CES Sessions
All sessions are offered at no cost.

More Information Recorded sessions are presented in the Windows Media Video (WMV) format. Internet Explorer and/or Windows Media Player is required to view these sessions.
More Information WebEx sessions are being broadcast using the WebEx platform. Connect via your computer, smartphone, or tablet.
08 May 2018

Concussions: 101 - Heading In The Right Direction ** Also Available as a Webinar **

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

"So what's the deal with concussions? It's just a little bump to the head.......right?"
Would you know what to look for if your kid sustained a concussion? Would you know what to do?
Participants are provided with the most current information on the importance of recognizing and properly managing this invisible injury. Whether a parent, volunteer coach, athlete or health care professional... participants will leave feeling empowered in their ability recognize the signs and symptoms, and know what to do when a concussion is suspected. Further discussion surrounding resources and help available for those who are experiencing the long term effects of post-concussion syndrome.

Webinar Poster

10 May 2018

Personal Safety *Also available as a Webinar*

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Safety can be a very real concern for all adolescents and young adults, but especially for individuals with Autism. This presentation will include safety and security tips for staying safe in and around your community; including a home and in cyber space.


22 May 2018

Teens & Risk-Taking: Challenges & Opportunities

Noon - 1:00 PM

Teens are faced with making decisions about many new kinds of risk. Choices about drugs, alcohol, social media, relationships and sexuality can be life changing. Research shows that brain development continues until the mid 20s with the pleasure centre of the brain developing before the judgement centre. That is why teens often do not recognize the risk in the things they do or think about the bad things that can happen. Learn tips and tools to allow teens enough risk to grow yet manage risk so they are safe.


06 Jun 2018

TEEN SERIES Introduction to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity ** Also Available as a Webinar **

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn to understand sexual orientation, gender identity, related terms, values, and youth issues. Practical information about supporting youth, using inclusive language, and accessing local resources will be discussed.

01 Feb 2018

Boys and Girls Learn Differently: How Gender Differences Influence Learning and Behaviour

Available until: July 1, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The author of Raising Boys in a New Kind of World presents how gender differences have a profound influence on learning and behaviour. Boys’ brains and girls’ brains develop and operate very differently. Current brain research has revealed fascinating differences between the way males and females think and communicate. The implications for teaching and raising boys and girls are profound. Teachers and parents of both genders will benefit from this entertaining and enlightening workshop.


10 Jan 2018

Collaborative Problem Solving Approach for Children, Youth and Families

Available until: July 10, 2018 - 4:00 PM

1. To learn about the difference between triggers/expectations, lagging skills and challenging behavior.
2. To understand the rationale for helping children and youth develop 5 common lagging skills for better adaptation.
3. To learn the advantages of collaborative vs. coercive approaches with children and youth.


10 Jan 2018

Disability Tax Credit and RDSP Workshop

Available until: July 10, 2018 - 4:00 PM

The RDSP is a program for those that qualify for the Disability Tax Credit and are under the age of 60. There is up to $70,000 in grants and $20,000 in bonds that can be collected until their 49th year. Come get all your questions answered about he Disability Tax Credit and Registered Disability Saving Plan.


12 Jan 2018

Can One Story Change Everything?

Available until: July 12, 2018 - 4:00 PM

-Participants will develop an understanding of early brain development and its impact on health throughout life.
-Participants will learn about applying brain development knowledge into policies and practice.
-Participants will receive information about learning tools (including the new online Brain Story course)they can access to learn more.


18 Apr 2018

Curious About Cannabis

Available until: August 1, 2018 - 12:55 PM

Learn about cannabis, youth, and the pending legalization of this drug. Tools and resources will be shared to support you and your family.


12 Apr 2018

Videogaming and Youth

Available until: August 1, 2018 - 12:55 PM

Increase your comprehension of videogame culture, including popularity of play in Canada, pros and cons of play and signs of problematic use. Identify strategies to open up conversations at home, within your organization, or in the classroom that raise awareness and help people to make informed decisions. Session is run by Alberta Health Services, Youth Addiction Services.

Recorded Poster