AVA Online Course Catalog

Please note that all AVA Online courses are hosted on RISE and are free to AVA Team Members.

AVA Foundation Courses

This 1-hour introductory course on Adversity, Gender-Based Violence and Health presented by Dr. Nicole Letourneau and Dr. Kendra Nixon covers the following topics:

  • ACES
  • Family Violence
  • Gender-Based Violence
  • Root Causes
  • Impacts on Girls’, Women’s and Gender-Diverse Peoples’ Health
  • Prevention
  • Policy

This 1-hour introductory course presented by CCDI Consulting Inc., 2023, introduces core concepts and principles to help you establish foundational knowledge of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) and will help you explore the benefits of creating an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible workplace and society. It also explores one of the most pervasive barriers to inclusion in the workplace and society – unconscious bias and you will learn to identify strategies to increase awareness and mitigate the impact of bias in the workplace.

This 1-hour introductory course on Implementation Science presented by Dr. Ian Graham covers the following topics:

  • Evidence – Practice gaps
  • Defining knowledge translation
  • End-of-project knowledge translation
  • Integrated knowledge translation
  • Implementation Science – an introduction

This is an in-depth course provided by the Alberta Family Wellness Initiative for anyone who wants to learn more about the science of brain development.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Explain how brains develop and how social interactions shape development
  • Describe the effects of stress on brain development, and the impact of adverse childhood experiences on physical and mental health outcomes, including addiction
  • Identify evidence-based approaches for children in the prevention, intervention, and treatment of childhood adversity
  • Describe the basic neurobiology of both substance and process addiction
  • Identify evidence-based approaches for adults in the prevention, intervention, and treatment of addiction
  • Identify ways to build the foundations of resilience in children and families

This course contains 19 self-paced modules of approximately 30 hours of instruction time. More information on the course can be found here.

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