The MHCC holds regular webinars in many different areas of mental health. Visit the webinar archives to download the webinar materials and view the webinar presentation video.

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Latest Webinars

Webinar #37 - Case Study Research Project – The findings are in!
(March 29, 2017)

Webinar #4 - Stress, the Brain & Mental Health Hygiene (April 26, 2017)

Webinar #15 - Does the Self-Directed Funding Model Work in Mental Health? (June 7, 2017)

Webinar #8 - Substance Use and Suicide among Youth: Prevention and Intervention Strategies (March 9, 2017)

Webinar #3 - Perspectives on Child and Youth Mental Health and Youth in Care (October 12/13,2016)

 

Workplace

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Webinar #1 - Where Do I Begin? (July 31, 2013)
Guest Speakers: Linda Brogden, University of Waterloo and Mary Ann Baynton, Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace
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Webinar #2 - Communicating the Message (August 28, 2013)
Guest Speakers: Alida Fallavollita, Bell Canada and Chris MacDonald, Manulife Financial Group Benefits
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Webinar #3 - Evaluating the Workplace (September 25, 2013)
This webinar outlines how organizations can evaluate their workplace, and more specifically, introduce a unique and free set of resources called Guarding Minds @ Work. These tools allow employers to effectively assess and address the 13 psychosocial factors known to have a powerful impact on organizational health, the health of individual employees, and the financial bottom line. Participants can find out more about the key resources designed to protect and promote psychological health and safety in the workplace. Additionally, everyone can learn from other organizations that are at different stages of their journey. 
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Webinar #4 - Building your Database for Moving Forward (October 30, 2013)
The Building your Database for Moving Forward workplace webinar outlines how organizations can utilize the sample audit tool and other planning strategies provided in the voluntary National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety. The sample audit tool can be used by organizations to conduct internal audits. It can be modified to suit the size, nature, and complexity of the organization. The audit tool may also function as a “gap analysis” tool to highlight those areas that require further work to meet the requirements of the Standard. Other key planning strategies are discussed.
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Webinar #5 - Taking the First Steps: The National Standard on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (November 27, 2013)
Guest Speakers: François Legault, MSW, RSW, Partners for Mental Health and Catherine Baril, Lundbeck Canada
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Webinar #6 - The Standard: One Year Later (January 29, 2014)
This workplace webinar celebrates the impact of the Standard one year after its launch. We also highlight how extensively the Standard has been adopted in workplaces across the country and discuss the response that we have seen in Canada. Webinar participants find out more about the key resources designed to protect and promote PH&S in the workplace. Additionally, everyone can learn and share with other organizations that are at different stages of their journey.
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Webinar #7 - Building civility and respect into your organization's DNA (February 26, 2014)
Hear from guest speakers Sharone Bar-David, a leading expert on workplace incivility, and Emma Pavlov, Senior Vice President at Canada’s largest health care organization. Both share their enlightening perspectives on Civility and Respect, identified as key to creating healthy work environments in the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. Our guests share indispensable information, fundamental dilemmas and best practices related to workplace incivility (those seemingly insignificant rude behaviours that exist in every workplace) and other essential respect-related issues.
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Webinar #8 - Family caregivers in the workplace (March 26, 2014)
This workplace webinar features guest speaker Ella Amir, Executive Director, AMI-Québec. This grassroots organization is committed to helping family caregivers manage the effects of mental health problems or illness through support, education, guidance and advocacy. Amir discusses the impacts on family caregivers that should be considered by employers who are implementing the Standard, the benefits of offering flexibility at work, information and assistance, as well as emotional and other supports to employees. Carol Plathan, who works at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, shares her experience juggling the responsibilities of work and other aspects of life while providing care to an adult son who lives with a mental illness. Employers or employees are encouraged to join the online conversation and share their own experiences.
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Webinar #9 - The National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, the “Work/Life Balance” Standard, and the “Healthy Enterprise” Standard: How To Find Them and How To Choose Among Them? (April 30, 2014)
Employers today looking to adopt a management framework that positively impacts workplace mental health have choices they can make. Do employers have to choose one standard over another? Is it possible to implement more than one? This webinar examines and compares the National Standard with the two others, helping to identify similarities between the Standards and determine which to apply given a particular context.
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Webinar #10 - Reviewing the psychosocial factors (May 28, 2014)
This workplace webinar features guest speaker Julia Kaisla, Director of Community Engagement for the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), B.C. Division. Participants in past webinars have asked for concrete examples of the 13 factors of PH&S in the workplace outlined in the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and identified by Guarding Minds @ Work. Julia Kaisla takes an in-depth look at the 13 factors and connects each one to a real-life workplace situation.
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Webinar #11 - Implementing the Standard at MHCC (June 25, 2014)
