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Exciting News!

Public Launch of Alberta Indigenous virtual Care Clinic

December 1st, 2020 11:00 ~ 12:00

This session will provide information regarding a NEW Alberta Indigenous service that offers same day medical care to rural and urban Indigenous.

Zoom connection information is available on the poster

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New Education Sessions

New Recovery Benefits What Happens After CERB?

December 8th, 2020 13:30 ~ 14:30

Target Audience: Service Providers and Community Members

Learning Outcomes: Representatives, from the Canada Revenue Agency, will share information and answer questions on the:

Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)

Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)

Zoom connection information is available on the poster

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Technology and the Teenage Brain

December 9th, 2020 10:30 ~ 12:00

Ohpekinowasowin / “Child Development” Learning Series, presented by Treaty 8

Learning Objectives:

Youth and Technology

Problems and Warning Signs

Strategies for Caregivers

Minimize, Mitigate, Be Mindful

Resources

Zoom connection information is available on the poster

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Mental Wellness during the Holiday Season

December 10th, 2020 10:30 ~ 12:00

Miyo-mâmitoneyihcikan / Kedìh ùùjón “Good Mind” Learning Series

Learning Objectives:         

-Connecting with family & friends and celebrating in a COVID safe way.

-Supporting those with limited support systems during the holidays.

Zoom connection information is available on the poster

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #16 Discussion

TBD 13:30 ~ 15:00

Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

Objectives:

Medical Officer of Health Update

Current Priority Topic

Community COVID-19 response Profile 

Time for additional questions from communities

Questions can be submitted in advance or at the end of the presentation to VChelp@FNTN.ca

Zoom connection information is available on the poster

New Recordings

  • Health Care Workers Mental Wellness

    Miyo-mâmitoneyihcikan / Kedìh ùùjón “Good Mind” Learning Series

    Session Learning Objectives:         

    • How do I know when I’m stressed?

    • What are some things I can do?

    • Nurturing self care.

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #15 Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current Priority Topic
    3. Community COVID-19 response Profile 
    4. Time for additional questions from communities

  • Reporting and Accounting for COVID-19 Funds

    Part 3

    Target Audience: Health Directors, Band Managers, Chief Financial Officers, Directors of Emergency Management, Education Directors, others dealing with COVID-19 funds

    FNIHB and RO will review the reporting required for the various COVID-19 funding and how to account for the funds.  Details and examples will be presented to help the Nations understand how the various streams of funding can be used in alignment with their funding agreement. Accounting considerations will be presented to help support and set up the Nations for their annual audit cycle.

    Zoom connection information is available on the poster

  • Indigenous Community Support Fund 2

    Part 2

    Target Audience: Health Directors, Band Managers, Chief Financial Officers, Directors of Emergency Management, Education Directors, others dealing with COVID-19 funds

    Learn about the Indigenous Community Support Fund round 2. The session will focus primarily on ICSF 2 Envelope 2 which is a proposal process to access additional COVID funds not covered by other streams. The application process will be reviewed with opportunity for Nations to ask questions on ICSF2.

  • ISC-Alberta COVID-19 Funding Overview

    COVID-19 Funding 4 Part Mini-Series

    Part 1

    Target Audience: Health Directors, Band Managers, Chief Financial Officers, Directors of Emergency Management, Education Directors, others dealing with COVID-19 funds

    Learn about the different streams of COVID-19 related funding provided by Indigenous Services Canada. The session will cover funding provided by both FNIHB and Regional Operations. Understand which streams were allocations and which streams are accessible via a proposal process. Basic eligibility of items under each fund will be covered. Where perimeter security is now funded. Content will be followed by question/answer period for Nations to ask questions.

  • Supporting Teen Parents

    Target Audience: Parents of teen parents and practitioners working with teen parents, including medical and educational

    Learning Outcomes:

    1. Adolescent brain development and its impact on adolescent parenting
    2. How teen parents navigating both adolescent challenges and adult challenges simultaneously
    3. Toxic positivity vs. validation and hope

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #14 Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current Priority Topic
    3. Community COVID-19 response Profile 
    4. Time for additional questions from communities

  • Elder Mental Wellness

    Miyo-mâmitoneyihcikan / Kedìh ùùjón “Good Mind” Learning Series

    Session Learning Objectives:         

    • Isolation and Lonliness
    • Elder Abuse
    • Dealing with Illness
    • Death of loss
    • Resources

  • Community Health Respiratory Syncytial Virus Inservice

    An opportunity to learn more about Respiratory Syncytial Virus.

