Mental Health First Aid (in person) Calgary September 23rd and 24th, 2023

Event Phone: 780.429.4787


  • Day 2
    September 24, 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

AHVNA is proud to be offering Mental Health First Aid for Early Childhood Educators working with children ages 6-12 years old, predominantly in out of school programs. 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 Read more

MindUp for Out of School Educators (virtual) September/October 2023

Event Phone: 780.429.4787


  • Follow Up Session #1
    October 3, 2023
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Follow Up Session #2
    October 10, 2023
    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

Kimochis® Orientation and Training (Virtual) October/November 2023

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Day 1
    October 11, 2023
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 2
    October 18, 2023
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 3
    October 25, 2023
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 4
    November 1, 2023
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 5
    November 8, 2023
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 6
    November 15, 2023
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Kimochi is a noun meaning ‘feeling’, ‘mind’, and ‘heart’, in Japanese. Our 6 sessions to introduce you to the Kimochis® tools to support children in exploring and managing their feelings. This training will be valuable for Early Childhood Educators as you support children through those big feelings. The training is free to ECEs who work Read more

Mental Health First Aid (virtual) October 21st and 22nd, 2023

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Virtual Training Day 1
    October 21, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Virtual Training Day 2
    October 22, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

AHVNA is proud to be offering Mental Health First Aid for Early Childhood Educators working with children ages 6-12 years old, predominantly in out of school programs. 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 Read more

Kids Have Stress, Too! 0-6 yrs (Virtual) October 21st, 2023

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Kids Have Stress Too! 0-6 Virtual
    October 21, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

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 0-6 years of age. This training is 2.5 hours virtual. You will receive an email Read more

Kids Have Stress Too! 6-12 yrs (Virtual) October 21st, 2023

Event Phone: 780.429.4787


  • KHST
    October 21, 2023
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Kids Have Stress Too!® Tools and Activities for Classrooms Grades 1 to 3 and 4 to 6 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 Read more

Kids Have Stress Too! 0-6 years Edmonton (in person) November 4th, 2023

Event Phone: 780.429.4787


  • KHST 0-6
    November 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This 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 0-6 years of age. This training is approximately 5.5 hours PD funded hours (if Read more

Mental Health First Aid (virtual) November 18th and 19th, 2023

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Virtual Training Day 1
    November 18, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Virtual Training Day 2
    November 19, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

AHVNA is proud to be offering Mental Health First Aid for Early Childhood Educators working with children ages 6-12 years old, predominantly in out of school programs. 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 Read more

Introduction to Infant and Early Mental Health (Virtual) November 2023

Event Phone: 780-429-4787


  • Day 1
    November 21, 2023
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 2
    November 28, 2023
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Day 3
    December 5, 2023
    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