I don’t wanna talk about it: Working with hard to engage children and teens

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Working with hard to engage clients can be frustrating and challenging, even for seasoned clinicians. The challenge of working with younger clients in therapy can be further compounded by their fear of entering therapy, lack of control over the decision to attend therapy, feeling of being scapegoated for family problems, lack of motivation for treatment, ... Read more

$150.00

What is the office of the Patient Ombudsman?

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Have you heard of the Patient Ombudsman? The OCO is pleased to welcome Ontario’s Patient Ombudsman, Craig Thompson to talk about what the office of the Patient Ombudsman is, what it does and what caregivers need to know about making health care complaints in Ontario. In this presentation, you will learn about: Our Speaker: Craig Thompson ... Read more

Free

Creating a Neurodivergent-Affirming Practice

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This presentation uses client case reviews to help attendees understand how to create a neurodivergent-affirming practice. Attendees will be able to ask consultation-type questions to build awareness and skills. They will learn practical tips to enhance their practice, especially related to cultural competence and psychopharmacology. Hand-outs will be provided, as well as resources for further ... Read more

$20 – $40

Psychopharmacology for Helpers: How Medication Impacts Mental Health

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Are you aware of the impact certain medications can have on your clients? As helpers, it's important to know how psychiatric medications may affect your clients and when to encourage them to seek medical advice. In this webinar, you'll learn about the most common types of medications and their beneficial and adverse impacts, including symptoms ... Read more

$39 – $49

From Where and When We Enter: A Facilitated Discussion Addressing Operational and Organizational Strategies for Change

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This session addresses how to engage in organizational/operational change to work towards anti-racism, especially when racial conflict and/or denial of racism has taken place in a work environment. This session primarily focuses on conflict resolution and tools for organizational change. Practical tools, activities, learnings, and strategies for working through operational planning, organizational trauma, and implementation ... Read more

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Embracing Wholeness: A Holistic Exploration of Burnout

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Join us for an insightful session as we delve into the complex realm of burnout and explore a holistic approach to well-being using the Medicine Wheel. In today's fast-paced world, burnout is a prevalent issue that affects individuals across various aspects of their lives. This session offers a unique perspective, drawing inspiration from the Medicine ... Read more

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Compassionate Care: Staying Well While Helping Others

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Join this innovative and evidence-based 2-hour training that will strengthen your ability to practice compassion when caring for others. Uncover false beliefs that contribute to cycles of frustration and fatigue. Gain an understanding of approaches that model health while supporting those you care for by discovering your roadways to compassionate care. This training is your ... Read more

$75.00

Service Spotlight: Tour de Blue Therapeutic Neighbourhood (TN)

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Join staff from the Tour de Bleu Therapeutic Neighbourhood (TN), an inpatient evidence-based programming service available to all inpatients at CAMH, to learn about what this incredible service has to offer! The TN covers a variety of topics and areas of skill development to help aid in client recovery including fitness, recreation, vocational, health and ... Read more

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Foundations for Providing Affirming Care to 2SLGBTQIA+ Clients

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In this foundational webinar, learners will gain a framework for understanding 2SLGBTQIA+ identities and terminologies, the experiences of Queer people, and concrete ways to be allies in their personal and professional lives. This session combines personal stories, powerful statistics, and practical takeaways to leave learners with more confidence in their work supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ people. By ... Read more

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A Safe Space to Talk: 9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Helpline

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9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline is a national helpline for anyone in Canada who is thinking about suicide, or who is worried about someone they know. Help is available by phone and by text, in English and French, 24 hours a day, every day of the year. 9-8-8 calls and texts are answered by trained responders ... Read more

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Patterns in substance use care among people who died from drug toxicities in Ontario

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Presented in partnership with the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN). The Ontario Drug Policy Research Network has produced a series of reports alongside people with lived and living experience of substance use and Public Health Ontario, to support community-based programs responding to the province’s growing drug toxicity crisis. This webinar focuses on the second ... Read more

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Transformative Justice in an Unjust World – Narratives from Women Who Have Lived Experience Within Our Justice System

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Panel Discussion with Alex: Is a member of Walls to Bridges since 2014 and is an apprentice with the local 27 Carpenters Union. Alex is a certified peer worker; and an accountability coach with ‘Building Up,’ an organization which supports people facing barriers to employment. Has recently won the Toronto ‘Woman of Distinction’ award for ... Read more

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Trauma and substance use: Supporting youth clients who use substances with compassion

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Substance use poses multifaceted challenges and often co-exists with experiences of trauma. Did you know: (Source: CAMH - Mental Illness and Addiction: Facts and Statistics) This training will focus on supporting youth clients who have experienced trauma and substance use with compassion. We will begin by reviewing general and foundational information on substance use. This ... Read more

$125.00
Event Series Working with 2SLGBTQIA+ youth

Working with 2SLGBTQIA+ youth

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Working with youth in a mental health setting has a number of challenges on its own; adding in the complexities of youth exploring their sexual and gender identities can seem overwhelming.This training will review the developmental stages that children go through and how they relate to gender and sexuality. We will discuss the nuances of ... Read more

$250.00

Black Youth Homelessness Prevention: Prevention Matters! Session 2

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While research on homelessness in Black communities is limited, those who work in the homelessness sector are well aware of the overrepresentation of Black youth among youth who are experiencing homelessness. To commemorate Black History Month 2024, this episode of the Prevention Matters! Expert panel series will delve into the understudied crisis that is Black ... Read more

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Stigma Ends With Me Training

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Join this transformative, evidenced-based, 2-hour training, that will uncover biases and shift perspectives towards people who use substances. Gain valuable insights into the negative effects of stigma and how this impacts everyone. Learn practical approaches to eliminate stigma in your professional and everyday life and explore the power of words by learning how to use ... Read more

$75.00
Event Series Working with 2SLGBTQIA+ youth

Working with 2SLGBTQIA+ youth

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Working with youth in a mental health setting has a number of challenges on its own; adding in the complexities of youth exploring their sexual and gender identities can seem overwhelming.This training will review the developmental stages that children go through and how they relate to gender and sexuality. We will discuss the nuances of ... Read more

$250.00

Threats to the mental health of Black newcomers and support strategies

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The Black population in Canada is growing mostly due to migration from Africa and the Caribbean. The largest increase is 349,000 persons during 2016-2021. While the post migration period can be challenging for immigrants and refugees, Black newcomers encounter additional barriers associated with the social determinants of health. This in turn influences their mental health. ... Read more

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Supporting neurodivergent children and youth: Improving access and treatment outcomes in mental health, educational and residential settings

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Individuals experiencing neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum and attention hyper activity disorder, are more likely to struggle with their mental health and be diagnosed with comorbid psychiatric conditions.This webinar will explore techniques for supporting children, youth and their families who are neurodivergent and have experienced barriers in accessing support and experiencing positive outcomes in ... Read more

$250.00

Harm Reduction Essentials: Substance Use, Community Support, and Strategies to Reduce Risk for Informed and Compassionate Practice

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Bronte SG and Joey Violante are Substance Use Counsellors with the YMCA’s Youth Substance Use Program (YSAP) and members of the HSJCC. YSAP is a harm reduction, community-based program offering services to young people, 14-24, who use substances. YSAP offers individual counselling, harm reduction supply distribution, group based supports as well as educational workshops for ... Read more

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