  • 2020 Influenza Program - CDC Team

    Information on the 2020 Influenza immunization program, the pneumococcal vaccine, and anaphylaxis management will be provided by the CDC Team members. Attending the video conference, or watching the presentation once recorded, is required for NPs, RNs, LPNs, and paramedics who plan on administering the influenza and pneumococcal vaccines. The information in the video conference may also be of interest to other health care staff that assist with influenza clinics. Presentation will be provided closer to the video conference date.

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #13 Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current Priority Topic
    3. Community COVID-19 response Profile 
    4. Time for additional questions from communities

  • Lead, Feed, Share

    Arianna Johnson email: projects@foodbanksalberta.ca

     

    Target Audience: Anyone who is involved in food banking, social services, or human service. Anyone who is interested in increasing food security services within your community.

    Food Banks Alberta is the provincial association of food banks in Alberta with a mission to strengthen the impact of the food bank network by sharing best practices, innovations, and essential resources between members, stakeholders, and community partners. FBA is comprised of 97 member food banks across Alberta. Learn more here: http://foodbanksalberta.ca/. This session will focus on who Food Banks Alberta is, the importance and value in being a member of Food Banks Alberta, what resources we provide, and how we help you in feeding your community? We will also provide information on how we can help if your community does not have a food bank, and assist in making connection to a food bank near you and assist in developing these relationships to better serve your community.

  • Strengthening Family Dynamics

    Miyo-mâmitoneyihcikan / Kedìh ùùjón “Good Mind” Learning Series

    Session Learning Objectives:         

    • Boosting Mood Strategies
    • Coping with Stress (Family)
    • Understanding Over Crowding and Poverty and its impacts on the Family  
    • Healthy Family Dynamics

  • Managing acute methamphetamine toxicity

    A discussion on both behavioral and medication based strategies to provide support around clients who have acute methamphetamine toxicity and psychosis. 

    Learning Outcomes:

    • An understanding of the causes of meth toxicity and the complications related to this. 
    • An understanding of key descalation strategies  to limit poor outcomes. 
    • An understanding of pharmacotherapy management of toxiciy.

  • Becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator: How can you support your community?

    This session will discuss how you can help support people in your community living with diabetes by becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). We will review how CDEs can help enhance care in their community, details of the registration process, the CDE Certification exam, and options available for exam preparation.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the role of Certified Diabetes Educators
    • Identify requirements for CDE exam registration and maintenance of certification
    • Compare types of questions on exam
    • Outline exam preparation options

  • Developmental Pathways of Addiction and Mental Health impacts on Children and Youth

    The purpose of this session is to increase knowledge of risk factors that may lead to addiction, mental health, and concurrent disorders. Everyone experiences mental distress on a daily basis. When children or youth have difficulties coping with life pressures this may negatively impact their mental health and their families’ well-being.  This session will allow participants to explore resources that may help prevent and/or mitigate the outcomes of mental health issues.

     Speakers:

    Dr. Linda Kongnetiman, PhD MSW RSW Manager, Provincial Addiction & Mental Health, Information and CYFI Standards, AHS l

    Arianna Mestre Wong, MSc MSW Consultant, Provincial Addiction & Mental Health, Information and CYFI Standards, AHS

  • Q & A Session on Youth Solvent Abuse Centre Request for Proposal distributed August 18th

     

    EVALUATION

    The Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Subcommittee of Health Co-Management (HCoM) is seeking proposals from interested applicants to support enhanced treatment services to First Nations through the provision of a Youth Solvent Abuse Prevention Centre (YSAC) in Alberta.

