Fall 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 Addictions**Suicide Assessment and InterventionWed, Sept 14 & Thurs, Sept 15, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean
**Suicide Assessment and InterventionTues, Nov 8 & Wed, Nov 9, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean
**A Harm Reduction Approach to
Alberta's Overdose Crisis: Strategies to
Engage with People using Opioids and
Tues, Nov 15 & Wed, Nov 16, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmWestside Harm
Naughty Neurotransmitters - an Introduction to Mental Illness and
Tues, Sept 6 & Wed, Sept 7, 20221:00 pm - 4:00 pmThe Alex
Indigenous Cultural Awareness** Indigenous Awareness - Part 1Tues, Sept 6 & Wed, Sept 7, 20229:00 am – 12:00 pmScott McLean & Dion Simon
** Indigenous Awareness - Part 2Tues, Nov 1 & Wed, Nov 2, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean &
Dion Simon
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty
relationships in Alberta –Part 1
Wed, Oct 5 & Thurs, Oct 6, 20221:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
**Understanding Treaties and Treaty relationships in Alberta – Part 2
*Prerequisite Part 1 within 1 year
Wed, Dec 7 & Thurs, Dec 8, 20221:00 pm - 4:00 pmSara Solvey
Diversity and Inclusion** Fostering Inclusion for LGBTQ2S
people: A Training for the Homeless
Serving Sector
Thurs, Oct 13, 20221:00 pm - 4:00 pmCentre for Sexuality
** Leadership for Building an
Inclusive Community Service
Tues, Nov 29 & Wed, Nov 30, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmSatya Inc.
Organizational CapacityBuilding Capacity to Respond Supportively to Domestic ViolenceThurs, Oct 6, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmSagesse and Calgary
Women’s Emergency
What's with all the Pills- Medication Education and SafetyTues, Dec 6, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmMint Health + Drugs/Mint Communities
Residential Tenancy Act and HousingTues, Oct 11 & Wed, Oct 12, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmThe Calgary Drop In Centre
Resisting Burnout & Vicarious Trauma & the Zone of FabulousnessTues, Oct 18 & Wed, Oct 19, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmVikki Reynolds
Person-centred Approaches**Nonviolent Crisis Prevention and Trauma Awareness
*IN PERSON TRAINING - subject to cancellation on short notice
Tues, Sept 13,
8:30 am - 5:00 pmTRADEN
Professional Wellness, Holistic Health, and Post-Traumatic GrowthTues, Oct 26 & Wed, Oct 27, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmScott McLean
Supporting Homeless Adults Affected by FASDTues, Oct 4 & Wed, Oct 5, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pmCalgary Fetal Alcohol Network
First Aid and Physical Health**HIV, Hepatitis C & Disease Prevention for Service ProvidersWed, Sept 28 & Thurs, Sept 29, 20229:00 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, Sept 22, 20228:30 am – 5:00 pmAbout First Aid
**Emergency First Aid/CPR & AED - Level CThurs, Nov 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 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 Paula Yule at (403) 463-5249 or pyule@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: