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COVID19 Community Resources

This list of resources has been assembled within AHS Calgary zone. Please read, use, and share widely. Many resources included apply across the province. Addiction & Mental Health  ·       2-1-1o   Mental health support ·       AHS:o   Help in Tough Times: https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/amh/Page16759.aspx ·       CDC:o   Mental Health &…

Meet our Expert: Maisha Syeda, PhD

Dr. Maisha Syeda, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Centre for School Mental Health at Western University. Dr. Syeda researches school- and community-based intervention development, adaptation, and evaluation, in the areas of newcomer mental health and resilience. Clinically, Dr. Syeda draws from trauma-informed mindfulness-based cognitive and acceptance-compassionate focused approaches…

School-based Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) Response Protocol

Considering implementing the NSSI Protocol? Ready to commit to the Protocol? This series of modules is designed to meet your needs, depended on your role within the Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) Protocol. For additional information about these modules please see individual course write-ups: NSSI Protocol: School Administrator (2019) NSSI Protocol: Point…

Meet the MORE team!

Meet the faces behind our program: Jess, Lisa, and Crystal. Jess is one of our Education Consultants and contributes a diverse range of experience from addictions counselling to leadership development to fine arts, offering creative insight and design thinking to the growth of our program and content production. Working with…

When Kindness Saves the Classroom…

Where others saw inevitable failure, Edmonton principle Brad Burns saw an opportunity for kindness to save the day. CBC Edmonton covers this story of a school’s kind and creative journey to success – read it here, then check out our Kindness in the Classroom course for more ideas you can…

That Kid, Your Child, My Student

MORE is excited to present our interpretation of blogger Amy Murray’s post, entitled Dear Parent: About THAT Kid… This open access, 5-minute module is for beginning teachers and other school staff with an interest in the topic of teacher confidentiality. LEARN MORE 2019/12/16

Meet our Expert: Amy Murray, B.Ed., M.S.

In addition to teaching and school administration at the Calgary French & International School, Amy Murray, B.Ed., M.S. has built her career working with children in settings ranging from summer camps to rec centres. She is a sought-after speaker and trainer on learning through play, self-regulation, and behavior management. She…