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January 2018

Family Finding for Caregiver (Edmonton)

January 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm MST
Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall, 17700 - 87 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5T 4V4 Canada
Free

FAMILY FINDING FOR CAREGIVERS - SESSION DESCRIPTION Family Finding for Caregivers training is an excellent opportunity and will be of interest to all caregivers in Alberta. Whether you are foster parent, kinship parent, adoptive parent or group care worker, you are caring for a vulnerable child / youth and will find the information to be very valuable. Kevin has been contracted over the past several years by Alberta Children Services to provide Family Finding Training to Caseworkers. Some of the…

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50/10 Dinner January 24, 2018 Fantasyland Hotel W.E.M. Edmonton

January 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm MST
Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall, 17700 - 87 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5T 4V4 Canada

It’s has been 50 years of serving agencies in Alberta and how far we have come!

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ALIGN 2018 Annual Conference

January 25, 2018 @ 8:30 am - January 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm MST
Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall, 17700 - 87 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5T 4V4 Canada

Human Service Sector - Join Us January 25 - 26, 2018 at Fantasyland Hotel Edmonton AB

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February 2018

Three Pillar of Transforming CARE with Dr. Howard Bath (Red Deer)

February 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm MST
Radisson Hotel Red Deer, 6500-67 Street
Red Deer,
$100.00

The Three Pillars of Transforming Care distils the core propositions of trauma theory into a clear, concise and accessible framework for those providing care, mentoring and education for young people. It does not primarily target therapists or clinicians but residential workers, foster carers, kinship carers, teachers, and young justice workers as well as those that support, train and mentor them

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Decolonizing the Mind; Healing Through Neurodecolonization and Mindfulness with Dr. Michael Yellowbird (Calgary Feb, 26, 2018)

February 26, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm MST
Croatian Canadian Cultural Center, 3010-12 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
$100.00

Decolonizing the Mind; Healing Through Neurodecolonization and Mindfulness with Dr. Michael Yellowbird Calgary Feb 26, 2018 Learn the effects or colonization and decolonization; decolonizing social work approaches; neurodecolonization and mind and body approach; neuroscience and indigenous peoples; traditional mindfulness and contemplative; ancestral and palio eating and lifestyles; and rights of mother earth.

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Indigenous Thought Leader Day 2 (Edmonton) Exclusively for Executives and Senior Leaders in the Child Intervention Sector

February 27, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm MST
Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall, 17700 - 87 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5T 4V4 Canada
Free

Exclusively for Executives and Senior Leaders in the child intervention sector. In ceremony, Dr. Yellowbird will share knowledge and practice highlights from his research and community work on Indigenous health, leadership and cultural rights. The indigenous thought leaders’ day is intended
to enhance indigenous innovations and relationships in child intervention service delivery

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Decolonizing the Mind; Healing Through Neurodecolonization and Mindfulness with Dr. Michael Yellowbird (Edmonton February 28, 2018)

February 28, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm MST
Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall, 17700 - 87 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5T 4V4 Canada
$100.00

Decolonizing the Mind; Healing Through Neurodecolonization and Mindfulness with Dr. Michael Yellowbird (Edmonton February 28, 2018) Learn the effects or colonization and decolonization; decolonizing social work approaches; neurodecolonization and mind and body approach; neuroscience and indigenous peoples; traditional mindfulness and contemplative; ancestral and palio eating and lifestyles; and rights of mother earth.

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March 2018

A FREE Day of Training with Dr. Michael Ungar, Ph.D (Edmonton March 20, 2018)

March 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Ital-Canadian Seniors Centre, 9111-110 Ave.
Edmonton,
Free

Join us for a free day of training with Dr. Michael Ungar, Ph.D (Edmonton March 20, 2018) the founder and Director of the Resilience Research Centre at Dalhousie University. His ground-breaking work as a family therapist and resilience researcher is recognized around the world.

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Family Finding 4 day Boot Camp March 26 – 29, 2018 – Edmonton

March 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 29, 2018 @ 4:30 pm MDT

Family Finding Boot Camps are four-day immersion workshops for staff, supervisors and managers learning the philosophy, framework and skills of Family Finding practice. Participants work in small and medium sized teams, actually practicing Family Finding for children and youth who are in out-of-home care or supporting families who are new to child welfare, using their own files.