This workplace webinar features guest speakers Lisa Lueken and Erika Wahlstrom, who are both Human Resources Advisors with the MHCC. Various organizations have asked what the MHCC is doing to ensure a psychologically healthy and safe workplace. Lueken and Wahlstrom provide an in-depth look at what the MHCC is doing related to implementing the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.
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Webinar #12 - Mental Health First Aid and the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace: A Lesson in Implementation (August 27, 2014)
This webinar covers the content and impact of the MHFA program, and options for course delivery. Participants also learn how Humber College became a leader among Ontario colleges, inspiring administrative and academic staff to take the course and become more effective and confident when speaking about mental health.
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Webinar #13 - The Working Mind: Reduce Stigma, Increase Resiliency, and Promote Workplace Mental Health and Wellness (September 24, 2014)
Each year, one in five people experience a mental health problem or illness. The stigma often associated with mental health problems and mental illnesses prevents many people from getting the help they need. This webinar focuses on The Working Mind, an anti-stigma and mental resiliency workplace program for a wide array of workplace sectors.  
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Webinar #14 - Respect Matters (October 29, 2014)
Know where to start when working toward building a culture of respect in the workplace. Respect Matters:  Educate your team. Prevent negative behaviours. Empower your employees. Lead the charge with Respect. Respect Group shows us how to get started, and the University of Calgary teaches us how to keep it alive on an ongoing basis.
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Webinar #15 - Learn Successful Implementation Practices from Mental Health at Work® Pros! (November 26, 2014)
Excellence Canada Mental Health at Work® participants share insights from their own experiences as they seek to cultivate psychologically healthy and safe work environments and improve the lives of their employees. Mental Health at Work® has its own certification process through Excellence Canada and its prestigious awards program.
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Webinar #16 - Implementing the National Standard: The Legal Case and Perspective from a Small Canadian Business (January 28, 2015)
Find out what motivated Bernardi Human Resource Law to participate in the Mental Health Commission of Canada case study research project. Also learn about their journey to implement the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace as well as the legal case for employers.
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Webinar #17 - Supporting Grieving Employees in the Face of a Tragedy Impacting the Workplace (February 25, 2015)
Find out how the Pickering Public Library supported their employees following the sudden death of a colleague. Learn how the adoption of the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace helped their WorkWell Committee members address the psychological health of staff following the tragedy. Also, hear a leading expert and educator discuss best practices for employers to manage and support grieving employees.
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Webinar #18 - Workplace Peer Support – It Works! (March 25, 2015)
Peer support works. Learn about NAV Canada’s innovative approach to improving the psychological health of its employees with their Light the Way peer support program, which helps employees cope with mental health problems and illnesses and find a path to recovery.
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Webinar #19 - Depression and Anxiety in the Workplace (April 29, 2015)
What can employers do to create mentally healthy workplaces and support their employees? Hear from Julie Holden at SEB Benefits & HR Consulting Inc. about the signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety, the impact of these conditions on workplace productivity, and the promising practices and strategies that workplaces can adopt to address these issues.
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Webinar #20 - Accommodations that Support Success at Work (May 27, 2015)
Accommodation strategies that support productivity can also encourage the success and wellbeing of employees living with a mental health problem or illness. Employers developing a return-to-work or stay-at-work plan to accommodate affected employees often don’t know where to start. Learn about an accommodation tool that helps managers assist an employee’s transition back to work and back to productivity. This tool provides a step-by-step process to help facilitate greater collaboration between employer, employee, and healthcare professional.
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Webinar #21 - Making Suicide Prevention a Workplace Priority (June 25, 2015)
Every employee can promote mental health and help prevent suicide. Simple steps such as stress management or depression screening help employees maintain their own mental health. They can also use specific tactics to help promote the mental health and safety of others. A comprehensive, evidence-based approach to suicide prevention and mental health promotion already exists. Hear from Sally Spencer-Thomas at the Carson J Spencer Foundation about a practical and cost-effective approach. By being “visible, vocal, and visionary” leaders, employers set the expectation that health and safety are a priority and that mental health promotion and suicide prevention are a critical part of it.
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Webinar #22 - Building a Psychologically Healthy Workplace (September 30, 2015)
Mental illness is the leading cause of workplace disability in Canada. As a champion employer for workplace mental health, Bell Canada is committed to leading by example in their workplace – as early adopters of the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. Join Bell Canada, to gain deeper insight on how the Standard can be leveraged to build a psychologically healthy work environment. Bell has worked with corporate Canada and the healthcare community to develop and adopt mental health best practices in the workplace.
