Welcome to the YW Calgary Continuing Education Program

We are pleased to offer approved professional development workshops to human service and healthcare workers in our community.

If you have a training need for your organization that is not listed below, please email us. We would be happy to explore how we can meet the unique needs of your organization.

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This course will explore mental health disorders for those who perpetrate domestic violence, as well as those who identify as survivors.

  • 10.0 CE credits
  • 14.0 hours


This course will provide an overview of how mindfulness can be used to promote emotion regulation and prevent the perpetration of domestic violence.

  • 3.0 CE credits
  • 3.5 hours


This interactive course will examine the foundational concepts required to provide effective supervision in the human services. 

  • 5.0 CE credits
  • 7.0 hours


This workshop will familiarize participants with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), so they may have a deeper understanding of how the manual is organized and how they can apply the information to their work.   

  • 5.0 CE credits
  • 7.0 hours


Lana Bentley MSW, RCSW

A registered social worker and member of the clinical registry, Lana is YW Calgary’s Director of Program Strategy. Prior to joining YW, Lana worked with Alberta Health Services where she spent most of her time in eating disorders and dialectical behaviour therapy before going on to manage the psychiatric inpatient unit and psychiatric emergency room at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Lana has been a part-time faculty member at Mount Royal University for over ten years, and more recently began teaching at the University of Calgary. Lana is Vice-President of the SHARP Foundation and volunteers as a Public Member of the Alberta College and Association of Opticians.

Tonia Rodgers MSW, RSW

Tonia is the Manager of Counselling and Personal Development at YW Calgary. As a registered social worker with over thirteen years of experience, Tonia began her career in children’s services and later joined the non-profit sector to focus on family violence. Tonia has been in leadership roles for the past seven years, where she’s been able to share her passion for strengths-based leadership, and the prevention and treatment of family violence. Tonia holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Memorial University and received her Master of Social Work from Dalhousie University.

Gina Adams RSW

Gina is a registered social worker with a passion for giving clients the tools to work through difficult situations. Since joining YW Calgary over three years ago, Gina’s primary focus has been group facilitation for men and women involved in domestic violence. Gina has been a program advisor at Mount Royal University for over twelve years, where she works with emerging social workers. She has previously served on the Alberta College of Social Workers’ discipline committee and on Mount Royal University’s student mental health awareness team.