    Target Audience:  All applicants (Health Centres; Treatment Centres)

    Hosted by:  Jennifer Horsnall and Kimberley Loh, Co Chairs of the Mental Health and Addictions Subcommittee

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #12 Scenario & Discussion

     

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

     Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current Priority Topic – Health and Safety of School Re-Entry
    3. Community COVID-19 response Profile - Blood Tribe & Maskwacis
    4. Time for additional questions from communities

     

  • Breaking Down Barriers in Health Care for Urban Indigenous

    Target Audience: Band members who are unsure of their coverage, frustrated by the medical system, need medical support or looking for quality health care referrals

    A free service helping First Nations people access quality health care for Feet, teeth, eyes and medicine.  We help with the paper work, make suggestions on where to go, guarentee that client will be treated with respect EVERY time. We become an advocate for the client to make sure there is no miscommunication, no run around, no wrong information and no abuse

  • Well-being, Connection & Self-care

    Learning Outcomes: 

    • Identify your core values (mind, body, spirit & heart) as a guide to your own wellbeing.
    • Benefits and tips on self care.
    • A greater understanding of sakihesowin -Cree word "I love myself"
    • You will learn a grounding/calming technique.

  • FNIHB-Alberta COVID-19 Health Needs Funding

    • Objectives:
      • Review the National Funding Guidance document on what items are eligible under the FNIHB COVID-19 Health Needs Funding.
      • Provide guidance to communities on how to prepare their submissions for Q2 (COVID related health needs expenses July – September)
      • Share information on the reporting required for COVID related funds provided through Indigenous Services Canada
      • Respond to community questions regarding FNIHB COVID-19 Health Needs Funding

  • Miyo-mâmitoneyihcikan / Kedìh ùùjón “Good Mind” Learning Series: Young Adult Mental Wellness

    Target Audience: Treaty 8 Health Directors, Mental Health Therapist, Community Based Workers

    Disscussion Topics

    • Young Adult Anxiety
    • Young Adult Depression
    • Healthy Friendships
    • Resources for referrals

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #11 Scenario & Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current priority topic
    3. Let’s work through some scenarios 
    4. Time for additional questions from communities

  • The Brain on Stress: Breaking through versus breaking down

    arget Audience: Teens, adults, educators, youth workers, parents, and support workers

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Gain a surface understanding of the brain and how it is built.
    • Gain insight into how adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and chronic stress affect our brain and body.
    • Gain insight into how ACE and chronic stress affect our overall health and wellness.
    • Learn simple tools for training the brain to remain grounded despite adversity and challenge.

  • Stress-busting Strategies! Tips and techniques to help manage feelings of anxiety and depression

    The COVID-19 crisis is causing stress for everyone, and many of us are dealing with feelings of anxiety and/or depression as a result. This presentation will look at anxiety and depression as normal reactions to stressful situations, and will give you some ideas of how you can cope with these feelings.

  • Gentle Chair Yoga

     

    Yoga is often translated to mean union and the practices of deliberate breathing (pranayama), physical postures (asana), and meditation may allow us to cultivate a compassionate curiosity (mindfulness) towards our experiences, thoughts, emotions and sensations thereby reducing stress, unraveling tension, and reclaiming the body. 

    Participants will

    • learn gentle chair-based yoga postures for easing tension and restoring mobility
    • Learn  breathing techniques for anchoring and calming the mind.
    • Learn simple meditation practice for increasing focus and insight

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #10 Scenario & Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current priority topic
    3. Let’s work through some scenarios 
    4. Community COVID-19 response Profile - Sturgeon Lake 
    5. Time for additional questions from communities

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #9 Scenario & Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current priority topic
    3. Let’s work through some scenarios 
    4. Community COVID-19 response Profile - Swan River
    5. Time for additional questions from communities

  • Harm Reduction Practice During a Pandemic, Presented by Treaty 8

    Learning Outcomes:  

    1. What is Harm Reduction from an Indigenous/Non-Indigenous Perspective
    2. Methadone Maintenance Programs and why?
    3. Harm Reduction versus Zero Tolerance
    4. The Pendulum of Harm Reduction
    5. Harm Reduction Approaches Responsible Use and Education
    6. Identification of Regional Resource

  • The Pendulum of Harm Reduction, Presented by Treaty 8 Health Authority of Alberta

    Harm Reduction: Harm reduction is a term that applies to policies, programs, and practices that aim to minimize the health, social, and economic consequences of substance abuse. Harm reduction acknowledges that many people will continue to abuse drugs and engage in other dangerous behaviors despite prevention efforts.  Harm Reduction accepts that many people are unwilling or unable to seek treatment. But while some people who use substances may not necessarily require treatment, it is helpful for them to be aware of resources that can help minimize harm from their alcohol/drug use.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Identifying Addiction and the Different Types of Addictions
    2. Understanding Harm Reduction from an Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Perspective
    3. Identifcation of approaches to support harm reduction activities and coping strategies

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #8 Scenario & Discussion

     

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current priority topic
    3. Let’s work through some scenarios 
    4. Guest presenter - Dr. Luanne Metz of Foothills Medical Centre
    5. Community COVID-19 response Profile - Goodfish
    6. Time for additional questions from communities.

