Alberta Disability Workers Association
Building a Valued, Proud & Professional Workforce
Training Events

In addition to the training opportunities found here, the Alberta Council of Disability Services (ACDS) also provides an extensive listing of courses of interest to disability workers at

SARC in Saskatchewan also provides training of interest to disability workers from front-line workers to managers and boards. Please visit to look at current course options for front-line staff and to learn about LEAP for management skills development and other management-related courses.

Upcoming Training

Available Training - Anytime, Anywhere

Harrassment and Violence in the Workplace

A free webinaris now available from the Government of Alberta Occupational Health and Safety division on legal requirements around harassment and violence in the workplace at

Length: 35 minutes

Supporting Healthy Sexuality in People with Developmental Disabilities

Participants will define sexuality in a broad context, explore their own attitudes about sexuality and get practical ideas for engaging individuals they support in conversations about their sexual health and well-being. This workshop will also help professionals set boundaries around what is appropriate behaviour, clarify age of consent guidelines and make referrals to community resources.

Length: 3 hours

Contact: Becky Van Tassel (Calgary Sexual Health Centre) at or 403-283-5580 ext 323