Previous Webcasts

Employment

Assistive Technology in the Workplace

This webinar explores some of the assistive technology options that exist to accommodate individuals…

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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FASD

Understanding Clinical Pathways for Individuals with FASD and Mental Disorder/Addictions

In this webinar, experts will share information from an ongoing research project investigating…

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. MST
Length: 40 minutes

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FASD

Trauma-Informed FASD Prevention and Care

In this webinar, our presenters will discuss the issues of trauma-informed FASD prevention and care…

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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Employment

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health affects everyone. In this webinar, our presenters will discuss some of the important issues…

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

Mentoring Caregivers: The Lived Experience

This presentation explores the benefits of an FASD caregiver mentorship program and the …

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

Let’s Get Real: the FASD Prevention Conversation Adolescent Project

“The FASD Prevention Conversation: A Shared Responsibility,” is a province wide initiative funded by the …

Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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PDD

Information Sharing when Working with the Persons with Developmental Disabilities Program

This webinar will provide an overview of the Persons with Developmental…

Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. MST
Length: 1.5 hours

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FASD

Supporting Employment Success in Adults with FASD

Securing and maintaining employment for persons with FASD can be challenging. In this webinar, our presenters will discuss …

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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Employment

Interviewing – A Panel Discussion

Navigating the job interview process can be overwhelming, especially for persons with developmental disabilities. In this webinar…

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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Brain Injury

Parenting After a Brain Injury

There are several ways brain injury can impact a person’s ability to parent. Kristen and Debbie, both brain injury survivors, sit down with us to discuss…

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. MST
Length: 45 minutes

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Brain Injury

Effects of Drugs and Alcohol After Brain Injury

Continued drug and alcohol use can impact persons who have been affected by a brain injury. In this webinar, a panel of experts…

Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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Brain Injury

Stepping Stones Triple P as Explained by Practitioners

What is Stepping Stones Triple P and how does it benefit parents who have children with disabilities?

Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

Housing and FASD – A Panel Discussion

There are many issues related to finding housing for persons with FASD. In this webinar, the panel will share…

Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

Stigma in FASD: Implications for FASD Across the Lifespan and Prevention

Stigma can influence prevention, diagnosis and intervention in FASD. This can only be changed through…

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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OPGT

Roles and Responsibilities of an Agent on a Personal Directive

What does it mean to be named an agent in a personal directive? This webinar will explain…

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. MST
Length: 45 minutes

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Brain Injury

Primary Health Care in Alberta – Health Homes

Alberta Health is working towards establishing a Health Home that will act as home base within the…

Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. MST
Length: 90 minutes

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OPGT

Specific Decision Making: A Decision Making Option

This webcast presentation will look at questions such as, “what is specific decision making?”…

Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. MST
Length: 45 minutes

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FASD

FASD Clinical Consultation Model: A Pilot Study

This is a pre-recorded presentation however, presenters will be available to answer questions live after the pre-recorded portion ends…

Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. MST
Length: 45 minutes

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Employment

The Power of Collaboration – DEAM 2017

In this webcast, our presenters from the DEAM 2017 Steering Committee will share information on the current state of disability services …

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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OPGT

Trusteeship

This presentation will discuss the role of the Public Trustee…

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. MST
Length: 45 minutes

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Employment

DEAM 2017 – Employer Supports and Advice Panel

This panel discussion will bring together employer representatives and support organizations…

Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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Brain Injury

Driving After a Brain Injury

In this webcast, our presenter will review brain injury related challenges…

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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OPGT

The Role of the Public Guardian

This presentation will discuss the roles and responsibilities of the Public Guardian…

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. MST
Length: Forty-five minutes

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FASD

The FASD Strategic Plan – An Update

In 2006, the Government of Alberta developed a 10-Year Strategic Plan to address FASD…

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. MST
Length: 40 minutes

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FASD

PCAP 101 for Supervisors

This PCAP Supervisor training will cover essential information for supervisors, network coordinators and others…

