Class Descriptions

PCN offers a variety of classes to help you learn about health and wellness.

Café Connect End of Life Support and Education

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm – June 13, 2017

Where: Red Willow Place, 9 Tache Street, St. Albert

About: Palliative Care in Alberta to support, educate and empower those who are affected by or caring for a person with a life-limiting illness in our community.

Co-hosted with the St. Albert and Sturgeon Hospice Association – www.sasha-cares.com

Anxiety

Duration: Two hours

Description:

  • Have you been called a worrier? Is your mind always racing?

You will learn:

  • Could this be anxiety?
  • Increase your understanding of anxiety and how it affects you and those around you
  • Learn and practice coping strategies

Program Eligibility: 16 years or older

Requires Doctor Referral? No. Please call to register 780-419-2214 or sign up here.

Cost: Free

Assertiveness

Duration: Two hours

Description:

Have you ever wondered why you can’t say no and mean it?

You will learn

  • Honest, direct and appropriate expression of feelings, thoughts and beliefs
  • Healthy communication and boundary setting

Program Eligibility: 16 years or older

Requires Doctor Referral? No. Please call to register 780-419-2214 or sign up here.

Cost: Free

Grief and Loss

Duration: between 1.5 to 2 hours

Description:

This group is appropriate for anyone who has experienced any type of loss such as loss due to death, divorce, employment or retirement

You will learn

  • Types of grief and life transitions
  • Practical approaches in the management of grief, loss and transition

Program Eligibility: 16 years or older

Requires Doctor Referral? No. Please call to register 780-419-2214 or sign up here.

Cost: Free

Health Basics Information Session

Duration: One hour

Description:

Are you interested in taking steps to improve your health? Learn more about how you can empower yourself to take control of your own health.

Program Eligibility: 16 years or older

Requires Doctor Referral? Yes. Please see your family Doctor to be referred to this class.

Cost: Free

Health Basics

Duration: Two hours.

Description:

Learn how small changes to your lifestyle can lead to big changes in your health. Change your mindset and become more mindful of habits that might negatively impact your health. Challenge yourself to make your health a priority every day.

Program Eligibility: 16 years or older

Requires Doctor Referral? Yes. Please see your family Doctor to be referred to this class.

Cost: There is a $20 fee for this program to cover materials.

Managing Mood

Duration: Two hours

Description:

Have things been looking grey? Feeling blah? Not enjoying the activities you used to do?

You will learn

  • Could this be a depression?
  • Common signs and symptoms of depression and what can be done about them.

Program Eligibility: 16 years or older

Requires Doctor Referral? No. Please call to register 780-419-2214 or sign up here.

Cost: Free

Mediterranean Diet

Duration: Two hours

Description:

Learn how the Mediterranean Diet benefits your health.

  • Become familiar with Mediterranean food patterns
  • Learn the 8 steps to get started with the Mediterranean Diet.
  • Learn Mediterranean foods and flavors.
  • Obtain some easy recipes to begin eating nutritiously on the Mediterranean Diet.

Program Eligibility: 16 years or older

Requires Doctor Referral? No. Please call to register 780-419-2214 or sign up here.

Cost: Free

Sleep

Duration: Two hours

Description:

Is poor sleep dragging you down?

You will learn

  • Tips and tricks on getting a better nights sleep.
  • What is sleep hygiene?
  • How sleep can effect your day.

Requires Doctor Referral? No. Please call to register 780-419-2214 or sign up here.

Cost: Free

Stress

Duration: Two hours

Description:

Stress is a fact of life. What do you do when everyone wants a piece of you?

You will learn

  • Many different types of stress, including caregiver stress
  • Tools and resources to improve stress management

Program Eligibility: 16 years or older

Requires Doctor Referral? No. Please call to register 780-419-2214 or sign up here.

Cost: Free

 

Better Choice Better Health

Duration: Two and one half hours

Description:

Do you or someone you care about have an ongoing, chronic health issue like diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, asthma, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, arthritis or weight challenges?  Are you frustrated and want more support? If so, we can help!

Requires Doctor Referral? No

Cost: Free

When: Various dates and times BCBH(R) Flyer_Schedule

Please call 780-401-BOOK (2665) to register or register for an online workshop here