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #7 Scenario & Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current priority topic
    3. Let’s work through some scenarios 
    4. Guest presenter - Dr. Luanne Metz of Foothills Medical Centre
    5. Time for additional questions from communities

  • CDC Update and Review for Nurses on COVID

    Review of case management and contract tracing for COVID-19.

     

  • Family Violence for Service Providers

    This workshop is for front line service providers who want to learn how to support someone in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Topics discussed include examining types of violence, understanding the role of power, responding to disclosures of violence, barriers faced by those targeted by violence, and understanding the impact of COVID-19.

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #6 Scenario & Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current priority topic
    3. Let’s work through some scenarios 
    4. Community COVID-19 response Profile - Beaver First Nation
    5. Time for additional questions from communities

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #5 Scenario & Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current priority topic
    3. Let’s work through some scenarios 
    4. Community COVID-19 response Profile - Kapawe'no
    5. Time for additional questions from communities

  • Promoting life and preventing suicide in Indigenous communities

    We will discuss Centre for Suicide Prevention’s programs and services with a focus on two specific life promotion initiatives: a suicide bereavement workshop and a life promotion guide for communities.  

    After this workshop, participants will learn:

    • what resources are available from Centre for Suicide Prevention
    • how care after a suicide can help a community heal and prevent future suicides
    • how a community can build a life promotion plan to prevent suicides and promote hope
    • about suicide prevention resources available to communities, including the workshop Walk With Me: A suicide bereavement workshop and the guide Community-led life promotion plans for Indigenous youth and communities

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #4 Scenario & Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Let’s work through some scenarios
    3. Current priority topic - RJ Bailot, Canadian Animal Task Force
    4. Community COVID-19 response Profile - Morley
    5. Time for additional questions from communities

  • Keeping Your Mental Game Strong: Maintaining Mental Health and Wellness Through The COVID Crisis

    This presentation will review how the COVID 19 presents unique challenges to maintaining our good mental health, and how we can work to overcome these challenges through building and connecting with our resilience. Additionally, sources of community and public health information will be shared.

    Learning Objectives 

    • Be able to define exactly what mental health is
    • Look at how the stress of COVID 19 presents challenges to maintaining our mental health
    • Explore the concept of resiliency and how it helps us through difficult times
    • Generate ideas about options for using self care and coping strategies to manage stress and build resiliency

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #3 Scenario & Discussion

     

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current priority topic
    3. Let’s work through some scenarios
    4. Community COVID-19 response Profile - Saddle Lake
    5. Time for additional questions from communities

     

     

     

  • DEALING WITH ANXIETY FOR TEENS

    Learning Objectives

    (1) Understand how and why anxiety develops…and how the present situation

    (2) Learn practical strategies to manage stress and anxiety

    (3) Learn how anxiety can actually work FOR you!

    Target Audience: Caregivers, parents and adolescents

  • Take Time to Breathe during these Changing Times: Support Strategies for Caregivers and Parents

    We find ourselves dealing with a new type of grief and loss with COVID-19…changes in our lives as people, employees and caregivers.  This can create expected (and unexpected) levels of anxiety and other mental health issues.  Learn some practical strategies to deal with stress to be the best version of you during these times.

    Target Audience: Anyone caregiver or parent who finds themselves struggling with increased anxiety, mood issues, frustration, sadness.

