Addiction and Mental Health Training


Now We Are Stronger - June 4 & 5, 2018 (Edmonton)
10th Annual Addiction Day - June 1, 2018 (Calgary)
National Conference on Peer Support - May 6 - 8, 2018 (Calgary)
5th Annual Western Canada Addiction Forum - May 4 - 5, 2018 (Kelowna)
7th Annual Addiction Day and Networking Fair - Plenary Session Videos
Addiction Treatment Forum


Understanding Addictions (Calgary/Red Deer/Edmonton)
Too Much Stuff! Understanding Hoarding Behaviour, Interventions and Strategies - May 3, 2018 (Calgary)
Why people die by suicide - May 3, 2018 (Lethbridge)
Cognition, AHS Addiction and Mental Health Learning Events May 2018
Cognition, AHS Addiction and Mental Health Learning Events April 2018


Online Addiction Medicine Diploma
Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor Training
Concurrent Disorders Certificate Program
Counselling Adult Survivors of Sexual Violence
Developmental Disabilities & Mental Health
Falling Down: Problematic Substance Use in Later Life
First Nations Wellness/Addictions Counsellor Online Courses
Introduction to Addictions Studies - Medicine Hat College
Provincial Concurrent Capable Learning Series (PCCLS)
Suicide Prevention, Risk Assessment & Management (SPRAM)

Webinars/Videos/Online Resources

A Place Where I Belong: Community Making a Difference
Borderline Personality Disorder - Understanding and Supporting
Bullying - Responding for Prevention

Complex Needs Initiative - AHS in partnership with the Government of Alberta, Disability Services – Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD), are working together to help adults with an intellectual/developmental disability and mental health concern/illness plus complex service needs receive the care they need through a coordinated and integrated support system. (Complex Needs Initiative Website)

  • Sensory strategies in action for staff who work with individuals with complex service needs – Sept 15 (Calgary)
  • Communicating with professional staff who provide clinical suppor – Oct 19 (Edmonton)

Brain Story Certification - Palix Foundation
CAMH Opioid Dependence Treatment Core Course (Alberta Version) - University of Calgary
Case Management
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Common Trauma Responses Oct 16, 2017 - March 4, 2018
Concurrent Disorders Learning Series - AHS Addiction and Mental Health eLearning
Crisis Intervention
CTRI - Anxiety, Practical Intervention Strategies
Eating Disorder Pro Podcast: Body Image, Healthy Living, and Eating Disorder Awareness with Sarah Badger
Enhancing Concurrent Capability (EDD) Toolkit
Family/Couples/Social Supports
FASD and Women
FASD 2016 Learning Series
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Modules: 1. Prevention, 2. Diagnosis, 3. Recognition, Treatment and Support in One's Practice
Gender Informed Approaches in the Substance Use Field
Government of Alberta FASD Online Learning Series
Group Therapy
Harm Reduction
How Trauma-Informed is Your Organization?
How Brains are Built: The Core Story of Brain Development
Integrated Treatment Planning
Legal Measures to Contribute to Prevention of FASD, Effectiveness and Ethical Issues
Indigenous Health - Events & Resources
International/National Subject Matter Experts
Meeting Women where they are at: Community Makes a Difference
Mindfulness - Overview & Awareness
Opioid Replacement Therapy
The Power of Addiction and The Addiction of Power: Gabor Maté
Prevention/Health Promotion
Program Development/Implemenation/Evaluation
Record Keeping/Documentation
Record Keeping/Documentation
Returning to Our Medicines: Decolonizing and Indigenizing Approaches to Trauma & Health - April 26, 2017
Self-Injury Behaviour in Youth - Strategies for Helping - Part 2 Webinar

  • From Trauma-informed to Trauma-and-violence-informed
  • What it takes to be a Trauma-informed Organization
  • Reaching Youth through Sports: Trauma-informed Activity

Special Populations
Therapeutic Relationship
Tip 57: Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Sciences
Trauma-Informed Community of Practice
Treating Self-Destructive Behaviours in Trauma Survivors - Oct 13 - Nov 17
Understanding Addiction
Understanding Concurrent Disorders
Vicarious Trauma - Strategies for Resilience
What is Trauma Informed Care (AHS Online course)
What's New in FASD Research - May 20, 2015
What's new is really old: Trauma informed health practices through an understanding of historic trauma - April 21
Women of Substance - Short Film about women and addiction
7th Annual Addiction Day and Networking Fair - Plenary Session Videos


Press Releases/News Articles

Non for Profit Community

Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

Special Events/Meetings

National Addictons Awareness Week (NAAW) 2017