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The CHS Alberta Chapter provides a variety of programs both educational and social in nature. Our programs are for members and their families.

In this section
Visit our Events and Awareness pages for further conferences and activities.

CHS National Family Inhibitor Workshop


This workshop occurs every three or four years and is for families directly affected by Hemophilia with an inhibitor.

Date: none scheduled
Location: TBD


Past events
There have been 5 workshops over the past years. The most recent workshops were:
  • May 2016 - Toronto, Canada
  • November 2012 - Montreal, Canada
  • October 2009 - Montreal, Canada

For more information you can contact your Hemophilia Treatment Centre or email albertachapter@hemophilia.ca

PEP - Parents Empowering Parents Workshop


PEP is a parent support program the Alberta Chapter works hard to make available every 2 years.

Next PEP session
None scheduled



The Parents Empowering Parents program is a parenting program that is designed to be presented to parents, by trained PEP leaders (parents, social workers and nurses) to affirm positive existing parent/child behaviors while focusing on the unique problems faced by parents who are raising a child with a bleeding disorder.

The PEP workshop is an intensive weekend experience and requires a strong commitment from parents.  It is suggested that the nurse coordinator and social worker at each HTC work together to identify potential parents who would benefit from the workshop and be receptive to the program.

Past PEP events
  • 2016 May - Calgary Alberta
  • 2013 October  - Red Deer Alberta
  • 2013 - Nova Scotia,  Manitoba and Saskatchewan
  • 2011 September - Vancouver

Thank you for a great PEP event in Red Deer

Thanks to the educational grant from Bayer for helping make the PEP happen.

Special thanks to all the volunteers that helped plan this program.  Without our volunteers events like this would not be possible.

Medical Alert bracelettes - No Child Without Program

Did you know that your child can have 24 hour protection of MedicAlert emergency services at no cost?

The No Child Without program:
  • Is a free service for students from age 4 until their 14th birthday.
  • With enrollment, your child receives a free custom engraved MedicAlert ID
  • and a 24 hour Emergency Hotline number.

More Information
  • For more information, contact your child’s school to find out if they are a participating in the program
  • or visit www.nochildwithout.ca



NACCHO - North American Camping Conference

2015 Dates to be announced

Past dates
January 2014

NACCHO was created for the people who are responsible for planning, organizing, and operating bleeding disorder summer camps.  The Alberta Chapter has sent volunteers to NACCHO to assist with the planning of our Kids Camp Kindle.

NACCHO is facilitated by nationally known presenters and leaders from the bleeding disorder community who share useful camp resources and techniques. Participants can exchange resource materials, meet with representatives from the NHF, pick up new ideas, and share their most successful endeavors with people from other camps.

For more information: