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Highlights of this Issue:

  • Seniors Facilities Safety Upgrading Plan
  • Continuing Care Business Model and Funding Working Group
  • DSL Collaborative Working Group

Issue:  #33,   8/18/2014

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ASCHA Upcoming Events

Monday, June 09, 2014 - Friday, October 17, 2014
Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc.Webinars

Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc.Webinars
Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc.

The Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Inc. is offering the following workshops in Alberta this Spring/Fall. Register early for Fall workshops and save 10%.

Edmonton:  October 15, 2014 (early rate deadline September 24)
Calgary:  October 17, 2014 (early rate deadline September 26)

Critical Incident Group Debriefing (CIGD) is a short-term group intervention process that focuses on an immediate crisis.   Participants of this skills based workshop will not only learn how to facilitate a group debriefing, but also have a better understanding of when a group debriefing might not be appropriate.  

Edmonton:  June 23, 2014 (limited space still available)
Edmonton:  October 14, 2014 (early rate September 23)
Calgary:  June 26, 2014 (limited space still available)
Calgary:  October 16, 2014 (early rate September 25)

This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication.  The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self- assessment of personal styles.


More workshops coming to Alberta this Spring/Fall:

COUNSELLING SKILLS - An Introduction and Overview
Calgary:  June 11-13; 
Edmonton:  June 18-20

HELPING CHILDREN - Practical Tools for Engaging and Supporting
Calgary:  November 12-13;
Edmonton:  November 19-20

MINDFULNESS COUNSELLING STRATEGIES - Activating Compassion and Regulation E
Edmonton:  December 8-9;
Calgary:  December 10-11

CHALLENGING BEHAVIOURS IN YOUTH - Strategies for Intervention
Calgary:  December 15

To qualify for 10% early rate, registration must be received 3 weeks prior to workshop.  Save an additional 5% if you pay online.

For information on fees and other services, please visit our website


Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - Friday, September 19, 2014
APHAA Fall Conference
The Banff Centre, Banff AB

APHAA Fall Conference

Registration Deadline: Deadline has passed, if you wish to register call Kent Fletcher at 780-498-1971 to determine if there is room.

Conference Overview

The fall 2014 conference will be held at The Banff Centre in beautiful Banff National Park Alberta.

The Banff Centre Leadership Group will be presenting a 1 1/2 day seminar focusing on Development of Personal Leadership.

Atomic Improv will be entertaining us at the Wednesday evening supper event

View/Download Preliminary Event Itinerary


Registration deadline has passed. If you wish to register please call 780-498-1971 and discuss your options with Kent Fletcher

Registration Deadline: Tuesday July 15, 2014

Hotel Information - The Banff Centre

The room block for the conference has been filled.

You may call the Banff Centre at 1-800-884-7574 and advise them your are attending the APHAA Conference and see if they have any rooms available. If not you will need to find your own accommodation in Banff.

Transportation from Calgary International Airport

APHAA delegates receive a 15% discount on the Banff Airporter for shuttle service between the Calgary Airport and Banff. This brings the price including GST to $50.74 One Way and $101.47 Return. Click  Proceed through the reservation and type aphaa in the Apply Promotional Code section on the final payment page to receive the discount.


Sunday, September 28, 2014 - Wednesday, October 01, 2014
BCSLA Conference

BCSLA Conference

Conference DatesSeptember 28 – 30, 2014

Location – The Delta Grand Okanagan - Kelowna, BC 

1-250-763-4500  Ask for the BCSLA group rate of $195.00 

Golf Tournament – September 28th! The BCSLA Trade Show is SOLD OUT!  Call the BCSLA office to be wait listed for a booth.604-689-5949

Registration is open for Conference Delegates. Click the link below to register or view the Schedule at a Glance

 Schedule at a glance



Friday, October 03, 2014 - Saturday, October 04, 2014
Alberta Managers Society Fall Workshop

Alberta Managers Society Fall Workshop

Alberta Managers Society (AMSSCH) Fall Workshop

Details to follow......

Friday, October 17, 2014
Southern Zone Meeting

Southern Zone Meeting

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Music Care Conference - Music Through the Lifespan
Calgary, AB

Music Care Conference - Music Through the Lifespan
Registration opening May 1, 2014
Music touches every part of us:  our bodies, emotions, minds, relationships and souls and can make a difference in our quality of life and well-being.  

Check the website for updates Music Care Conference Website

Music Care Conference Poster


Thursday, May 21, 2015 - Friday, May 22, 2015
2015 FACE IT: Elder Abuse Happens

2015 FACE IT: Elder Abuse Happens

Call for Presenters

When:  May 21 and May 22, 2015

Where:  Calgary, Alberta

Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Network in partnership with Alberta Health is proud to co-host the second conference, FACE IT: Elder Abuse Happens - 'Building Connections, Creating Solutions'. This two day conference focuses on issues, trends and looks at creative solutions to deal with Elder Abuse in Alberta.   

The objective of the conference is to bring educators and representatives of health, justice and social work together to build communities for creative solutions to elder abuse; and community stakeholders to explore ways to build a coordinated community response to address elder abuse.

FACE IT: Elder Abuse Happens Planning Committee invites submissions for presentations from individuals, groups and organizations. All proposals for presentations will be considered. Proposal selection will consider the submission’s ability to support this year’s conference theme ‘Building Connections, Creating Solutions’.   

Areas of interest for proposal development include:

  • Awareness and education on elder abuse for professionals

  • Developing skills using tools

  • Coordinated community response models working in communities

  • Protective laws and policies

  •  Rural initiatives

 For further information please contact Janet Schimmel email: or phone:     403-809-3508.

For details and to submit a proposal, please visit FACE IT: Elder Abuse Happens – ’Building Connections, Creating Solutions’ at:

Deadline for submissions is  September 30, 2014





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