Alberta Health Services is proud to offer FREE online programming for parents and caregivers of children and youth. Our aim is to increase awareness and reduce stigma of the mental health challenges that children and adolescents experience, provide parents and caregivers with evidence-based mental health information, and provide strategies that support mental wellness.
Our presenters are Mental Health Educators with extensive knowledge of addiction and mental health issues impacting children, adolescents, families and communities. Our team has a wealth of experience coming from a variety of backgrounds, including: child & youth development specialist, counselling, occupational therapy, nursing, psychology, social services, social work, & teaching. Our educational sessions and parenting groups are based on evidence-based information and best practices, along with the clinical experience of our staff.
Caregiver Education Sessions
The Caregiver Education Sessions focuses on the 3 R’s: reduce stigma, receive information, and reflect on strategies. Each session provides evidence-based research, common challenges faced by children and youth, possible treatment options, supportive strategies, and information/resources for further support.
Drop-In Parenting Series
These 90 minute drop-in online interactive and educational workshops are designed to help parents/caregivers learn foundational strategies that cultivate healthy relationships, strong child development, and resilient families.
Lunch & Learn Webinars
These 60 minute informational webinars are for parents/caregivers who are looking for information to strengthen their child’s/adolescent’s ability to thrive through life’s challenges and discover strategies that can help build resiliency and overall family wellness.