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April 2018

Let’s Talk About “Moments” In Ways That Matter Edmonton April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am MDT
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
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$50.00

In this workshop, we would like to share our reflections on facilitating conversations about simple, ordinary moments with practitioners, with parents, and amongst policy- and decision-makers.

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Trauma Informed Learning Series Day 3 Edmonton April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm MDT
Early Childhood Development Support Services, #101, 13025 St. Albert Trail
Edmonton, Alberta
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$100.00

The Trauma Informed Learning Series will support practitioners in identifying the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), the signs and symptoms of trauma, how to implement trauma informed practices (TIC) in their work and how to support TIC at the organizational level with reflective coaching and mentoring. The three part series can be taken individually or woven together for implementation.

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Trauma Informed Learning Series Day 3 Calgary April 30, 2018

April 30, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm MDT
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
$100.00

The Trauma Informed Learning Series will support practitioners in identifying the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), the signs and symptoms of trauma, how to implement trauma informed practices (TIC) in their work and how to support TIC at the organizational level with reflective coaching and mentoring. The three part series can be taken individually or woven together for implementation.

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May 2018

A Discussion with Mike DeGagne – Understanding How to Implement the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action Calgary May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm MDT
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
$50.00

Join us in Calgary May 7, 2018 for A Discussion with Mike DeGagne - Understanding How to Implement the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action into practice within children and family serving organizations. Dr. DeGagné has spent his entire career helping people and working to establish a vision and the conditions for reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. Starting with his work with provincial and federal agencies and governments, including Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and Health Canada,…

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A Discussion with Mike DeGagne Understanding How to Implement the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action Edmonton May 8, 2018

May 8, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm MDT
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
$50.00

Join us in Edmonton May 8, 2018 for A Discussion with Mike DeGagne - Understanding How to Implement the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action into practice within children and family serving organizations. Dr. DeGagné has spent his entire career helping people and working to establish a vision and the conditions for reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. Starting with his work with provincial and federal agencies and governments, including Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and Health Canada,…

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Family Finding 4 day Boot Camp May 15 – 18, 2018 Calgary

May 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - May 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm MDT
Marlborough Park Community Hall, 6021 Madigan Dr
NE Calgary, Alberta T2A 5G9
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Free

Family Finding Boot Camps are four-day immersion workshops for staff, supervisors and managers learning the philosophy, framework and skills of Family Finding practice. Participants work in small and medium sized teams, actually practicing Family Finding for children and youth who are in out-of-home care or supporting families who are new to child welfare, using their own files. Participants leave the immersion experience having: - learned and practiced the skills of Family Finding, - developed a sense of confidence in their…

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Allying with Indigenous Peoples – Cultural Solutions Calgary May 15-18, 2018

May 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - May 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm MDT
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
$300.00

This training is intended to provide professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge on working with Indigenous peoples through an educational and experiential opportunity.

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June 2018

Roadmap to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems for ALIGN Membership Edmonton Starting June 4, 2018

June 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm MDT
ALIGN Training Room, #258 Bonnie Doon Mall 8330-82nd Ave
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

Is your organization ready for the new OHS ACT? Roadmap to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems training will be delivered in a series of three 7.5 hour instructional/development sessions with each location having one final full day of overview and review session early in 2019.

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Roadmap to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems for ALIGN Membership Innisfail Starting June 5, 2018

June 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm MDT
McMan Central Region – Board Room, Unit 121, 4804-50 Street
Innisfail,
Free

Is your organization ready for the new OHS ACT? Roadmap to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems training will be delivered in a series of three 7.5 hour instructional/development sessions with each location having one final full day of overview and review session early in 2019.

