Current CES Sessions All sessions are offered at no cost.
Concurrent Disorders: When Drug Use and Mental Illness Occur Together
Available until: October 14, 2016 - Noon
This session will explore the spectrum of mental health, as well as youth mental health and substance use symptoms and issues. Concurrent disorders will be examined, including prevalence and risk and protective factors. Implications for the prevention of concurrent disorders and available resources will be discussed.
High Conflict Custody and Access/Parenting Disputes and Their Potential Impact on Children from the Perspective of Children's Counsel
Available until: October 14, 2016 - 10:00 AM
This session will present observations about High-Conflict Parenting disputes, why they are difficult to resolve, the nature of the individuals involved, how different professional groups perceive the disputes and the potential impact of these disputes on children.
Oral Health in the Early Years
Available until: November 1, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Community Oral Health, Alberta Health Services has developed a video called 'Oral Health in the Early Years' Alberta Health Services recognizes the importance of oral health. Babies teeth are a very important part of their overall health and development. This presentation will teach caregivers about children's oral health in the preschool years.
Social intervention for teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Importance, implications, and the PEERS program
Available until: November 30, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) present with primary challenges with social interaction that can be displayed across a number of domains of functioning. Importantly, the majority of social intervention programs focus on early childhood; however, the majority of teens with ASD demonstrate significant impairment in social skills that result in poor friendship quality and quality of life. The importance of social intervention for teens with ASD will be discussed, with an emphasis on one program (PEERS) currently being offered at the University of Calgary.
Victim Support Trauma K9
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
This presentation will discuss the history, use and success of the Calgary Police Service Trauma K9 'Hawk' who works with the Victim Assistance Unit to provide support to those impacted by crime and tragedy.