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Training
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Alberta Emergency After/Hours Caregiver Support
After-Hours Crisis Support Services for Caregivers
Pharmaceutical Nurse Supports Available
Lone Worker Safety Policy, Tools and Considerations
Mental Health Resources for Social Service Agencies & Workers
Natural Disasters – Supporting Client Trauma

ALIGN Presentation and Training Resources
New!
Video’s – Mental Wellness for Children and Youth in Care: Support for Caregivers Conference Jan, 2017
Video’s – ALIGN/AFPA Workshop – Celebrating and Supporting Diversity (LGBTQ) 2017
Video’s –  ALIGN/AFPA Workshop Drugs 101 With Jennie McLester AHS 2017
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ALIGN Collaborative Initiatives/Stakeholder

Leadership
ALIGN Leadership Development Program
Indigenous Thought Leader Symposium
Indigenous Advisory Group
CWLC Board Member Updates

Caregiver Network Client Focused Initiatives
ALIGN/AB GOV OBSD Newsletter
Alberta Mentoring Partnership
Allying With Indigenous Peoples: The Practice of Omanitew
Child Intervention Review Panel
Child Intervention Practice Framework (CIPF)
Early Intervention – Prevention and Early Intervention Framework
Elder Capacity Pilot
Family Finding
Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD)
Opioid Strategy
Pathways to Mental Health Making Every Step Count for Children in Care
Provincial Trauma Training Group
Signs of Safety
Transitioning From Care: A Guide for Caregivers Revised 2016

Tables/Stakeholder
Procurement Advisory Table (PAT)
Collaboration Table (Formerly The Foster Care Negotiation Table

Workforce & OHS Initiatives
Alberta Association for Safety Partnerships(AASP) as a Certifying Partner.
Bill 17 – Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act
Foundations of Caregiver Support (FCS)
Healthy Workplace, Wellness and Safety in the Child and Family Services Sector
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
National Standard Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace – COR/WCB
Workforce Alliance: Cross Association Workforce Survey

Alberta Government Resources
2017 Compensation Guide for Foster and Kinship Caregivers
Alberta Child Welfare Class Action
BABY DAWN: Bed-Sharing With Infants in Foster Care
Child Intervention Practice Framework (CIPF)
Child Intervention Review Panel
Because Young People Matter Report of the Residential Services Review Panel Feb 2016
Family Finding
Fentanyl & Opiate AB Education and Awareness Tools & Naloxone Kits
Foster Care Handbook
Foundations of Caregiver Support
Kinship Care Handbook and Orientation
LGBTQ2S-Youth-Housing-And-Shelter-Guidelines developed by the LGBTQ2S Youth Homelessness Working Group
OBSD Newsletter
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
Signs of Safety

Sector Agency/Organization Caregiver Resources
New Report from SAGE “Law & Governance of Secondary Data Use: Obligations of Not-For-Profit Organizations in Alberta”
CCAA New online evidence-based curriculum ADVANCED PRACTICE IN FORENSIC INTERVIEWING OF CHILDREN
CYDL Report June 7, 2017 Longitudinal Study, Experiences of Alberta Children and Youth Over Time, 2005-06 to 2010-11
Working with Youth to Enhance their Natural Supports: Practice Framework Burns Memorial Fund and United Way of Calgary 2017
Alberta Family Wellness Initiative AFWI
ACD Safe Bathing and Showering Training Manual and Video
Policywise Supporting Every Student Series 

Client Focused Activities, Tools and Resources
If you work directly with children or families visit our Pinterest boards. If you don’t have a pinterest account – it’s free to sign up and an great way to organize your resources or just view the resources we’ve posted on the boards below.
Pinterest Boards
Aboriginal
Abuse and Violence
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Brain Development
Child and Youth Care
Disability
Early Learning

Referral Directory of Free or Discounted Products, Events, Activities and Services
In the Family Resource section you can access directories with links to goods and services in Albertan’s that are free or discounted to low income Alberta like recreation, toys, school supplies, food, entertainment, hair cuts, medical/dental care and more!

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OBSD and Program/Client Evaluation Resources
Governance Resources
OHS Resources

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