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Family Finding 4 day Boot Camp June 5-8, 2018 Lethbridge

June 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - June 8, 2018 @ 4:30 pm MDT
German Canadian Club, 902 6 St N
Lethbridge, Alberta T1H 1Y2
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Free

Family Finding Boot Camps are four-day immersion workshops for staff, supervisors and managers learning the philosophy, framework and skills of Family Finding practice. Participants work in small and medium sized teams, actually practicing Family Finding for children and youth who are in out-of-home care or supporting families who are new to child welfare, using their own files. Participants leave the immersion experience having: - learned and practiced the skills of Family Finding, - developed a sense of confidence in their…

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Bill 30 Information Session Grande Prairie June 5, 2018

June 5, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm MDT
Signature Support Services, 8702 - 113 Street
Grande Prairie,
Free

ACDS and ALIGN have arranged a series of Bill 30 information sessions for the Human Services Sector in Alberta.

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Bill 30 Information Session Red Deer June 5, 2018

June 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
Heritage Family Services, #300 4825-47 Street
Red Deer, Alberta
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Free

ACDS and ALIGN have arranged a series of Bill 30 information sessions for the Human Services Sector in Alberta.

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Bill 30 Information Session Calgary June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
Prospect Human Services, 915 33 St NE
Calgary,

ACDS and ALIGN have arranged a series of Bill 30 information sessions for the Human Services Sector in Alberta.

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Bill 30 Information Session Edmonton June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
Bonnie Doon Mall Professional Services, #255 8330-82 Ave
Edmonton,
Free

ACDS and ALIGN have arranged a series of Bill 30 information sessions for the Human Services Sector in Alberta.

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Roadmap to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems for ALIGN Membership Lethbridge Starting June 11, 2018

June 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm MDT
McMan Lethbridge, 435 5th S.
Free

Is your organization ready for the new OHS ACT? Roadmap to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems training will be delivered in a series of three 7.5 hour instructional/development sessions with each location having one final full day of overview and review session early in 2019.

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Roadmap to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems for ALIGN Membership Calgary Starting June 12, 2018

June 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm MDT
Family Matters, 158 1440 52 St NE
Calgary,
Free

Is your organization ready for the new OHS ACT? Roadmap to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems training will be delivered in a series of three 7.5 hour instructional/development sessions with each location having one final full day of overview and review session early in 2019.

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Roadmap to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems for ALIGN Membership Edmonton Starting June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm MDT
ALIGN Training Room, #258 Bonnie Doon Mall 8330-82nd Ave
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

Is your organization ready for the new OHS ACT? Roadmap to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems training will be delivered in a series of three 7.5 hour instructional/development sessions with each location having one final full day of overview and review session early in 2019.

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EVENT FULL – REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED Foundations of Caregiver Support 101 Trauma Training Series Train the Trainer Edmonton June 18 – 21, 2018

June 18, 2018 @ 8:30 am - June 21, 2018 @ 4:30 pm MDT
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
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Free

ALIGN will be hosting train the trainer opportunities in your area in 2018 to give agencies the material to train their own staff and caregivers, as well, ALIGN will be hosting the training series in 2018/2019 for agencies staff and cargivers throughout the province.

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Sorting Through Hoarding Training Presentation Edmonton June 27, 2018

June 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm MDT
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
$75.00

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of Hoarding behaviour including an understanding of some of the underlying issues. Participants will also learn communication skills that relate specifically to dealing with hoarding situations as well as some hands on practical strategies. There will be an opportunity to view client videos, engage in learning activities and to discuss specific cases if required.

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July 2018

Foundations of Caregiver Support 101 Trauma Training Series Train the Trainer Calgary July 17 – 20, 2018

July 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - July 20, 2018 @ 4:30 pm MDT
Hull Services Social Room, 22666 Woodpark Ave S.W,
Calgary,
Free

ALIGN will be hosting train the trainer opportunities in your area in 2018 to give agencies the material to train their own staff and caregivers, as well, ALIGN will be hosting the training series in 2018/2019 for agencies staff and cargivers throughout the province.