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: #2 Scenario & Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Medical Officer of Health Update
    2. Current priority topic
    3. Let’s work through some scenarios
    4. Community COVID-19 response Profile - Maskwacis
    5. Time for additional questions from communities

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID -19) Update – Scenario/Discussion

    Target Audience: Health Centre Staff & Congregate Living Facility Staff Objectives: 1. Medical Officer Health Update 2. Let’s work through some scenarios a. Congregate living guidelines b. Guidance for health care workers 3. Community COVID-19 response Profile 4. Time for additional questions from communities

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Q & A

    Target Audince: Health Centre Staff

    Objectives:

    1. Update on latest COVID-19 virology information

    2. Latest update on Alberta impact

    3. What online resources are available for COVID-19?

    4. Update on isolation and quarantine facilities

    5. What happens if there is a positive case in the community?

    6. Time for additional questions from communities 

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Contact Tracing and Testing

    Target Audience: Community Health and Home Care Nurses 

    The CDC Team will review activities required for case and contact follow up for COVID-19.

     

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - Facility Readiness: Environmental Cleaning

    Target Audience: Health centre staff, Long-term care facility/Elder’s Lodge staff, cleaning staff 

     Objectives:  

    • Short status update on COVID-19
    • Environmental cleaning for health facilities, long-term care facilities and Elder’s Lodges
    • Question period

  • Fact vs Fiction: Nutrition Myth Busting

    March is Nutrition Month! To kick off the FNIHB AB Nutrition Team's activities - join us for this videoconference on separating fact vs fiction when it comes to nutrition. In the world of nutrition information overload how do we keep straight if we should be cleansing, fasting, keto dieting, buying organic, or trying the latest superfood trends? Our Registered Dietitians will help you bust some common myths and give you the information you need to make healthy choices.

     

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID -19) Update

    Target Audience: First Nations Chiefs and Health Directors Objectives: Provide latest update on spread and impact of COVID-19, Outline key preparedness activities and FNIHB supports, Address questions

  • 1 of 3 CDC Team Immunization Biological Page Update

    FNIHB CDC will be transitioning over to using AHS biological pages for immunizations. This videoconference is for nurses who provide immunizations in First Nations This is the first of three sessions and will review AHS's biological pages for: DTaP-IPV-Hib-HB and DTaP-IPV-Hib Pneumococcal Conjugate 13 Rotavirus All of AHS's biological pages can be found at this website: https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/info/Page10802.aspx Please print the biological pages prior to the video conference.

  • Psychosis - Current Therapeutic Understandings and Approaches

    Logan McColl is an Occupational Therapist specializing in psychosocial rehabilitation for serious mental illness and other concerns.The experience of psychosis. Understanding & treatment of psychosis. How to empower individuals in living their meaningful lives, and to empower families in caring for loved ones

     

  • Alberta Opioid Response Surveillance Report: First Nations People

    This report has been compiled in collaboration by Alberta Health and Alberta First Nations Information Governance Centre.

  • Heart "Smarts"

    February is Heart Health Month! Join the FNIHB Nutrition Team for the latest and greatest in heart health

  • Medical Officers of Health Update on Novel Coronavirus

    Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause respiratory illness in people, ranging from mild common colds to severe illnesses. Others cause illness in animals. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people, and more rarely, these can then spread from person to person through close contact. Novel coronaviruses are new strains of the virus that have not been previously identified in humans.

  • Alzheimer Society Education Session

    Alzheimer Society will provide Tips & Techniques, whether you are a staff member or a family member, on how to support the person living with dementia.  If a person is repeating; not understanding why they can’t do something they always used to be able to; or even if they are expressing themselves in ways that they have not before, we will provide you with hints as to what you can do.

  • Transgender and Gender: The Basics

    What do you need to know to work competently with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) people? This seminar covers the basic competencies for working with TGNC people. 

  • Human Trafficking & Sexual Exploitation

    RCMP “KARE” is a Counter Exploitation Unit that investigates the deaths of several vulnerable missing persons in Alberta. Through investigational strategies, KARE strives to minimize the risk of murder to vulnerable missing persons within Alberta. These strategies have been developed throughout the implementation of the program and continue to evolve.

     

  • Nutrition and Mental Wellness

    Objectives: -To understand the link between nutrition and mental wellness -To understand how food choices and behaviors impact mental wellness -To identify nutrition strategies to enhance personal mental wellness

     

  • Syphilis in Alberta: An Update

    This presentation covers the current syphilis outbreak in Alberta, its epidemiology, the clinical picture of syphilis, its treatment and management, and the community’s public health response and follow up.

  • SAD Seasonal Affective Disorder

    For anyone who is interested in managing mental health concerns for themselves or others. This session will cover the “what exactly is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD”), the signs and symptoms, and what you can do to help alleviate the symptoms.

