Conference and Workshops

Disclaimer for Workshop and Employment Postings on the CYCAA Website

The Workshop and Job board on this website is provided as a support to our members. Those accessing the CYCAA website and using the workshop or job board must recognize that the association is not endorsing any of the content. The Child and Youth Care Association of Alberta does not take responsibility for the professional conduct, practice, and decisions of its members. As an individual accessing this information you are doing so of your own volition and will does hereby release and forever discharge the Child and Youth Care Association, and its officers, board, employees, and contractors, jointly and severally from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of damage, loss or injury, which hereafter may be sustained from engaging with any workshop or job that is or was accessed on this CYCAA website. To read the entire disclaimer click here Job board Disclaimer


ALIGN Strengthening Today, Building Tomorrow Conference–Call for Presenters

The ALIGN conference committee has begun planning for the upcoming January conference.  Below is the link for our call for presenters.  If you or anyone you know is interested in presenting, please fill out the attached form.
This will be the 10th anniversary of the ALIGN Strengthening Today, Building Tomorrow conference and we are excited to celebrate this milestone!  Thank you and we look forward to another successful conference.



ALIGN would like to invite the membership to join us for a discussion regarding the  Strategic Direction of ALIGN. We will be hosting meetings across the province in July. Please register for the city closest to you.  We look forward to seeing you in July.

Edmonton – July 17 –  1:00-4:00 pm

ALIGN office – #258, 8330-82 Ave. Bonnie Doon Mall, Edmonton, T6C 4E3


Lethbridge – July 18 – 1:00-4:00 pm

Lethbrigde College – Richardson Oilseed Room – 3000 College Drive South,Lethbridge, T1K 1L6


Calgary –     July 19 – 1:00-4:00 pm

Hull Services – Social Room – 22666 Woodpark Ave S.W, Calgary, T2W 2Z8


Red Deer –  July 20 – 10:00-2:00 pm

McMann – #121,4804-50 Street, Innisfail – T4G 1C2



Jack Hirose & Associates Inc.

Neufeld Institute Conference | Resilience, Recovery, & Relationship: Towards Flourishing Children & Youth | November 15 – 17 | Calgary

High Functioning Autism | November 21 | Edmonton

Healing & Treating Trauma, Addictions, and Related Disorders Conference | November 27-November 29 | Calgary

2 Day Advanced Mindfulness Training | December 4 – 5 | Edmonton

more details and information can be found at


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!


Attention Recent Child and Youth Care Graduates

Participate in a Study from Simon Fraser University:

“Investigating a “Rite of Passage” into a community of practice – A collaborative self-discovery into emergent Canadian Child and Youth Care practitioner self-concept during a public post-secondary education program”

For more information please  see Recruitment flyer-Mark Littlefield version2 feb24-2017

This study needs recent Child and Youth Care Graduates from across Canada!  Study will run from May to September, 2017.


Jack Hirose & Associates Inc.

Workshop #11: 3 Day Mindfulness Intensive  Date & Location: July 3-5, 2017  Banff, AB

Workshop #12: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Four-Day Intensive  Date & Location: July 17-20, 2017 Banff, AB

8:30am – 4:30pm (Days 1-3)

8:30am – 2:30pm (Day 4)

Detailed information for the above workshops can be found at Workshops

To register or for more information visit



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