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Webinar #23 - Promising Results of using the Standard (October 28, 2015)
Now at its midpoint, the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s (MHCC) three-year Workplace Case Study Research Project provides some interesting early results of the over 40 organizations’ journey to implement the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. This webinar will highlight early observations and promising practices, including how the journey differs depending on an organization’s size. Join us to hear from the research team and a participating organization on what it’s like for a Canadian employer to use the Standard.
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Webinar #24 - Building Workplace Resiliency (November 25, 2015)
Resilient individuals are able to adapt quickly and deal with a variety of difficult situations in a calm and rational manner. This is an increasingly important concept in today’s workplace because building and maintaining the mental resiliency of a workforce yields a more productive and successful workplace environment. Hear from Karen Seward at SCM Health Solutions on resiliency and other strategies for improving workplace mental health.
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Webinar #25 - Accommodations that Support Success at Work Working towards Wellness: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police program, Division C- (QC) (January 27, 2016)
Employers are increasingly concerned about the mental health problems of their employees. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), whose employees are exposed to highly stressful situations in the course of their duties, decided to take action by making a commitment to its employees’ health. More specifically, senior management of Division C (Quebec) has proudly promoted the “Working towards Wellness” program since 2009. Furthermore, in August 2012, Division C received the Healthy Enterprise – Elite certification and, since 2014, has implemented the voluntary National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. During this Webinar, the RCMP will share its best practices and success story to inspire employers from every quarter to take action!
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Webinar #26 - Understanding, Managing, and Preventing Workplace Bullying (February 24, 2016)
Bullying behaviour can have an impact on fellow employees and the organization as a whole. You will learn specific, integrated, and easy‐to‐implement strategies that address the root causes of workplace bullying. Using these strategies will help create a more respectful, productive, and psychologically healthy work culture.
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Webinar #27 - Mentally Healthy Workplaces in the Legal Sector (March 30, 2016)
Learn about a new groundbreaking online program, Mental Health and Wellness in the Legal Profession. It gives lawyers, judges, and law students information about mental health and addiction issues, their causes and symptoms, as well as treatment options. This program increases awareness around the importance of mental health.
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Webinar #28 - Don’t isolate those working in isolation (April 27, 2016)
The trucking industry, where the boundaries of a typical workplace don’t apply, is one of many sectors where employees are working on their own in isolation. Typical conditions for transport drivers put them at greater risk of and increased exposure to psychological harm without the proper supports to prevent or address it. Trucking HR Canada outlines the issues and challenges faced by truck drivers while being on the road, as well as strategies to address to promote and protect the mental health of all workers working in isolation.
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Webinar #29 - School is in: Helping those who educate (May 25, 2016)
Janet Hicks, Senior Manager, Human Resource Services, York Region District School Board  outlines the challenges and tactics involved in developing and executing the school board’s mental health strategy. Also, hear about their anti-stigma campaigns, resources in support of mental wellness for employees, and the school board’s next steps in further developing and sustaining a mentally healthy workplace. 
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Webinar #30 - Take care of those providing care: Psychological Health and Safety in Canadian Healthcare Settings (June 29, 2016)
This month’s webinar outlines the unique challenges this sector faces and some of the innovative programs that are being implemented across the country. The Mental Health Commission of Canada and HealthCareCAN discuss some of the emerging evidence, and useful tools to help organizations on their journey.  Additionally, representatives from Michael Garron Hospital (formerly the Toronto East General Hospital) share their journey in using the National Standard to create mentally healthy workplaces with impressive results.
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Webinar #31 - Mindfulness in Action: Experience Less Stress, More Joy, Peak Performance (September 28, 2016)
From the Globe and Mail to the cover of Time magazine, mindfulness is everywhere and it’s not surprising – this ancient wisdom tradition is now proven by neuroscience to do everything from improve mental health to reduce stress and to enhance performance.
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Webinar #32 - Training to Promote Psychological Health and Safety (October 26, 2016)
Training is a key component of the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and can be used to build staff and management’s awareness and confidence.
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Webinar #33 - Building a Mentally Healthy Culture: The Royal Canadian Mint (November 30, 2016)
Talented people is a pillar of the Royal Canadian Mint’s vision. During this session Jennifer Richardson, Director, Corporate Health, Safety & Environment will describe how the Mint is implementing a mental health strategy, one step at a time. Jennifer will also share her insights on how they started an open dialogue to help break down the stigma around mental health and create a more supportive workplace for all employees.
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Webinar #34 -  Inspiration for a mentally healthy workplace (January 25, 2017)
Learn how the Federal Public Service is making a difference ( English-language presentations, with bilingual English, French Q&A)

