Toolkit: CICMH Mental Health Resources | Trousse : Ressources en santé mentale du CISMC
A digital toolkit for post-secondary students, staff and faculty | Une trousse à outils numérique pour les étudiants, le personnel et les enseignants postsecondaires
August 30, 2023
The CICMH digital mental health resource toolkit includes a brief overview of the free mental health resources available on our website. Feel free to share the package with colleagues and students. The materials can be used as a complement to your orientation package.
Beyond knowledge: Preparing students for an uncertain future
June 13, 2023
This paper outlines an emerging vision, rooted in common aspirations shared in recent conversations across the Ontario Education Partner Discussion Table, and system priorities that education partners have identified to realize this emerging vision. Education Partner Discussion Table members represent a diverse selection of organizations in the K-12 and post-secondary education sectors.
Exploring the Intersection of Post-Secondary Student Food Insecurity and Mental Health
Implications for Current and Future Post-Secondary Student Programming and Services
May 9, 2023
This report, prepared for Meal Exchange through the Social Connectedness Fellowship Program, explores the intersection of post-secondary student food insecurity and mental health and how its findings can be used to support post-secondary student food security programming and services.
Food Security Advocacy and Activism Among Post-Secondary Students: A Case Study of Lakehead University
May 9, 2023
In this MA thesis, using a feminist intersectional case study approach, the author examines how the identities of student activists influence their activism and advocacy on food insecurity on campus at Lakehead University.
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.
Cultivating Trauma-Informed Spaces in Education: Promising Practices Manual
February 15, 2023
Cultivating Trauma-Informed Spaces in Education Promising Practices Manual is an outcome of a Sheridan Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activities Growth Grant. The project goal was to develop proactive measures to enhance student support, and safer learning experiences, and reduce trauma, re-traumatization, and vicarious trauma. The Manual is intended to support increased awareness of trauma and the importance of Trauma-Informed Education in post-secondary education. It includes a framework, including macro, mezzo, and micro level organizational recommendations and pedagogical practices. It is a tool to support educators and educational institutions, through a preventative and harm-reducing approach, to support more compassionate, supportive, equitable and flexible learning spaces and workplaces.
Dismantling Anti-Black Racism Strategy (2023-2026)
Toronto's Infant, Child, and Youth Mental Health Sector
February 14, 2023
Infant, child, and youth mental health agencies in the city of Toronto have formed a task force to develop a multi-year strategy to address anti-Black racism in the sector. The goal of the project is to ensure that the sector honours its promise to end anti-Black racism and provide culturally responsive programs and services which help Black infants, children, and youth thrive. The Anti-Black Racism Task Force is comprised of staff from a cross-section of agencies in Toronto.
National Guidelines for Child and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Care
November 16, 2022
The purpose of the document is to offer best practices, implementation strategies, and practical guidance for those working with children and youth on their mental health and substance use.
Post-Secondary Standard Resources
October 26, 2022
This infosheet was a collaboration between the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health and Healthy Campus Alberta. The purpose of this infosheet is to provide nationally available resources that can support the implementation of the Standard on Canadian post-secondary campuses.
Physicians’ perspectives on processes for emergency mental health transfers from university health clinics to hospitals in Ontario
June 21, 2022
In this study, researchers in Ontario conducted qualitative interviews with physicians working at University health clinics in order to determine their perspectives on mental health crisis transfer protocols between Universities and hospitals.