Events

Introductory Motivational Interviewing Training

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective way of talking with people about CHANGE. Change is not always easy but using MI with your clients aids in the following: Helps them consider their own reasons for change Decreases their…

Keeping the Fun in Play While Preventing Falls

More children are injured falling out of beds than out of trees each year, yet many adults focus on new ways to constrain play. Today's children often lead sedentary lives with limited opportunities to explore the environment around…
Teaching Sex-Ed: Healthy Relationships and Consent

Teaching Sex-Ed: Healthy Relationships and Consent

This webinar will discuss the importance of teaching healthy relationships and consent as part of comprehensive sexuality education. Erica will outline methods to cultivate safe, supportive environments when teaching, explore strategies for…

Healthy Prenatal Development and Its Impact on the Early Years

This session will explore the impact of a healthy prenatal development on the early years (0 to 6 years old), as a foundation for lifelong health. It will cover what happens during fetal development and why it's important to understand it, how…

FASD throughout the lifespan

Having not received an FASD diagnosis until his late forties, RJ Formanek was startled to find how many of the strategies he had used throughout life were a result of FASD. In this webinar, RJ Formanek will share his experiences on how…

Introductory online Motivational Interviewing Training

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective way of talking with people about CHANGE. Change is not always easy but using MI with your clients: Helps them consider their own reasons for change Decreases their resistance to change …

How Early Attachment Relationships Impact Brain Development and What We Can Do

This session will explore how the brain develops, how attachment and healthy brain development are closely linked, and how healthy relationships nurture the capacity to manage stress and build resiliency. During the presentation, Megan, Jackie…

Developmental Considerations for Young Children in Care

This session will explore issues related to the exposure of young children to abuse, including delayed/disrupted attachment, short- and long-term impacts of stress and trauma, and strategies to support children who have been in care. …

Distracted parenting: Phones as both a support and hindrance to parenting and potential impacts on children

This session will explore what phone use means for parenting and early child development. During this presentation, Brandon will talk about parents' experiences with and feelings about their phones. He will present actionable strategies…

Strengthening Resilience in Times of Adversity

This session will explore why individuals have differences in their responses to adversity and how our positive and negative experiences exist in a delicate balance to determine developmental and mental health outcomes. During the presentation,…

Introductory online MI training

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective way of talking with people about CHANGE. Change is not always easy but using MI with your clients: Helps them consider their own reasons for change Decreases their resistance to change …

ACEs and PCEs: Strengthening Well-being Throughout the Lifespan

This session will explore the research around adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and positive/protective childhood experiences (PCEs), and how this knowledge can help us better understand the experiences and needs of children and families…

Using Motivational Interviewing to Engage Youth

On March 30, 2022, from 1:00PM-4:00PM, the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is offering a virtual training focussed on using motivatioal interviewing skills to open conversations and engage youth. This interactive workshop will provide adult…

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment: Training in the SBIRT Model – part 2

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce and prevent unhealthy substance use. This two-part workshop will cover:Using validated screening tools to effectively determine…

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment: Training in the SBIRT Model – part 1

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce and prevent unhealthy substance use. This two-part workshop will cover:Using validated screening tools to effectively determine…

Epigenetics and FASD

Summary: Prenatal exposure to alcohol can permanently affect fetal development and result in fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). In this webinar, Dr. McGraw will talk about the lasting epigenetic changes triggered by alcohol during gestation,…

Health Impacts of Environmental Toxic Exposures: Building Capacity for Education and Advocacy

This webinar is aimed at healthcare and service providers working with pregnant people, those planning a pregnancy, and families with infants. Exposure to environmental toxicants can have an impact on an individual's health and development,…
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Trauma-informed approaches to FASD prevention and support

A trauma-informed approach is one of the pillars to FASD prevention and an FASD-informed practice. We invite you to learn more about it in this full-day workshop encompassing:

2022 FASD Prevention Virtual Conference

The 2022 FASD Prevention Virtual Conference will offer participants the opportunity to gather during three days to examine the impacts of alcohol in communities and reflect on how we can create supportive environments to nurture change. …
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The Impact of Violence Against Women in the Perinatal Period

Events from childhood can influence a woman's current mothering experience, as well as her health and well-being. Fortunately, these experiences do not have to be the blueprint for the rest of her life. This session provides an overview…
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Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy

This webinar will examine the importance of healthy weight gain for having a healthy pregnancy. It will provide information on recommendations for the amount of weight gain during pregnancy, the benefits of gaining the recommended amount…
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Youth Grant Writing Workshop with Jacq Brasseur

As part of the Youth-led Community Health Grant Program, this workshop offers introductory skill-building for youth in the area of grant writing. The workshop aims to build youth capacity in the area of project planning and developing…

Hepatitis C and Pregnancy

A family physician's perspective on hepatitis C prevention, screening, and management in pregnancy and postpartum for parents and infant.

REACH (Real Education About Cannabis and Health) Resource Orientation

Are you interested in bringing cannabis education to the youth that you support? The legalization of cannabis in 2018 for adults over the age of 19 has raised questions, concerns, and interests for many Canadians, including youth. Please…