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Did you know that we are also an IUD Clinic?
For more information or to register for any of the below workshops hosted through AB Health Services, link to their website:
Time To Get Up And Go To Work! Strategies to increase employment readiness *Also available as a Webinar*
March 12, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Ability Hub
In this presentation, participants will learn about the basic steps to gain and maintain successful employment. Beginning with pre-employment skills such as exploring interests, resume writing, and job searching, through to interview skills and other self-advocacy skills (e.g., seeking supports, disclosure), participants will learn about a variety of strategies to help individuals with autism be successful in the workforce.
Understanding the Brain and StressMarch 18, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hull Services - Social Room
This presentation will focus on increasing knowledge of brain development, brain functioning, the stress response system, the impact of trauma on the brain, and ways to increase functioning in the context of caregiving relationships. The lens from which these topics will be discussed is from Dr. Bruce Perry’s Neurosequential Model. This presentation will aim to increase caregiver compassion, flexibility and confidence.
Seeing through the VapeApril 1, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Windsong Heights School
Given e-cigarette popularity amongst young Canadians there are concerns about the possible adverse health effects, renormalization of smoking and tobacco uptake among youth, and other unforeseen consequences of their use. In this workshop you will gain knowledge about e-cigarettes and vaping, impacts of nicotine, appropriate prevention, identifying problematic use and legislation.
Taming Anxiety GremlinsApril 2, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Prince of Wales School
Anxiety is at epidemic levels among children and teens. This workshop will promote parent and teachers' understanding of anxiety and teach them how traditional ways of offering help may unwittingly feed into the child's worries and associated behaviours. Participants will learn effective tools to help children manage their anxiety to promote their resilience and overall well-being.
Little Warriors: Prevent It! Taking Action to Stop Child Sexual AbuseApril 15, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Crowfoot Public Library
The Prevent It! Taking Action to Stop Child Sexual Abuse workshop was developed by researchers in the department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta, utilizing leading scientific evidence.
The workshop is useful for parents, professionals and organizations that are:
- Interested in learning how to protect the children in their lives
- Seeking training for staff and volunteers in the prevention of child sexual abuse
After the workshop participants will feel empowered and be informed about child sexual abuse, healthy sexual development and how to reduce the risk of sexual abuse as responsible adults and organizations.
Anxiety in Elementary Aged ChildrenApril 16, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
West Springs School