Training Opportunities

At weekly Community Conversations, participants share information about social trends and challenges residents are facing. Based on these discussions and the trends that are identified, Community Development seeks funding to offer the community training.

Recent sessions:

Better together speaker series poster

Watch the Better Together Speaker Series recordings.

The Better Together series was organized by the Municipality of Jasper and funded by Alberta Health Services(AHS) Better Together. All sessions are reflective of the challenges and trends the community has discussed at Community Conversations.

  • Jennifer RussellRegistered Psychologist, speaks on: Vicarious Trauma and Self-Care Strategies
  • Mackenzie BrownDevelopment Manager for Indigenous Tourism Alberta, speaks on: Cultivating Positive Indigenous Relations in Our Work
  • Ryan VergeAddictions Counsellor with AHS, speaks on: Navigating the Increase in Screen Use
  • Shauna Eriksen, Registered Psychologist, speaks on: Fostering Cultural Safety in Personal and Professional Environments
  • Michelle CherniawskyMental Health Therapist, speaks on: Compassion Fatigue Resiliency: Caring for Ourselves While Caring for Others
  • Andreas Sigrist, Anglican Church Minister, speaks on: Cultivating Hope During Challenging Times

De-Escalation training poster

  • De-Escalation and Conflict Resolution Training for Jasper
  • With funding from Alberta Justice and Solicitor General

Sessions below were organized by Community Development and funded by Alberta Health Services - Better Together in 2020-2021. 

To receive more information, email Lisa Riddell at

Resources in Multiple Languages 

Mental Health Resources that are available in multiple languages: 

  1. The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has some resources on Asking for Help When Things are Not Right, About Mental Health and Coping with Stress.
  1. Psychology Tools in the UK offers a Free Guide to Living with Worry and Anxiety Amid Global Uncertainty. It’s available in upwards of 40 languages.
  2. The Immigrant Education Society has some resources as well in multiple languages.