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    This course consists of a webinar and eLearning modules. The webinar provides a foundational overview of youth and substance use. The self-paced eLearning modules address screening for youth substance use; youth substance use and concurrent disorders; interventions for youth substance use; and family involvement and youth substance use, using two personal youth stories as the basis for learning.

    Please note

    • This course requires an enrolment key. You can obtain the key by completing the survey linked to at the top of the YWHO course landing page.
    • Only direct care clinicians and individuals involved in clinical program planning in a leadership/management role will receive access to the full eLearning course. All participants will receive access to the training webinar.

    This free, self-directed online course is designed for service providers working with older adults. It aims to increase awareness of the social and structural factors influencing the mental health of older adults from immigrant, refugee, ethnocultural and racialized (IRER) groups.

    Applications of Counselling for Problem Gambling and Gaming is a self-directed course with two streams (i.e., for gambling and gaming) intended for mental health and addictions service providers. This course provides an overview on three key areas of counselling: therapeutic alliance, values and goal setting with a focus on an interactive experience through six computer-based simulations where you will act as a counsellor to different clients. In these simulations you will need to make decisions about what to say to help clients through their therapeutic journey. An opportunity to reflect and discuss these concepts with other learners is also provided. Three CEU’s are provided for completion of each stream.

    This self-directed course provides a practical understanding of legislation related to CTOs; the steps in the CTO process and appropriate community treatment plan content; past court and Consent and Capacity Board decisions; and responsibilities regarding the ministry data entry system and billing practices related to CTOs. 

    ECLIPS is an online course for service providers within Integrated Youth Service (IYS) Networks in Canada who support youth (ages 12-25) living with mental health and substance use challenges of differing severity levels. This evidence-based course focuses on the role of the IPS specialist and integrates input from youth advisors and practitioners in Canada. It outlines the core principles of IPS and describes strategies for building relationships with youth. It guides the IPS specialist through the steps involved in supporting youth in each phase of IPS services and describes ways to develop relationships with school systems and employers. The course will cover important concepts such as health equity and the socio-ecological model, effective collaboration, and contextual factors that shape the way IPS specialists provide services and support youth.

    ECLIPS for Supervisors is a two module evidence-based course that will focus on the role of IPS Supervisor. This course provides an overview of the ways Individual Placement and Support (IPS) supervisors can support the IPS specialists. It details how program tracking data can inform program implementation and improvement and discusses ways to integrate program tracking data into supervision. It highlights common challenges faced by IPS specialists and explores strategies for how IPS supervisors can address them. It also additional information on fidelity reviews, tracking data, and tools that can promote IPS program improvement and sustainability.

    After completing Part 1: Addressing Substance Use in Youth, participants will automatically gain access to Part 2 training through an email from Moodle. This training provides:

    1. a foundation of frameworks and best practices, including the social determinants of health, harm reduction principles, and concurrent disorders-informed practice, with a focus on substance use;
    2. information on how identities, social location, beliefs, and biases can impact youth substance use; and
    3. learnings about the various functions of substance use in young people’s lives and the application of this knowledge to collaborative goal setting and treatment planning.

    This self-directed online course will provide students and professionals with a foundational understanding of problem gambling and gaming. This training presents evidence-based screening tools, assessment, and treatment approaches for recognizing and supporting individuals at risk of, or experiencing, problem gambling and/or problem gaming.

    This self-directed course is for mental health and addiction service providers in Ontario. It helps providers recognize and respond to the needs of people who’ve been trafficked.

    Reducing Stigma and Promoting Recovery for Opioid Use is a free, self-directed, online training for healthcare providers that provides an overview of the opioid crisis, opioid use risk factors and related harms, harm reduction strategies, recovery-oriented practice, as well as promising treatment strategies for people with opioid use disorders. This training was developed by the Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at CAMH in collaboration with the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC).

    SBIRT is an evidence-based, public health approach to the early identification and provision of treatment services to individuals engaging in potentially risky health behaviours – in this case, problem gambling.

    This free, self-directed online course is for service providers and staff working with older adults in long-term care and retirement homes. It provides an overview of mental health and mental illness in older adults in care, including factors specific to older diverse populations.

    This portal gives interested facilitators and organizations serving older adults access to ready-to-deliver mental health promotion and awareness programming for older adults.

    This self-directed online course presents current evidence and best practices for working with families, couples and loved ones experiencing harms because of a loved one’s problem gambling. It provides an overview of these harms and addresses how professionals can support these individuals, including intervention strategies professionals can use to help clients protect their finances, develop coping skills, repair relationships and rebuild trust. This course is most suitable for professionals wishing to gain knowledge of these issues while learning at their own pace.