00 pm Scott Mclean
Indigenous Cultural Awareness** Indigenous Awareness - Part 1Wed, Nov 29 & Thurs, Nov 30, 20239:00 am – 12:00 pmScott McLean & Dion Simon
** Indigenous Awareness - Part 2Wed, Dec 13 & Thurs, Dec 14, 20239:00 am – 12:00 pmScott McLean & Dion Simon
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta –Part 1Wed, Oct 4 & Thurs, Oct 5, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta - Part 2
*Prerequisite Part 1 within 1 year
Wed, Dec 6 & Thurs, Dec 7, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
Diversity and Inclusion** Leadership for Building an Inclusive Community Service OrganizationWed, Oct 11 &Thurs, Oct 12, 20231:00 pm - 4:00 pmSatya Inc.
** Fostering Inclusion for LGBTQ2S people: A Training for the Homeless Serving SectorTues, Nov 14 & Wed, Nov 15, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmCentre for Sexuality
Organizational CapacityBuilding Capacity to Respond Supportively to Domestic ViolenceTues, Oct 3, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmSagesse and Sagesse and Fear Is Not Love
Residential Tenancy Act and HousingWed, Oct 4 & Thurs, Oct 5, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmThe Calgary Drop In
Person-centred ApproachesProfessional Wellness, Holistic Health, and Post-Traumatic GrowthTues, Sept 12 & Wed, Sept 13, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmScott Mclean
**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma Awareness**
*IN PERSON TRAINING – Subject to cancellation on short notice
Thurs, Sept 14, 20239:00 am - 4:30 pmTRADEN
Vicarious Trauma - Strategies for ResilienceTues, Sept 26 & Wed, Sept 27, 20239:00 am to 12:00 pmCTRI
Motivational InterviewingWed, Oct 25 & Thurs, Oct 26, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmScott Mclean
**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma Awareness**
*IN PERSON TRAINING – Subject to cancellation on short notice
Thurs, Nov 2, 20239:00 am - 4:30 pmTRADEN
Trauma Sensitive and Trauma Informed Practice – Circle of CourageTues, Nov 7 & Wed, Nov 8, 20239:00 am to 12:00 pm Scott Mclean
Resisting Burnout & Vicarious Trauma & the Zone of FabulousnessWed, Dec 20 & Thurs, Dec 21, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pmVikki Reynolds
First Aid and Physical Health** HIV, Hepatitis C and Disease Prevention for Service ProvidersWed, Oct 11 &Thurs, Oct 12, 20239:00 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, Sept 28, 20238:00 am – 5:00 pmSt. John Ambulance
**Basic First Aid Level CThurs, Nov 23, 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 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.