Dear friend of the Centre,

The 2011-12 fiscal year has drawn to a close, and the Centre is getting warmed up for another exciting year of helping you support Ontario's children, youth and families. In 2012-13, we will continue to offer the supports and services you count on while expanding our efforts in areas like mental health literacy, youth engagement and family engagement. We are also set to launch a few new and innovative projects that will set the stage for a strong, effective, accountable and accessible child and youth mental health system thoughout the province. Keep your eye on this newsletter and our website for more information as it becomes available.


arrow-right   Deadlines are fast approaching!
The Centre's evaluation support service is open for business again, and the deadline to complete a readiness assessment is May 18, 2012. Full applications are due shortly after on June 1, 2012. The Centre's evaluation support service provides funding and supports for organizations that want to conduct a program evaluation project aimed at improving child and youth mental health outcomes. Find out more about how we can help you plan or do program evaluation on our website. Learn more


arrow-right   Do you have a decision to make, but aren't sure which way to go?

Evidence In-Sight is a free service that:

  • Helps agencies discover evidence-informed practices and programs that fill a need in their organization
  • Connects agencies with other organizations that can share their knowledge and experiences
  • Refers agencies to other Centre services for implementing and evaluating evidence-informed practices. Learn more


arrow-right   Training and materials available now
The Centre's mental health literacy program includes a full-day awareness workshop for professionals who work with children and youth in a variety of settings. This growing training program is offered to all communities participating in the Working Together for Kids' Mental Health Initiative and provides an overview of the most common mental health concerns among young people. It also offers practical strategies that can help professionals spot warning signs, provide ongoing support and identify opportunities for early intervention. Learn more



Upcoming webinars  

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Dare to Dream
The Dare to Dream program has a shiny new website!

Have you visited lately? It has a fresh new look!

Youth engagement training

Are you ready to take the next step towards meaningful youth engagement? The Centre can help you get the ball rolling.

About the Centre
As a leader for child and youth mental health in Ontario, we build connections, share knowledge and draw upon our expertise to enhance the skills of front line service providers. Together, we passionately promote and share the benefits of both organizational learning and evidence-informed practices. And together, we are working to strengthen Ontario's mental health programs and services for all children, youth, families and caregivers. T: 613-737-2297  l  F: 613-738-4894

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