Adult Weight Management Community Team

Edmonton Zone

Weight Management Workshops for Healthcare Professionals

The Weight Management Adult Community Program offers a variety of training sessions to healthcare professionals on adult weight management topics.

For information about patient and community services that we offer, view our program details

Foundations of Obesity Management

A full day workshop that:

Target audience: healthcare providers who are new to working with patients with obesity or need a refresher on obesity management.

AHS staff should register for an upcoming session via MyLearningLink, non-AHS staff can email

Psychological Aspects of Obesity Management

During this half day workshop, participants will develop deeper understanding for individuals with obesity including: 

AHS staff should register for an upcoming session via MyLearningLink, non-AHS staff can email

Weight Wise Workshop Facilitation

Many of the Weight Wise Patient Education Workshops have been made available for our health professional partners to access and deliver to their clients. The process and eligibility for facilitating these workshops differs between the “Non-Nutrition” and “Nutrition” workshops, as outlined below.

Non-Nutrition Workshops:

In order to access workshop content, organizations must sign a copyright agreement with Alberta Health Services (AHS). Email admin at with the information below to start this process.

Training is not required prior to facilitation; however, providers who are interested in getting additional support are welcome to:

Nutrition Workshops:

The Alberta Health Services Adult Weight Management Nutrition Workshops are a provincial resource and part of a training program designed to support Registered Dietitians in providing consistent, evidence-based weight management nutrition messages to patients across the province. As such, the workshops are only available to be delivered by Registered Dietitians who are trained facilitators and are therefore not available for external use or facilitation by other healthcare providers.

Becoming a Trained Facilitator

Email, indicating your request for Nutrition Workshop Facilitator training. You will then be put in touch with Nutrition Services to continue the process.