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August 2018

The practice of omanitew Half Moon Lake August 14 – 17, 2018

August 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm MDT
Half Moon Lake, Half Moon Lake East of Sherewood Park
Edmonton, Alberta
$300.00

Address Detail to Be Posted Shorty. The practice of omanitew to celebrate your visitors, to make space for them physically and spiritually - is a core teaching and way of life in the iyiniw (First People, People of the Land) community. We need to make sure our visitors have the best, both while they are with us and when they leave. Our role is to honor their presence, provide emotional, physical, spiritual and mental support and to ensure that, when…

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October 2018

Module 1 Foundations of Caregiver Support Edmonton October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm MDT
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
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Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 1 Foundations of Caregiver Support Calgary October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 2 Foundations of Caregiver Support Edmonton Oct 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm MDT
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 2 Foundations of Caregiver Support Calgary October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - November 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm MDT
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Allying with Indigenous People Cultural Solutions Calgary Oct 23 – 26, 2018

October 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 26, 2018 @ 4:00 am MDT
Hull Services- Cultural Hall, 2266 Woodpark Avenue S.W. Alberta Canada
$350.00

This training is intended to provide professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge on working with Indigenous peoples through an educational and experiential opportunity. Over three and a half days (3.5), participants will gain a deeper understanding, and personal experience on Indigenous history and perspectives through various traditional teachings and protocols, and how these relate to the delivery of human services with Indigenous service users.

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Module 3 Foundations of Caregiver Support Edmonton October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm MDT
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 3 Foundations of Caregiver Support Calgary October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Hull Services Cultural Hall, 2266 Woodpark Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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November 2018

Module 4 Foundations of Caregiver Support Edmonton November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm MDT
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 4 Foundations of Caregiver Support Calgary November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 5 Foundation of Caregiver Support Edmonton November 9, 2018

November 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm MST
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 5 Foundation of Caregiver Support Calgary November 9, 2018

November 9, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm MST
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 1 & 2 Foundations of Caregiver Support Calgary November 16, 2018

November 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm MST
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 1 & 2 Foundation of Caregiver Support Edmonton November 16, 2018

November 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm MST
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 3 & 4 Foundations of Caregiver Support Calgary November 23, 2018

November 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm MST
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 3 & 4 Foundations of Caregiver Support Edmonton November 23, 2018

November 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm MST
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 5 Foundation of Caregiver Support Edmonton November 30, 2018

November 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm MST
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 1 Foundations of Caregiver Support Calgary November 30, 2018

November 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees

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Module 5 Foundation of Caregiver Support Calgary November 30, 2018

November 30, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm MST
Mahmawi-atoskiwin, 100, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Free

All Child Intervention and DFNA staff (including non-delegated and support staff), front-line workers, and all Foster parents will be required to take the training to achieve consistent, trauma-informed support for children and families across the province, at all levels. These training modules will be part of the Core Caregiver Training series for new caregivers and extra sessions will be held in the next 18 months to ensure existing caregivers also receive the training. These courses can be applied towards required supplemental training for families to maintain their licensing or support skill fees.

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Module 1 Foundations of Caregiver Support Edmonton November 30, 2018

November 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST
Ellerslie Rugby Park, 11004 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

Module 1 Edmonton - Colonization, Historical Trauma and Healing- Edmonton November 30, 2018 In 2015, Childrens Services (CS), with assistance from Blue Quills First Nations College, developed the initial Foundations of Caregiver Supports (FCS) with the vision that the infants, children and youth in Alberta are nurtured by empathetic, responsive caregivers who recognize and support their unique strengths and developmental needs.  From this framework, CS, ALIGN, AFKA and DFNAs collaboratively developed and piloted five training modules for caregivers on: child…

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December 2018

FULL Train the Trainer Foundations of Caregiver Support Edmonton December 4 -8, 2018

December 4, 2018 @ 8:30 am - December 6, 2018 @ 4:30 pm MST
Bennett Centre, 9703-94 st.
Edmonton, Alberta
Free

Alberta Children's Services adopted FCS to help staff and caregivers understand and support the strengths and developmental needs of children and youth, as well as understand the impact trauma, loss and grief have had on them and their families. The train the trainer session will equip trainers to train their own agency staff and caregivers. FCS is a set of five educational models to provide introductory training to caregiver.

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