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Meet the Experts:

Don Andrews  Don’s brings over 40 years of experience as an educator and school administrator in both public and private education systems.  He is renowned for bringing systems together for the benefit of students and families with complex needs.   Jodie Heywood Jodie brings a wealth of experience, having worked as…

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

This week is Eating Disorders Awareness Week! Eating Disorders Awareness Week is an international awareness event, fighting the myths and misunderstandings that surround anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and other eating disorders. Learn more by visiting the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) website.  

Kindness in the Classroom

Learn how kindness supports learning and health, including examples of how to model, practice and teach the concept of kindness.  Learn also the importance of self-care and get practical examples and tools to activate your own self-care practices.  LEARN MORE 

Meet an Expert: Theresa McIssac & Krista Warners

Theresa McIsaac is a Health Promotion Coordinator with Alberta Health Services, Healthy Children and Youth provincial team. Theresa has an MSc in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Alberta and is a Registered Dietitian. As a Health Promotion Coordinator, Theresa supports school jurisdictions to use a Comprehensive School Health (CSH)…

HMHC Learning Needs Survey 2019

School Staff & Families!  Below is the link to this year’s province-wide learning needs survey for Child & Adolescent Addiction and Mental Health! Please help us select course topics that are of most interest to you/most relevant to your work.  It will only take a few minutes!  Please feel free…

FASD: Supporting Students & Families

This 1.5 hour, intermediate level, module will provide you information about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, the etiology and manifestations, and how it may present, including strategies and resources to support students and their families. After completing this module you will be able to: Recognize common characteristics associated with FASD Understand…

Meet an Expert: Katerina Jansen & Meena Sangha

Katerina Jansen MC, has a Master of Counseling degree. She is a Registered Provisional Psychologist and the FASD Trainer for the Calgary Fetal Alcohol Network. Katerina has many years of experience working with individuals with FASD, and aims to assist others by providing tools to implement in their own practice.…

Cannabis: What Is It?

This presentation posted December  2018 and content is based on the past presentation What Is Cannabis?. This module reviews what cannabis is in relation to – the plant & product, research and medial effects. After completing this module you will be able to: Identify what cannabis is Discuss current research…

Meet an Expert: Julie Van Wensem

Julie Van Wensem is a Health Promotion Facilitator with Community Health Promotion Services, Child & Adolescent Addiction, Mental Health & Psychiatry Program or Alberta Health Services. The Community Health Promotion Services (CHPS) team works within the Calgary Zone to increase community connectedness, shift attitudes and beliefs around substance use and…