A collection of appearances by John Howard Society of Alberta representatives, to participate in discussions on various topics.
Bullying: What it is and isn’t
Ask ten different people what they think bullying is, and you may get ten different answers, even though there mayRead more.
John Howard on Alberta Primetime: First Nations Overrepresentation in Prisons
John Howard on Alberta Primetime: First Nations overrepresentation in prisons from John Howard Society of Alberta on Vimeo. Original AirRead more.
Newcomers in the Classroom
Alberta teachers know it as a fact of life: Every year, more and more of their students are newcomers. ThisRead more.
Teachers: How to recognize and report child abuse
Teachers want the best for their students, including a safe and nurturing learning environment. Some students are unable to takeRead more.
Teachers: Do Your Students Know Their Rights?
Most of what Alberta students know about rights likely comes from American television. There is almost nothing in popular entertainmentRead more.
Family Violence: Resources for Teachers
Teachers are always concerned about the welfare of their students. They also know that disruption in their students’ personal lives affectsRead more.
John Howard on Alberta Primetime: Mental Health in Prisons
Video courtesy Alberta Primetime. Their description: “Reports of suicides and solitary confinement of the mentally ill inmates in federal prisonsRead more.
How Teachers Can Help Prevent Substance Abuse
Among the concerns faced by teachers and others who work with youth is substance abuse. Drug abuse, alcohol abuse, andRead more.
Bullying Prevention Strategies for Teachers
Teachers want to create an environment in their classrooms that is as conducive to learning as possible. Outside of theRead more.