Caregiver Network Resource Index


ALIGN NEW
Now open for Registration Group Care Symposium Highlighting Global Research Edmonton February 7 – 8, 2019
ALIGN Correspondence from PDD Program Review – Discussion Guide and Presentation Invitations Nov, 2018
ALIGN Resource Bulletin – Charities and Nonprofits: Alberta Election 2019 News & Resources
Letter from ALIGN to The Honorable Rachel Notley Re: Bill 17 &30 October 19, 2018
New ALIGN Resource Directory Cannabis & Youth in Alberta: Resources/Information for Caregivers
ALIGN Sept 2018 ED Updates
ALIGN 2019 Political Tool Kit
Update Sept 2018 Roadmap to COR
Updates Care Worker Violence Prevention Focused Inspection Program
ALIGN TRAINING
ALIGN Conference Edmonton Jan 24-25, 2019 Open for Registration
Group Care Symposium Highlighting Global Research Edmonton February 7 – 8, 2019
ALIGN Presents Foundations of Caregiver Support 101 2018 – 2019 Dates/Locations
Allying with Indigenous People Cultural Solutions Calgary Feb 6 -8, 2018
Save The Date ALIGN 3rdGlobal Research on Group Care Symposium Feb 7-8, 2019 Edmonton
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GOVERNMENT & SECTOR NEWS
Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector Survey Deadline November 16, 2018
-If Passed Bill 26  Will Increase Core and Supplementary Benefits for AISH January 1, 2019
-Now Available! Order your Boland Survey Report to Make Informed Decisions Salary and HR Practices.
– PDD Program Review – Discussion Guide and Presentation Invitations Nov, 2018
Voices of Albertan’s With Disabilities: Invitation to Sign on to the Open Letter Accessible Canada Act Bill C-81
– CCVO Report Released State of the Alberta Nonprofit Sector 2018
-Important Announcement from Children’s Services Regarding Potential Mail Disruption
-Alberta Government Announcement Preventing Violence, Creating Healthy Communities October 18, 2018
-LGTBQ2S Youth/Young Adults Survey Regarding Their Experiences With Either the Children’s Services or Youth Justice System
-Autism Canada October 2018 New Autism Spectrum Disorders: National Safety and Search and Rescue Plan
-Alberta PS4LLC Caregiver Information Package October 2018

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Caregiver Network News
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ALIGN E.D. Correspondence
ALIGN Journals
ALIGN Newsletters and Bulletins
ALIGN Meetings
ALIGN Reports
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ALIGN Workshops

ALBERTA BUDGET AND POLITICAL NEWS
ALIGN Political Tool Kit
Alberta Budget News & Responses

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SECTOR AFTER HOURS
Emergency/After Hours Resources

LEADERSHIP (ALIGN Initiatives/Engagement/Collaboration/Stakeholder Participation)
ALIGN Leadership Development Program
Indigenous Thought Leader Series   (Update April 2018)
Indigenous Advisory Group (Updated September 2018)
CWLC Board Member Updates (Update September 2018)
PROGRAM/CLIENT FOCUSED (ALIGN Initiatives/Engagement/Collaboration/Stakeholder Participation)
Alberta Family Wellness Initiative AFWI
Alberta Mentoring Partnership
Allying With Indigenous Peoples: The Practice of Omanitew    (Update Sept 2018)
Bill 205 Advocates for Persons with Disabilities  (Update November 2018)
Cannabis & Youth in Alberta: Resources/Information for Caregivers (Updated October 2018)
Caregiver Information Package Alberta PS4LLC  2018 (Updated October 2018)
Child Intervention Review Panel & A Stronger, Safer Tomorrow Action Plan  (Update November 2018)
Child Intervention Practice Framework (CIPF)  (Update October 2018)
Disabilities Symposium Committee
Family Finding  (Update June 2018)
Family Support for Children with Disabilities & PDD Review (FSCD)  (Update November 2018)
Fentanyl & Opioids (Update Sept 2018)
Foundations of Caregiver Support (FCS)     (Update October 2018)
Mental Health & Suicide Action Plan (Update Sept 2018)
Pathways to Mental Health Making Every Step Count for Children in Care
Resiliency Framework (Previously Early Intervention Framework) (Update July 2018)
Signs of Safety (Update March 2018)
Transitioning From Care: A Guide for Caregivers Revised 2016 
CONTRACTING/PROCUREMENT (ALIGN Initiatives/Engagement/Collaboration/Stakeholder Participation)
Procurement Advisory Table (PAT)   (Update May 2018)
Collaboration Table (Formerly The Foster Care Negotiation Table
ALIGN/AB GOV OBSD Newsletter
WORKFORCE/OHS (ALIGN Initiatives/Engagement/Collaboration/Stakeholder Participation)
Alberta Association for Safety Partnerships(AASP) as a Certifying Partner (Road Map To COR) (Update Sept 2018)
Bill 17 – Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act  (Update Sept 2018)
Bill 30 Occupational Health and Safety Act  (Update August 2018)
Care Worker Violence Prevention Focused Inspection Program (Update Sept 2018)
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