     

  • Facts about Food Allergies

    This session is a general overview to Food Allergies from the Nutrition Advisory Team First Nations and Inuit Health Branch. What a Food Allergy is, current allergy prevention guidlines, and how to manage some of the most common allergies.

     

  • Reviving Indigenous Midwifery

    Recount the history of the displacement of midwives and community-centered maternity care in Indigenous communities
    Understand the modern scope of practice of Registered Midwives, and their roles in improving maternal and perinatal health outcomes in communities through autonomous and collaborative care. Review pathways to midwifery education in Canada.

  • Grief & Loss: Learning to Companion Yourself and Others

    This session is about the journey of grief and loss. As professionals, we often companion others on their journeys. However, no one is a stranger to grief, so we will also learn how to companion ourselves in the grief journey.

  • Diabetes and Substance Abuse Disorder

    On World Diabetes Day, this session highlights some of the extra challenges someone may have living with diabetes and substance abuse issues. The presentation will include a brief review of basic diabetes information.

    This session is for anyone who is interested in learning more about diabetes and how to support someone living with diabetes.

  • Growing Up Online: A Toolkit for Service Providers Working with Children

    This presentation will provide service provider’s evidence – based practice information to use when they believe digital technology is problematic for children, youth or their families. Additionally, it will help service providers start conversations and carry out interventions and supports in partnership with children, youth and families.

  • Peer Support Schizophrenia

    Every presentation offers current facts about schizophrenia and similar disorders, and the impact of psychosis. Personal stories are shared to show the journey through illness and into recovery. Participants will gain knowledge of the value of peer support in recovery and gain insight into the effect schizophrenia can have on individuals. They will also learn about the programs offered by the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta (SSA), what supports and services are available through the program, as well as the referral process to access SSA programming.  Our goal is to reduce the stigma and discrimination related to mental illness through public education in Alberta communities.  

  • Suicide and Self Harm With Children and Youth

    This session will discuss Suicide and Self Harm with children and adolescent populations. We will discuss differences between Unsafe behaviors, Self-Harming Behaviors and Suicidality. This session will create understanding about warning signs and symptoms, and provide some ideas about how you can implement
    risk assessments and safety planning in the work that you do.

  • Are You At Risk For TB?

    Education for filling out the additions on the TB form.

  • FNIHB Immunization Update - Influenza Program

    FNIHB: Immunization Update - Influenza Program

  • Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) In Vulnerable Populations

    Watch this video to learn more about Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in vulnerable populations.

  • Harm Reduction Series: Clarity on Cannabis- Cannabis 101

    Join us for the tenth session in the Harm Reduction Series as we discuss the basics of non-medical cannabis, identify key health   evidence, and discuss harm reduction messages related to cannabis use. This session will also explore what legal cannabis means for young people, including tools to support meaningful conversations and other useful resources for individuals, families and communities.

  • Safer Communities Initiative: Everyone Deserves to be Protected

    The Safer Communities Initiative session will introduce people to an easy to use service designed to protect individuals in their daily lives. By using a phone app that connects the individual to trained responders 24 hours a day, the Initiative aims to provide a safety plan to anyone who may need help in a time of danger.  

  • Immunization Update

    FNIHB Immunization Update - September 2019

  • Potty Training Myths and Tips

    Are you struggling with toilet training? Do you just not know where to start? Do you want more information on how to support parents/guardians with toilet training success? Watch this video to learn about successful toilet training interventions. Danielle from Wee Potty will be joining us to discuss elimination communication and other potty training supports. 

  • Animal Exposures Update

    Environmental Public Health Services - Presentation on the updated animal exposures form, and updated process for animal exposure follow up.

  • Harm Reduction Series: Blood Tribe Addictions Framework- Building on Rich Stories and Deep Wisdom

    The Blood Tribe Addiction Framework, Kattakinoona Awaahkapiiyaawa – Bringing the Spirits Home, was developed in collaboration between the Blood Tribe Department of Health, the Blood Tribe Chief & Council and Alberta Health Services in response to the on-going impacts and effects of the opioid crisis.

  • Health Link 811

    In this session, you will have an introduction to 811 Health Link, the AHS provincial telephone registered nurse triage and health information line

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