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Vaping and Cannabis: What PARENTS Need to Know
Presented by: Gail Foreman, RN BScN CTE
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:


This session is geared towards parents.

Federal, Provincial and Municipal Legislation; jurisdiction

Policies and practices

Evidence informed Practices;

  • Tips for educating youth
  • Prevention
  • School Policy
  • Discipline
  • Cessation Support
About the Presenter(s):
Gail Foreman, RN BScN CTE

Nursing 41 years, 31 in tobacco reduction. 

Capacity Building

Education and support to:

  • Schools/ School Divisions; teachers, staff and resource officers, parents and students (leadership)
  • Public; seniors, general public
  • Healthcare providers; Public Health Nurses, Maternal Child department staff at RDRH, Sexual   Health Nurses, PCN staff, Registered Dieticians, Pharmacists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Mental Health workers (CCMHBI and Kentwood Group Home)

Resource Development/ Creation    

  • AHS Reproductive Years Tobacco Reduction, Vaping and Cannabis resources
  • Cannabis Education and Training Working Group
  • Provincial Tobacco Compliance and Enforcement Working Group Chair
  • Provincial Tobacco Retailer online Education Program Working Group
  • Founder of the Butt Ugly Anti-Tobacco Program for youth

Influencing Healthy Public Policy

  • Provincial Tobacco Compliance and Enforcement Working Group Chair
  • Zone Cannabis Legalization working group
  • Various municipal smoke free and cannabis bylaws since 2005
Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 7 FULL days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide seven FULL days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place. CARC also reserves the right to cancel an event within the 7 calendar days due to unforeseen circumstances such as facility closures, terrorist threats, natural disasters or extreme inclement weather (-35 C or colder). Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: October 22, 2019
Cost: $15.00
Focus(es): Wellness (Health/Physical Education)
Grade Level(s): K-12
Audience: Parents