ALIGN DOCUMENTS
ALIGN E.D. Correspondence
ALIGN Journals
ALIGN Newsletters and Bulletins
ALIGN Reports
ALIGN Presentation & Training  Materials

ALBERT GOVERNMENT
Alberta Government News Release: Standing up for Indigenous Families October 31, 2018
PDD Program Review – Discussion Guide and Presentation Invitations Nov, 2018
New Advocate for Persons with Disabilities October 30, 2018
Important Announcement from Children’s Services Regarding Potential Mail Disruption
Alberta Government  Preventing Violence, Creating Healthy Communities Grant October 18, 2018
Alberta PS4LLC Caregiver Information Package October 2018
Cannabis QA – Caregivers
Alberta Health Services drugsafe.ca
Alberta Cannabis Framework and legislation
Message from the Minister of Children’s Services, Action Plan and Upcoming Initiatives October 11, 2018
Launch of Indigenous Cultural Understanding Framework
Government of Alberta’s Anti-Racism Plan.
Letter from Community and Social Services Office of the Minister Ifran Sabir PDD Review Oct 2, 2018
Alberta OHS October 2018 eNews
Cannabis legalization in Alberta
Caregivers -Employment Standards Exceptions: Includes Am I a Caregiver?
Government of Alberta Child Intervention Fact Sheets – February 1, 2018
The foster care handbook : a guide for caregivers
2017 Compensation Guide for Foster and Kinship Caregivers
Alberta Child Welfare Class Action
BABY DAWN: Bed-Sharing With Infants in Foster Care
Because Young People Matter Report of the Residential Services Review Panel Feb 2016
Foster Care Handbook
Foundations of Caregiver Support 2015
Kinship Care Handbook and Orientation

AGENCY/ORGANIZATION DOCUMENTS
Rules of Engagement for Nonprofit Policy Advocacy By Lina Khatib, CCVO Policy Analyst Nov 2018
Voices of Albertan’s With Disabilities: Invitation to Sign on to the Open Letter Accessible Canada Act Bill C-81
OCYA Reports for 19-year-old Dakota, 14-year-old Lee and 17-year-old Susan Oct 2018.
CCVO Report Released State of the Alberta Nonprofit Sector 2018
New Autism Spectrum Disorders: National Safety and Search and Rescue Plan
CAMH Canada’s lower-risk cannabis use guidelines
How to talk to your kids about cannabis – Drugfreekidscanada.org
CCSA Canada Communication Guide Talking pot with youth A Cannabis Communication Guide for Youth Allies
Mowat Centre Report Peering into the Future – Reimaging Governance in the Nonprofit Sector Fall 2018
Why Nonprofits Matter: 3 Major Contributions of the Nonprofit Sector by Jessica Powell
Chronicle of Social Change Profiles in Permanence: What’s Being Done to Improve Adoptions and Guardianships Sept. 18, 2018
Kids Brain Health Network Crisis in Care: The Discussion on Transitions for Youth with Disabilities is Far from Over
McIntyre_Media Film (Dis)placed: Indigenous Youth and the Child Welfare System
CCVO Engaging Young Professionals in the Nonprofit Sector
PolicyWise Update Youth Mental Health Service Integrated Hubs
Dr. Bruce Perry Powerful Awareness Video The Impact of Exposure to Violence on a Child’s Developing Brain
ACSW Your Professional Duties Around Take Home Naloxone Kits
Sharing Data and Protecting Privacy: A Case Study from Alberta November 27, 2o17
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
TST-FC: Helping Caregivers Understand Trauma’s Impact on Children The Annie E Casey Foundation August 2017

Mental Health Care for Homeless Youth Report 2017,
Child Welfare and Youth Homelessness in Canada Report 2017
Opportunity Knocks: Prioritizing Canada’s Most Vulnerable Youth Report 2017.
CYDL Report June 7, 2017 Longitudinal Study, Experiences of Alberta Children and Youth Over Time, 2005-06 to 2010-11.
LGBTQ2S-Youth-Housing-And-Shelter-Guidelines
Working with Youth to Enhance their Natural Supports: Practice Framework Burns Memorial Fund and United Way of Calgary 2017

ACD Safe Bathing and Showering Training Manual and Video

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