Webinar #35 -  Mental Health and Wellness : A Modern Solution for a 21st Century Challenge in the Federal Public Service (February 1, 2017)
As the largest employer in Canada -employing more than 250,000 Canadians - the Federal Public Service has an essential leadership role to play in supporting the mental health of its employees.
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Webinar #36 -  Supporting employee’s mental health – Linking substance use to a mental health strategy (February 22, 2017)
Emera Inc., a diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is dedicated to making mental health in the workplace a priority on par with physical health and safety through their mental health strategy.
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Webinar #37 -  Case Study Research Project – The findings are in! (March 29, 2017)
Gain insights from the over 40 participating organizations on successfully implementing the Standard in your workplace.
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Webinar #38 -  Social Enterprises : an innovative approach to creating employment opportunities for people living with mental illness (May 31, 2017)
In this first webinar of our series on social enterprises, hear from our panel of social enterprise experts who will contribute their unique perspectives and experiences working in this sector, and learn more about the Social Enterprise Ecosystem Project (s4es.ca)

Webinar #39 -  Combating Stigma in Healthcare: What Works and Why (June 28, 2017)
Learn about the unique challenges of stigma and healthcare and how healthcare organizations are declaring their commitment to psychological health and safety in their workplace.

 

Mental Health for First Responders

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Webinar #1 - Suicide Prevention & Awareness for First Responders (July 26, 2016)
First responders are trained to face critical situations that most other people would run away from. The operational duties of first responders place them at an increased risk of developing a mental injury or illness, including operational stress injuries, depression, substance use and suicide ideation.
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Webinar #2 - Psychologically Healthy Workplaces, Trauma, and Resilience (October 11, 2016)
During this webinar Dr. Jeff Morley will touch briefly on Canada's National Standard for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace, then focus on risks to workplace psychological health including Primary Trauma, Secondary Trauma, Compassion Fatigue, and Organizational Stress.  The session will conclude with latest science, research, and best practices for personal and professional resilience. 
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Webinar #3 - Defusing and debriefing: Prevention tools for first responders (french only) (February 28, 2017)
This webinar presentation, which will be delivered in French, will enable responders to improve their understanding of the psychological impacts linked to operational duties and become familiar with key psychological injury prevention tools, such as defusing, psychological debriefing, as well as operational debriefing.
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Webinar #4 - Stress, the Brain & Mental Health Hygiene (April 26, 2017)
This webinar presentation, which will be delivered in English, will enable participants to understand the different types of stress, our brain’s response to stress, as well as how to adopt positive mental health hygiene practices.
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Recovery

