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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River, the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina, and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree, and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.

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Thursday, February 23 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Tobacco, Vaping & Cannabis in Schools: Supports for Teachers

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Alberta Health Services health professionals will discuss vaping, tobacco and cannabis use amongst youth. Participants will learn:  Trends in and prevalence rates of tobacco, vaping and cannabis use for school aged youth  Effective strategies to help students Best Practices for cannabis, tobacco and like-substance related school based initiatives, including e-cigarettes and vaping A summary of available on-line resources for students, teachers, parents, and administrators to prevent and reduce nicotine and cannabis use by young people

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avatar for Darrel Melvin

Darrel Melvin

Health Promotion Facilitator 2, Alberta Health Services - tobacco, vaping, and cannabis program
Darrel Melvin, M.Ed. RRT CRE CTE is a registered respiratory therapist, certified respiratory educator, certified tobacco educator based in Red Deer, Alberta. He has a background working in different areas of respiratory health care ranging across acute care, community based chronic... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2023 1:00pm - 2:00pm MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2901B
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