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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.

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Professional Development Opportunities (17 entries)

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CAMH Knowledge Exchange

CAMH Knowledge Exchange gives you quick access to the best available online information, tools and resources. As it evolves, KnowledgeX will also provide opportunities to collaborate and communicate with other addiction and mental health professionals. More about the site.

Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)

CPRI provides voluntary services to children and youth with complex mental health and/or developmental challenges. They serve children and youth (and families) on a short term residential and community basis. The services they provide are highly specialized and include assessment, consultation, treatment, research and education. They also provide programs and clinics for children and youth, their families and caregivers.

Children's Aid Society of Toronto, Child Welfare Institute

The Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CAST) Child Welfare Institute is a Branch of CAST. Its mission is to enhance services to children, youth and families who have experienced or are at risk of abuse and neglect, through the provision of quality training and consultation. The Institute also works to promote excellence in the field of child protection and to improve outcomes for children and youth through a focus on research, program evaluation and evidence based practice. The Institute sponsors courses, implementation support sessions and events.

Community Education Services

The Community Education Service helps connect professionals and front-line staff to educational opportunities and research about evidence-based courses and interventions. On this webpage you will find current training opportunities in evidence-based interventions, resources for course leaders, and presentations about community education, evidence-based interventions, consumer health information, and other topics of interest.

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Inc.

The impact of issues like violence, trauma and suicide can have powerful and lasting effects on those involved. CTRI's training and consulting services are designed to help individuals, caregivers, communities and organizations prevent and cope with unfortunate and distressing events.

Faculty of Social Work Professional Development program, Wilfrid Laurier University

The Faculty of Social Work Professional Development program at Wilfrid Laurier University is designed to meet the continuing education needs of those in the helping professions, including social work, social services, healthcare, child and youth, education, law enforcement and pastoral care. All of our courses are facilitated by instructors who bring years of experience and practice to the classroom. Participants will get not only facts and theories, but also the learned experiences of the instructor and other students to create the whole picture.

Leading Edge Seminars Inc.

Leading Edge Seminars has provided professional development and continuing education for mental health professionals in Toronto for over 20 years. 30-40 workshops are presented every year. Topics include: anxiety, depression, trauma, CBT, mindfulness, applications of neuroplasticity in counselling, working with children, couples therapy and much more. Click here for current series.

Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP)

The OACCPP is an incorporated professional association formed in 1978 to represent providers of mental health services in the general areas of consulting, counselling, psychoeducational assessment and psychotherapy. Members work in a variety of settings which include clinics, hospitals, colleges, school boards, counselling and psychotherapy centres, municipal EAP's, business and industry. About 60% are in private practice. Current membership is approximately 1900.

Oshawa Psychotherapy Training Institute

Oshawa Psychotherapy Training Institute offers quality, evidence-based clinical training workshops and invaluable peer support networks for mental health practitioners with diverse professional backgrounds and experiences. We use a holistic, clinician-centred training approach, focusing on practitioners’ professional and personal growth needs. The Institute’s presenters are seasoned practitioners and leaders in their respective fields. For more detailed information on the workshops being offered and registration information, please visit the website.

Safeguards Training for Children and Adult Services

Safeguards is a unique training program that was designed to meet the highly specialized training needs of staff serving vulnerable children, youth, adults and families in Ontario. To remain responsive to changing training needs and evidence-based practice training, Safeguards develops customized and in-service training and a new provincial training program each year.

Solutions on Site

Solutions On Site delivers targeted training opportunities designed to complement and enhance the skill sets of social workers, therapists, psychologists, mental health care providers, child & youth workers, chaplains, front line providers and other professionals in Health, Social and Human Services.

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