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Webinar #1 - Introduction to the guidelines for recovery oriented practice (January 25, 2016)
Introduction to the guidelines for recovery oriented practice: Getting Started. This webinar will discuss recovery in mental health broadly and introduce the MHCC’s Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice.
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Webinar #2 - Conveying a Culture of Hope and Empowerment (February 18, 2016)
This webinar will discuss how to build respectful, person-centered relationships and convey a culture of hope and empowerment.
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Webinar #3 - Transforming Services and Systems (March 17, 2016)
This webinar will discuss the importance of transforming services and systems.
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Webinar #4 - Recovery is Personal (April 21, 2016)
This webinar will discuss the importance of strong working alliances between providers and people with lived experience, holistic approaches to recovery, affirming autonomy and focusing on strengths and personal responsibility. 
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Webinar #5 - Recovery Occurs in the Context of One’s Life (May 27, 2016)
This webinar will explore the Guidelines required for recovery-oriented practice to address the multiple factors that contribute to mental health problems and illnesses. Even though recovery is a personal journey, it happens in the context of a person’s life, intersecting with family, friends, communities and social responsibilities.  Join our guest speakers Katherine Stewart and Regina Casey to learn more about advancing recovery-oriented practice.
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Webinar #6 - Responding to the Diverse Needs of Everyone Living in Canada (June 16, 2016)
This webinar will discuss how recovery-oriented practice is about appreciating the rich diversity of Canada’s population in order to better respect the choices people make throughout their recovery process and determine how best to adapt services to meet their needs.
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Webinar #7 - Working with First Nations, Inuit and Métis: Spotlight on First Nations (July 21, 2016)
There is common ground between recovery principles and shared Indigenous understandings of wellness that provides a rich opportunity for learning and for strengthening mental health policy and practice. Hear about the development of this guideline and how Bill Hill is incorporating key learnings with First Nations through his work as an ACT team member in London, ON. Future webinars will spotlight on Inuit and Métis.
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Webinar #8 - Recovery Education Centres – STAR Learning Centre (September 15, 2016)
Join staff and members from the STAR (Supporting Transitions and Recovery) Learning Centre at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto to learn about recovery education centres. The program at STAR is designed to help people transition from homelessness to housing, while helping members to (re)discover activities that are meaningful to them and provide them with the skills they need to maintain stable housing.
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Webinar #9 - An Introduction to Person-Centered Planning (October 20, 2016)
As an emerging  practice in mental health systems, person-centered planning has presented some administrative and practical challenges, while emerging as a core and essential component of recovery-oriented care. Dr. Tondora will probe some of the common concerns and provide practical guidance regarding  both the process and documentation of person-centered plans.
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Webinar #10 - A New Way of Measuring Recovery: Personal Recovery Outcome Measure (November 17, 2016)
Consistent measurement and evaluation of recovery practices remains a common challenge within the mental health field. Join Dr. Skye Barbic in a discussion on the use and implementation of the Personal Recovery Outcome Measure (PROM) how measurement can inform evidence-based meaningful care. Hear from Mimi Rennie about how the PROM has been implemented at CMHA Vancouver – Fraser Branch.
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Webinar #11 - Integrating Peer Support With Integrity (January 19, 2017)
There is a growing body of evidence for the effectiveness of peer support in recovery. Peers bring experiential expertise that can help shape the mental health system and provide a valued, recovery-oriented, community based approach to services and supports. Join the Ontario Peer Development Initiative to learn more about the crucial role peer support plays in the continuum of recovery, and how programs can incorporate it with integrity.
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Webinar #12 - Incorporating the Family Voice into Recovery-Oriented Care (February 16, 2017)
There is growing recognition that family caregivers – whether relatives or people chosen from a larger circle of support – can provide emotional, social and material support critical to quality of life and recovery.   Join the St. Joesph’s Family Advisory Council and AMI-Québec to discuss how they have integrated the family voice into the development and implementation of their recovery-oriented services.
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Webinar #13 - Introduction to the Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice (French only) (April 6, 2017)
In collaboration with the Association québécoise pour la réadaptation psychosociale (AQRP) this webinar will discuss recovery in mental health and introduce the MHCC’s Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice.
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Webinar #14 - Recovery-oriented Practice and Immigrant and Refugee Populations (April 20, 2017)
Immigrants and refugees make up a large part of Canada’s population, yet too many people from these communities face significant barriers to seeking or obtaining mental health services
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Webinar #15 - Does the Self-Directed Funding Model Work in Mental Health? (June 7, 2017)
Recovery-oriented practice affirms a person’s right to exercise self-determination, to exercise personal control, to make decisions and to learn and grow through experience.   Can these principles also apply to how an individual manages the funding for their mental health services and supports?
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Suicide Prevention

