Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters

  • Domestic Violence in Your Workplace: ACWS’ Domestic Violence and Your Workplace program provides businesses with the tools and supports to: recognize the signs of violence; appropriately help victims of violence that work for them; and protect their workplaces and employees at the same time.
  • Leading Change: Leading Change is about creating a cultural shift. A movement. ACWS is calling on you to Lead Change for those living in violence every day.

Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services

  • First Responder to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training: This training is intended to build the capacity of professionals, paraprofessionals, and community members to assess and respond effectively to disclosures of sexual assault and sexual abuse.
  • Counselling Adult Survivors of Sexual Violence: This 12-week online integrative course is designed for counselors, therapists, and other mental health practitioners who may wish to work with survivors of sexual violence, or who may be already working with survivors and would like to more deeply inform their counselling practice.

Canadian Red Cross

Canadian Red Cross offers different training through the year:

Early Childhood Development Support Services

Early Childhood Development Support Services offers different training through the year:

  • Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ/ASQ-SE)
  • Building Secure Relationships
  • Engaging with Challenging Behaviours
  • Group Facilitation
  • Handle with Care
  • How Temperament Influence the Early Learning Environment
  • Kids Have Stress Too!
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
  • Positive Team Dynamics Workshop Topics
  • Practice Documentation
  • Reflective Coaching and Mentoring
  • Relationship-Based Practice (Level 1)
  • Respond to Trauma in Early Childhood
  • Response Ability Pathways (RAP)
  • The Leadership Challenge
  • Trauma-Informed Care
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Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton

Family Violence Across the Lifespan

  • A 2-Day interactive and engaging workshop that gives service providers a basic understanding of family violence.  Participants will learn about types of abuse, the cycle of abuse, dispel common family violence myths, understand barriers, safety planning, and how to respond to disclosures. Participants will also examine the impacts of family violence on children, seniors, and in LGBTQ+ relationships.  This workshop aims to develop skills to identify, respond, and support clients within their organization and community. Contact info@todaycentre.ca for more information.

REACH Edmonton

  • Inter-cultural Competency Training: A meaningful understanding of a client’s ethnicity is essential for front-line workers. Our training will assist front-line workers/volunteers to respond with appropriate attitudes, behaviours and practices to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.
  • Trauma Informed Training: Trauma has touched the lives of many people in multiple ways throughout the world. Front-line workers require crucial knowledge and practical skills to understand the impacts of trauma and practical tools to enhance their work with survivors.
  • Working with Indigenous Clients: Understanding the historical and contemporary impacts of colonialism will enhance front-line workers’ ability to deliver services to Aboriginal clients.
  • Trauma-Informed Edmonton: TIE seeks to educate the public on being “trauma-informed” in their professional and personal lives: Ask people not what’s wrong with them, but rather about what happened to them.
  • Gang Awareness: Workplace training for front-line staff who work with vulnerable populations to raise awareness about gangs.

Strangulation Identification Training

Morag McLean, Registered Nurse & Strangulation Identification Specialist

  • The participant with knowledge and understanding of strangulation in domestic violence and sexual assault including; the mechanism of injury, the signs, and symptoms of strangulation and causes identifying and assessing victims, the short and long-term health implications of strangulation, informed consent, and erotic asphyxiation, and documenting and advocating for the victim.
  • On completion of this workshop, the participant will have a good understanding of strangulation and the process of identification, assessment, and care of strangulation victims Contact nathan@ciafv.com for more information.

Unlimited Potential Community Services

UPCS offers a variety of professional training: 

  • Standard First Aid/CPR Level C (2 days)
  • Suicide and Self-Harm Intervention (1 day)
  • Mental Health First Aid Basic (12 hours)
  • Mental Health First Aid Adults who Interact With Youth (14 hours)
  • Fundamentals of Non-Abusive Crisis Intervention and Personal Safety (1-day)
  • Fundamentals of Non-Abusive Crisis Intervention and Personal Safety (2-day)
  • Click here for more information