Online learning events
For upcoming events, please visit our learning calendar.
Past learning events
Lunch and Learn - How to be a lean, keen, quality machine: Lean for the CYMH sector
Monica Armstrong, Youth Services Bureau
This webinar will help you discover Lean– an approach to improvement that’s gaining momentum in the mental health sector. Join us if you’re looking to improve the quality of services that you provide, seeking information on the latest quality improvement approaches or want obtain tools and resources to help refine your services to better meet the needs of children, youth and families in your community. We’ll discuss some of the key concepts related to quality initiatives and the Lean approach that will help you navigate the process.
What you'll get:
- a brief overview of quality improvement and the Lean and Lean Six Sigma approach
- knowledge of various tools and resources offered through Lean and Lean Six Sigma that support your quality improvement efforts
- a realistic idea of what it’s like to implement the Lean approach
Armed with certifications in Lean and a wealth of experience in the health and mental health sector, Ann Barber and Kristina Rohde are ready to dole out some practical Lean knowledge. They talk quality improvement and process improvement language fluently and back it up with real-life experience. Monica Armstrong will speak to how Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa is creating a Lean culture across its organization, both in how they work internally as well as in their system planning work as the lead agency for child and youth mental health in Ottawa.
Together to live e-forums - A collective impact: Sustaining and growing our community collaborations
Together to live e-forum - Creating and implementing a strategic plan for community-wide youth suicide prevention/life promotion initiatives
Together to live e-forums - Planning, doing and using evaluation in community-wide youth suicide prevention/youth life promotion initiatives
Hear from Purnima Sundar (PhD), Director of Knowledge Mobilization at the Centre, an expert in community-based, participatory action research and program evaluation in the areas of community mental health and diversity. In this e-forum, she talks about how to plan for and carry out an evaluation of your initiative to help you determine if it’s achieving outcomes that make sense for your community.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): A strengths based approach
This presentation is an overview of FASD, including recent 2015 diagnostic guidelines. A review of the neurobehavioral effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on children and adolescents will be presented as well as providing strength based strategies and resources.
- Summarize the different types of clinical diagnoses associated with prenatal alcohol exposure.
- Recognize impact of prenatal alcohol exposure on cognition, behavior, development and physical health of affected children.
- Gain knowledge regarding community resources in prevention, assessment and management of FASD.
To view this archived webcast, please contact us.
Leaky Brakes: What they are and what they aren't
Becky Richards, Community Behaviour Consultant, Brake Shop
This is an overview presentation for mental health professionals intended to improve understanding of Tourette Syndrome and associated disorders, how to recognize them and how not to misinterpret them. This is an introductory level presentation.
- Increase knowledge regarding Tourette Syndrome and its associated disorders
There is no recording of this session available, but for more information please visit: http://www.cpri.ca/families/programs-services/brake-shop/about-us/ or contact us.
Together to live e-forums - For youth, by youth: Creating a community that promotes lives worth living
Hear from Taylor Holden, Trina Hall and Alicia Raimundo, three connected and engaged youth, as they share the most current evidence related to engaging youth in community-wide youth life promotion/suicide prevention efforts, particularly around the benefits associated with youth engagement.
Gender variance and gender dysphoria in children and adolescents: Cases and approaches in the clinical setting
- review current gender terminology and approaches in working with clients with gender concerns
- integrate the diagnosis of gender dysphoria in your clinical assessment
- formulate non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches to managing gender dysphoria
- assess your clinical environment in coordinating clinical care for clients with gender dysphoria
- appraise your clinical setting for gender inclusiveness
To view this archived webcast, please contact us.
Together to live e-forums - Integrating evidence into youth suicide prevention: Better use of what we know
Hear from youth suicide prevention expert, Dr. Ian Manion, as he explores the importance of applying evidence informed-practices to youth suicide prevention/life promotion in your community.