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Webinar #1 - E-Mental Health & Suicide Prevention (February 11, 2014)
Technology is changing the way we deliver mental health care in new and exciting ways. This webinar introduces the idea that technology can help transform how we provide health services and improve health literacy to help in suicide prevention. It will also highlight ways, with examples, in which this could work, as well as focusing on the policy and research challenges that exist.
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Webinar #2 - Injury Prevention & Suicide Prevention (March 11, 2014)
The presentation will provide an introduction to the concepts of preventable injury, intentional and unintentional injuries, and demonstrate the strong bidirectional connection between injury and mental health. The evidence demonstrates that this link is particularly pronounced in certain settings and among specific vulnerable populations. Furthermore, the link between preventable injuries and mental health, self-harming and suicide in particular, has been connected to such risk-taking behaviours as alcohol misuse and others. Despite the strong connection between the two, injuries and mental health have tended to be examined and treated in isolation, which should be remedied through strong partnership development and program and treatment integration.
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Webinar #3 - Trauma-informed Care (April 8, 2014)
This webinar explored the nature of psychological trauma, its effects on the body, mind and spirit, with special attention to its neurobiological affects. Participants acquired an understanding of what it means to be trauma-informed, its principles, the benefits to an organization in adopting a trauma-informed approach, processes for becoming trauma informed and resources to support organizations through this process.
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Webinar #4 - Community Suicide Prevention & Resiliency (May 13, 2014)
This webinar will explore the CAST Coalition Model and some of the empirical evidence on the vital role of community suicide prevention & resiliency. It is intended to give attendees a better understanding of suicide; the role of community in suicide prevention, and how we can promote resiliency and hope for our at-risk communities.
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Webinar #5 - Skills for Safer Living (June 10, 2014)
This 60 minute webinar provided an overview of the Skills for Safer Living program – a skills based intervention for individuals that have made repeated attempts to end their lives by suicide. The presentation provided an understanding of the reasons as to why the program was undertaken, the program objectives, the experience of implementing the program in Waterloo-Wellington (ON) area, and what impact the program has had in the community.
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Webinar #6 - #308conversations – It’s time to start talking about suicide prevention (July 8, 2014)
This informative 30 minute webinar provided an overview of what the MHCC is doing to prevent suicide, and explained what #308conversations is all about. At a glance, #308conversations is a grassroots campaign spearheaded by the MHCC that invites each of Canada’s 308 Members of Parliament to lead a conversation in their ridings about suicide prevention, postvention, and intervention.
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Webinar #7 - Connecting Canada while Supporting Individuals’ Emotional and Mental Health (September 10, 2014)
This webinar examines the role of distress lines in supporting individuals who are suicidal or experiencing mental health crises. It also focuses on the establishment of a national toll-free number, and how the Canadian Distress Line Network is working to achieve this goal.
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Webinar #8 - Substance Use and Suicide among Youth: Prevention and Intervention Strategies ( March 9, 2017)
Join Dr. Robyn McQuaid from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) to learn about CCSA’s recent report, titled Substance Use and Suicide among Youth: Prevention and Intervention Strategies.
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Webinar #9 - Implementation of good practices in suicide prevention in Quebec: an innovative project (French only) (May 18, 2017)
Join Dr. Julie Lane from the Centre Intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de L’Estrie- Centre universitaire de Sherbrooke (CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS) to learn about implementation of good practices in suicide prevention in Quebec: an innovative project.
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International Knowledge Exchange Network for Mental Health (IKEN-MH)

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Webinar #1 - e-Mental Health in Canada: Transforming the Mental Health System Using Technology (November 4, 2014)
This interactive webinar will focus on the findings of that briefing paper, as well as examining two case studies of Canadian e-Mental health programs that are demonstrating how e-Mental health services and programs are transforming the Canadian mental health system and beyond. Specifically, the webinar will focus on two programs that are targeted toward youth, young adults and families: 1) Strongest Families Institute and 2) BreathingRoom™, offered through the Canadian Institute of Natural and Integrative Medicine (CINIM).
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Webinar #2 - The Public’s Mental Health and Wellbeing: A local, national, and global challenge (April 7, 2015)
Drawing on examples of practice, emerging work, and wider evidence, this webinar will explore how mental health leaders can help respond to and lead other sector´s in ways to improve mental health and wellbeing for all our populations, particularly the most disadvantaged and disenfranchised. Following an introduction there will be case studies from four International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) member countries. Each one will highlight the approaches being taken, the aims and outcomes being pursued, and the lessons learned so far with a focus on lessons for leadership and policy.
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Webinar #3 - Perspectives on Child & Youth Mental Health & Youth in Care (October 12/13, 2016)
An in-depth look inside in the Child Welfare System in New Zealand as well the current Canadian and international policies, and practices around youth transitioning to adult mental health services.
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MHCC Youth Council

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Webinar #1 – Engaging Youth in Policy: The Mental Health Strategy for Canada
This webinar takes a deeper look the process involved in re-writing the Mental Health Strategy for Canada into a youth-friendly document; making sure that it was accessible to all Canadians, with a particular focus on youth and youth-focused organizations. The Youth Council also premiered their whiteboard amination video, created this year as a supplementary piece to this webinar.
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