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CALL FOR PRESENTERS – ALIGN’S 10th Annual Strengthening Today; Building Tomorrow Conference January 25 – 26, 2017 Edmonton, AB.

Child Intervention Review Panel Updates Submissions/Presentations

CYDL Report June 7, 2017 Longitudinal Study, Experiences of Alberta Children and Youth Over Time, 2005-06 to 2010-11.

New report, Embedding the Brain Story to Catalyze Sustainable Change for Children and Families outlines how the AFWI is poised for a significant strategic shift that will enable front-line benefits for children and families in Alberta and beyond.

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ALIGN Workshops
Sector Workshops
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
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
ALIGN Leadership Development Program
Alberta Mentoring Partnership – Youth In Care (YIC) Mentoring Project
Allying With Indigenous Peoples: The Practice of Omanitew
Child Intervention Review Panel
Child Intervention Practice Framework (CIPF)
Collaboration Table (Formerly The Foster Care Negotiation Table)
CWLC Board Member Updates
Family Finding
Foundations of Caregiver Support
Health, Wellness and Safety in the Child and Family Services Sector
Indigenous Advisory Group
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
Pathways to Mental Health Making Every Step Count for Children in Care
Signs of Safety

Transitioning From Care: A Guide for Caregivers Revised 2016
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
OBSD Newsletter
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
Signs of Safety
Alberta Agency/Organization Caregiver Resources

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
Abuse and Violence
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Brain Development
Child and Youth Care
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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