Webinars ArchiveUpcoming Webinars
The Campus Mental Health Action Tracker
May 26, 2023 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
In this webinar, we are joined by representatives of the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation to discuss the Campus Mental Health Action Tracker. This new tool helps mental health professionals and other campus stakeholders track their journey toward improved student mental health and alignment with the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students. Come learn about the Standard, how to use the Tracker, the benefits of using it, and how it came to be. The session will be followed by a question-and-answer period.
All About CICMH
April 21, 2023 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
In this webinar, we are joined by staff of the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health to talk about the work we do at the Centre and the exciting initiatives we have planned for the coming year. We will discuss our infosheets, toolkits, trainings, programs, courses, and the resources available on our website. Come learn all about the Centre and how you can be scaffolded in supporting student mental health.
Evaluating Indigenous Needs on Ontario Post-Secondary Campuses
March 16, 2023 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
In this webinar, we invite Megan VanEvery, Indigenous Post-Secondary Knowledge and Research Lead at CICMH, to present the results of the Centre’s recent needs assessment for Indigenous staff and students in Ontario. Come hear about the barriers facing Indigenous students in accessing mental health services, Indigenous-specific mental health supports available on campus, as well as student and staff perspectives on how services can be improved. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period.
Mental Health Supports for BIPOC Students
March 9, 2023 | 3:00PM - 4:00PM EST
In this webinar, we invite a panel of advisors, directors and facilitators from various post-secondary Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) support programs from around the country to discuss their programs. We will cover what the programs offer, why it is vital to support BIPOC students and the panel's experience in supporting those students. The panel will delve further into gaps in current services, challenges and how they would improve their programs. The webinar will conclude with a question and answer period.
Early Psychosis Intervention
February 7, 2023 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
In this webinar, we invite Leanne Needham and Josette Morin of the Early Psychosis Intervention Ontario Network (EPION) to talk to us about psychosis in the post-secondary context. Come learn about psychosis signs and symptoms, interventions, recovery, interactions with cannabis, and the resources available to students. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period.
ACEs are not wild: Building resilience through a trauma-responsive lens
January 17, 2023 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
In this webinar we invite the Trauma Responsive Team Leads from Kingston Pathways to Education to talk to us about ACEs. Adverse Childhood Experiences (or ACEs) are experiences like physical and emotional abuse or neglect, which can cause toxic stress that significantly impacts health outcomes later in life. This session will focus on the N.E.A.R. Sciences (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences+, and Resilience) and how post-secondary staff can leverage this body of work to foster resiliency and develop stronger, consistent, and unconditionally supportive care for students.
The Campus Peer Support Pilot Project
December 13, 2022 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
In this webinar we invite Bonnie Lipton-Bos from CMHA National to talk to us about the Campus Peer Support pilot project. This national project works closely with post-secondary institutions to train and empower students with lived and living experience of mental health or substance use to support their fellow students, in partnership with local CMHA offices. She will be joined by two post-secondary sites who will talk about their experience with the project. Come hear about how peer support values are in action on campus, what makes the collaboration work, program impact and successes to date.
Empowering Students to Overcome Climate Anxiety
November 24, 2022 | 12:00PM - 1:00PM EST
In this webinar we are joined by two nursing professionals, Natania Abebe, a double master’s graduate in Nursing and Public Health and Raluca Radu, lecturer in the School of Nursing from the University of British Columbia, to talk about the relationship between climate change and mental health. Our guests will present an interactive resource toolkit that was developed as part of Natania’s graduate project which focused on climate change and mental health. This presentation aims to explore strategies for supporting students experiencing eco-anxiety.
Feeling Welcomed: Creating Space for Indigenous Students at the University of Guelph
October 20, 2022 | 12:00PM - 1:00PM EST
In this webinar we are joined by Danielle Nowosad and Melissa Perreault from the University of Guelph, to discuss their work developing an orientation package for Indigenous students entering the biological sciences. This work was part of a larger project which included Indigenizing the biological sciences building and creating a residential school memorial site. The two will talk about the barriers and successes of the project, followed by a question-and-answer period.
Compassionate Data Collection: Promoting Equity in Evaluation
September 22, 2022 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
In this webinar, we are joined by Dr. Deb Chiodo from CAMH and Daniel Murcia Monroy from Casey House, to talk to us about why we should be collecting demographic data and how this data can be effectively used to promote equity in supporting students with their mental health. This webinar will be particularly useful for post-secondary staff working in assessment or leadership.