Conference and Workshops

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Do you know any kids who have done Great Things despite being in difficult circumstances?  Here is your chance to nominate this special someone  between ages 5 to 18 for a Great Kids Award.  The nomination deadline is 4 pm on January 16, 2018.  See more information at this link  2018 GKA Extension AT and Web Content




Please check this link for details 2018 Conference CYCAA Call for Papers

The Provincial CYCAA Conference is in Edmonton May 30 to June 1, 2018 with  an exciting preconference presentation


CYCAA Members – Save the Date – May 30-June 1, 2018 – CYCAA Provincial Conference at MacEwan University in Edmonton.  More details will be posted as they become available


CMHA Conference June 4 and 5, 2018 – Now We Are Stronger – Deadline for Abstract Submissions is January 26, 2018

Download conference information CMHA2018_CallForAbstracts_Community_June4_5_Dec29


ALIGN – Workshop with Dr Michael Yellow Bird  “Decolonizing the Mine – Healing Through Neurodecolonization and Mindfulness” February 26, 2018 ALIGN – Decolonization Workshop Feb 26  In Edmonton Feb 26 and Calgary Feb 28   Register at


ALIGN Hosted Event  Edmonton/Calgary/Lethbridge/Red Deer     One day workshop with Dr. Nicole Sherren & Kerrie Moore from the Palix Foundation.  How  to Build Brains and the Connection between Inter-generational Trauma and Toxic Stress and the Role of Awareness in Healing for Indigenous Peoples.   Register soon, limited space   Palix – Intergenerational Trauma Session Registration

ALIGN Workshops in Edmonton January 24 and Calgary January 23   Conference Align Family Finding for Caregivers with Kevin Campbell


Community Initiatives Against Family Violence (CIAFV)

For Details and to register, please click on the following link:

CIAFV members receive 50% off when they use the offer code CIAFVMEMBER when registering!



Transitions can be a difficult time for many children. We are offering you the opportunity to increase your toolbox with additional skills and strategies. We will cover assessments, visual spport strategies and offering choices to the clients. Skill building supports for the client will also be explored including modeling and motivators.

View our On-Demand webinars here…Webinars on Demand