Introduction to Infant and Early Mental Health (Virtual Watch Party) April 2024

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • 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

Mental Health First Aid (Virtual) April 20th & 21st, 2024

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

Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem, experiencing the worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Just like physical first aid is provided until medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate support is found or until the crisis Read more

Kids Have Stress, Too! Preschool & Kindergarten (Virtual) April 20, 2024

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Kids Have Stress Too! 0-6 Virtual
    April 20, 2024
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This virtual training provides a comprehensive introduction to key aspects of early childhood and brain development, as well as the crucial role caregivers and educators, play in helping children learn effective stress-management strategies. For Early Childhood Educators working with children preschool & kindergarten aged. Training is from 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm. AHVNA members will Read more

ECE Kimochis Community of Practice: Topic TBD April 2024


  • ECE Kimochis Community of Practice: Topic TBD
    April 22, 2024
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AHVNA ECE training is excited to let you know about a new Kimochis opportunity – a chance to come together with other ECEs who have taken AHVNA’s Kimochis training to discuss and share your Kimochis practices with each other. You must have previously taken AHVNA’s ECE Kimochis Orientation training. We recognize that Kimochis is an ongoing Read more

Kimochis® Orientation and Training (Virtual Watch Party) April/May 2024

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Day 1
    April 23, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 2
    April 30, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 3
    May 7, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 4
    May 14, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 5
    May 21, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 6
    May 28, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Kimochi is a noun meaning ‘feeling’, ‘mind’, and ‘heart’, in Japanese. Research has shown that a focus on developing five core Social-Emotional Competencies provides positive outcomes for children. This training will be valuable for Educators as they support children through big feelings and engage families with practical activities which can be implemented at home.  Our Read more

Kids Have Stress Too! (Preschool & Kindergarten) Calgary (In Person) Saturday, April 27, 2024

Event Phone: 780.429.4787


  • KHST 0-6
    April 27, 2024
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Please note this registration is for Saturday, April 27th only. This one day in person training provides a comprehensive introduction to key aspects of early childhood and brain development, as well as the crucial role caregivers and educators, play in helping children learn effective stress-management strategies. For Early Childhood Educators working with children preschool & Read more

Kids Have Stress Too! (6-12 yrs) Calgary (In Person) Sunday, April 28, 2024

Event Phone: 780.429.4787


  • KHST 6-12
    April 28, 2024
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Please note this registration is for Sunday, April 28th only. This one day in person training provides educators with practical, developmentally appropriate, engaging activities for students aged 6 to 12. Stress Lessons is a resource designed to help you teach children how to manage stress today, and for the rest of their lives. This program Read more

MindUp for Life (Virtual) April/May 2024

Event Phone: 780.429.4787


  • Trauma informed learning environments session
    May 2, 2024
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Reflection & Goals Session
    May 9, 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

ECE Kimochis Community of Practice: Topic TBD May 2024


  • ECE Kimochis Community of Practice: Topic TBD
    May 22, 2024
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AHVNA ECE training is excited to let you know about a new Kimochis opportunity – a chance to come together with other ECEs who have taken AHVNA’s Kimochis training to discuss and share your Kimochis practices with each other. You must have previously taken AHVNA’s ECE Kimochis Orientation training. We recognize that Kimochis is an ongoing Read more

Mental Health First Aid (In Person) Calgary May 25th & 26th, 2024

Event Phone: 780.429.4787


  • Day 1
    May 25, 2024
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Day 2
    May 26, 2024
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem, experiencing the worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Just like physical first aid is provided until medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate support is found or until the Read more