All Workshops

Event Phone: 780.429.4787


  • Power of Play Session
    February 27, 2024
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Follow Up Session
    March 5, 2024
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

AHVNA is thrilled to be offering MindUp for Life! MindUp is an evidence-based program that is an easy to implement tool. MindUp helps educators support children to develop the mental fitness to build a happier, healthier and more balanced life. The MindUp Program teaches the strategies and skills you need to find optimism, build resilience Read more

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Day 4
    February 29, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 5
    March 7, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 6
    March 14, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Kimochi is a noun meaning ‘feeling’, ‘mind’, and ‘heart’, in Japanese. Our 6 video Watch Party sessions introduce you to the Kimochis® tools to support children in exploring and managing their feelings. Join us in watching & discussing videos made by Kimochis Curriculum Creator Ellen Dodge especially for AHVNA’s ECE training. Research has shown that Read more

Event Phone: 780.429.4787


  • Day 1
    March 2, 2024
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Day 2
    March 3, 2024
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

AHVNA is proud to be offering Mental Health First Aid for Early Childhood Educators. In partnership with the Government Alberta, AHVNA will provide PD funding ($17.50/hour) to licensed educators for the hours allotted to this training. This course is approximately 15 hours of training. In order to register, centres must be a member of AHVNA; one Read more

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Day 1
    March 6, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 2
    March 13, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 3
    March 20, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Introduction to Early and Infant Mental Health is a free online webinar series that “provides an overview of early development with a focus on infant mental health and factors that can support or hinder development. Theoretical models that can be used to understand behaviors and influencing factors will be explored and considered within the context Read more

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Day 1
    April 3, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 2
    April 10, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 3
    April 17, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Introduction to Early and Infant Mental Health is a free online webinar series that “provides an overview of early development with a focus on infant mental health and factors that can support or hinder development. Theoretical models that can be used to understand behaviors and influencing factors will be explored and considered within the context Read more

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Virtual Training Day 1
    April 20, 2024
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Virtual Training Day 2
    April 21, 2024
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

AHVNA is proud to be offering Mental Health First Aid for Early Childhood Educators. In partnership with the Government Alberta, AHVNA will provide PD funding to licensed educators for the hours allotted to this training. Funding will be mailed directly to Early Childhood Educators who register for training. In order to register, centres must be Read more