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MST
Length: 2 hours

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Employment

Foothills First – Catch the Rural Wave

Foothills SNAPS provides a variety of supports to individuals and families across age groups…

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

FASD and the Law – A Moderated Discussion

This moderated interview will seek to answer questions and give expert guidance about navigating the legal system…

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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PDD

Sharing Information Requirements When Working with Service Delivery Partners

This webcast will provide an overview of information sharing requirements for government staff and funded…

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MST
Length: 2 hours

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Employment

Finding Employment Placements in Challenging Economic Times

This panel discussion will bring together a group of employers who have been actively involved in finding…

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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OPGT

Completing an AGTA Application

The webcast presentation will provide you with an explanation of the process of completing an AGTA application.

Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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FASD

FASD and Justice – A Moderated Discussion

This moderated interview will seek to answer questions and give expert guidance about navigating the justice system…

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. MST
Length: Forty-five minutes

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Employment

The Little Things That Make A Difference

In this panel presentation we will discuss the small accommodations that can make a big difference when creating an inclusive and inviting workplace….

Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Length: One hour

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Employment

Service Dogs – An Info Session

In this interview style webcast, we will take some time to explore the topic of service dogs…

Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. MST
Length: Forty-five minutes

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OPGT

Credit Counselling for Vulnerable Albertans and Their Trustees and Financial Support Networks

This webcast is designed to provide important credit council to vulnerable…

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

FASD and Women

FASD impacts everyone differently however when coupled with childhood trauma it can lead to layers of victimization…

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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Brain Injury

Aphasia: An Intro and How to Stop Communication Breakdown

In this webcast, we will take time to talk about Aphasia in general and …

Date: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Time: 2:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

Transitioning to Adulthood Panel Discussion

This panel will be focused on talking about some of the issues faced by persons…

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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Brain Injury

The Caregivers: A Panel Discussion

This webcast panel discussion will focus on the caregivers themselves…

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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Employment

Innovations in Employment

This webcast will explore the topic of innovation and touch on how companies …

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. MST
Length: 50 minutes

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Brain Injury

Who Cares for the Caregiver?

When someone experiences a brain injury or other trauma, the family and …

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour 15 minutes

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FASD

Operationalizing FASD Best Practice Research

When someone experiences a brain injury or other trauma, the family and …

Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Brain Injury

Navigating Brain Injury Care in Alberta: Successes, Challenges and Future Therapies

This presentation will review brain injury care as a public health …

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour 15 minutes

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Employment

North Central Employment First Initiative Fund Project: Our Approach to Customized Employment

In this webcast, presenters will be speaking about …

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

Approaching FASD in the Classroom

In this webcast, we will be interviewing two education professionals …

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

Creating a Culture of Respect: Exploring Gender and Sexual Diversity

In this fun and interactive webinar session, participants can expect …

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. MST
Length: 1 hour 15 minutes

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Brain Injury

Transitioning to the Community

Since 2008, The Steadward Centre Community Exercise Transition …

Date: Thursday, November 17th, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MST
Length: 1 hour

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OPGT

Capacity Assessment

Capacity Assessments are an integral part of the process for determining an individual’s need for a substitute decision maker …

Date:Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. MST
Length: 45 minutes

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OPGT

Estates of Deceased Persons

This presentation will discuss the role the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee plays in the administration of the estates of deceased persons …

Date:Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Length: 45 minutes

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FASD

Mentoring & FASD

Presenters will discuss mentoring both youth and adults and address the strengths and challenges of implementing these strategies…

Date: Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 45 minutes

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FASD

Supporting Students with FASD Through Formal Mentorship

This presentation will detail the (WRaP) projects’ use of…

Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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OPGT

The Official Guardian

The Official Guardian webinar will provide details on the important “Official Guardian” function…

Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Length: 45 minutes

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Brain Injury

Plateau: Fact or Fiction? Current Neuroplasticity Research and Ideas for Promoting Long Term Functional Change

