Welcome to our growing lists of agencies, websites and resources related to children's mental health. Whenever possible we try to include Canadian and Ontario resources.
These sites are provided for your information only, and Children's Mental Health Ontario assumes no responsibility for their content. Please carefully evaluate the content of each site when you visit it, rather than simply take the content at face value.
TAPE Educational Services is a provider of Continuing Education programs and professional consulting services in affiliation with the Division of Continuing Education at the University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto. They provide a wide range of high-quality and accessible training programs and evaluation services for those working in the human services, education, family law, and health care fields. Participants must complete six modules to receive a certificate in the Children's Mental Health (CMH) Certificate Program. http://www.tapestudies.com/
This site includes content on understanding mental health, as well as mental health information and resources for specific groups, including families and teens, educators and health professionals. It also includes a section on transitions, with a link to the “transitions” document, which is aimed at providing first-year post-secondary students with information on topics including time management, relationships, sexual activity, mental illness, suicide and addictions. The guide also includes mental health self-help information and contains recommendations where students can go to get help on their campus. http://teenmentalhealth.org/
Founded in 1948, the primary mission of the Annie E. Casey Foundation is to foster public policies, human-service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today’s vulnerable children and families. In pursuit of this goal, the Foundation makes grants that help states, cities, and neighborhoods fashion more innovative, cost-effective responses to these needs. http://www.aecf.org/MajorInitiatives/KIDSCOUNT.aspx
Designed to provide information to children, families, and service providers about children’s mental health. Offers several ‘virtual rooms’ specific to different groups (e.g., the cubby house: ages 6-12; the lounge: ages 12-18; the family room: parents and friends; and the kitchen: service providers). http://www.headroom.net.au/
The institute was established in 1986 to respond to the challenge of improved mental health care for children, by providing advanced training, research and community consultation in the area of children's mental health. This link will direct you to their program of workshops, conferences and certificate courses. https://custom.cvent.com/6A841015D0534A7A8544FCED4EC6F333/files/b58f298a5c57450a8c6fc7eb19ca0e7c.pdf
Get on board with the world's most revolutionary-complex trauma treatment model for children AND their caregivers: (1) At-your-location training for organizations (30 to 60 professionals); (2) training for individual practitioners; (3) The ITTM training certification program. http://www.theittm.com/
An organization that connects youth, parents and community organizations through peer support via their Speaker Series Program. http://tmhpforyouth.org/
Conducts and supports research on all stages of human development, from preconception to adulthood, in order to better understand the health of children, adults, families, and communities. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/
The principal biomedical and behavioral research agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Their website provides news and information about dealing with mental (and physical) health disorders, and information about advancements in the field. Resources specific to children and youth can be found here. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/
The New Mentality is a network promoting youth engagement in mental health and reducing the stigma of mental illness. The New Mentality is a program of Children's Mental Health Ontario. http://www.thenewmentality.ca/index.html