Date:Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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OPGT

Informal Benefits Administration

This webcast provides information about informal benefit administration for individuals that require assistance to manage their funds

Date:Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Length: 45 minutes

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Brain Injury

Abuse Prevention and Response

Date: July 20th, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Length: 45 minutes

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FASD

Neurorelational Framework (NRF): An innovative approach to understanding FASD and guiding interventions

This presentation will include an overview of NRF …

Date:Wednesday, July 20st, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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PDD

Abuse Prevention and Response

The webcast will provide an overview of the APRP that is accessible to a broader audience online. While this presentation is very helpful in introducing people …

Date:Wednesday, July 20st, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

Professionals Without Parachutes

In this presentation we will discuss the Professionals Without Parachutes (PWP) training model…

Date: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Employment

Return on Disability

In this pre-recorded talk, Rich Donovan makes the case that disability directly touches 53% of global consumers…

Date: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Brain Injury

Acute Concussion Management: Choosing Wisely and Avoiding Complications

This presentation will provide the current approach for acute concussion management…

Date: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

Best Practices for Supports

This presentation will cover current best practices for supports serving the FASD community…

Date: Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Employment

Working with Supports – a Panel Discussion

This presentation will review current research and best practices around the subject of FASD and Homelessness…

Date: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Length: 1 hour

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Brain Injury

The Stigma of Brain Injury and Rehabilitation into the Community

This presentation will cover issues related to brain injury…

Date: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 15 minutes

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FASD

Siksika Health Services FASD Program: A Case Study

The Siksika FASD program delivers the three pillars of services: assessment and diagnosis, awareness and prevention…

Date: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Length: 1 hour

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OPGT

The Duties of a Private Guardian and Private Trustee

This webcast will provide information on the duties of a guardian and a trustee as well as some tips…

Date: Thursday, April 21st, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Length: 1 hour

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Employment

Self-Employment and Micro-Business Opportunities

A discussion among people who have experienced the trials and successes of setting up and maintaining…

Date: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

A guideline for diagnosis across the lifespan

This presentation will focus on the recommendations in the recently revised Canadian FASD…

Date: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Brain Injury

Relationships and Brain Injury: Part 2

This presentation will expand on last year’s webcast on the same topic…

Date: Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

FASD and Justice

Representatives from both the youth and adult justice programs operating in Lethbridge and the southern Alberta region…

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Employment

Youth Employment: Part 2

An introduction and update to several youth employment projects that are underway through various agencies in Alberta…

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Length: 1 hour

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OPGT

An Overview of AGTA Decision Making Options

This webcast will look at some important and often misunderstood considerations…

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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FASD

FASD and the Law

A look at some of the major issues, findings, and practices around FASD and the court system…

Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Length: 1 hour

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Employment

Panel Discussion 2: Starting a New Job and Advancing Your Career

This panel discussion will address questions and issues…

Date: Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Length: 1 hour

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OPGT

Agent & Attorney Duties and Authority

Has someone named you to act as their decision maker in a personal directive or enduring power of attorney?

Date: Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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FASD

FASD: A Prevention Conversation

Panel participants will discuss the harmful effects of alcohol and pregnancy and how a province-wide…

Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Brain Injury

Strike out Stroke

This presentation will address stroke starting from its very definition and will offer helpful tips to reduce…

Date:Thursday, January 21st, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Length: 1 hour

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Employment

Panel Discussion 1: Finding and Interviewing for a Job

Tune in for a panel discussion on topics related to searching, applying and interviewing for a job…

Date: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Length: 1 hour

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FASD

Panel Discussion: Supportive Housing for people with FASD

The panel will include people who have developed FASD supportive…

Date: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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OPGT

Advanced Planning: Personal Directive & Enduring Power of Attorney

Staff with the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee…

Date: Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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FASD

FASD and Homelessness

This presentation will review current research and best practices around the subject of FASD and Homelessness…

Date: Friday December 4, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

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