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Coalition for Children and Youth Mental Health - Bilingual

2014 Summit on Children & Youth Mental Health

April 3-4, 2014
Allstream Centre, 105 Princes' Boulevard, Toronto

Program                            Programme

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HOSTED BY the Coalition for Children and Youth Mental Health – a multi-sector group committed to urgent and positive change for children and youth mental health services in Ontario.



  1. Knowledge to Action:  Advancing Evidence-Informed Practices in Child and Youth Mental Health in Ontario Schools and Communities

  2. Youth Suicide: Building Understanding, Collaborative Strategies, and Hope

  3. Working with Children and Families with Complex Needs:  An Ecological Approach to Nurturing Resilience across Cultures and Contexts

  4. Advancing organizational youth and family engagement through ongoing partnerships and collaborations

  5. Using Technology in Children's Mental Health
    Handout 1
    Handout 2

  6. Francophone Session
    La promotion du bien-être des élèves à l'aide du Soutien au comportement positif


Speaker:   Dr. Michael Ungar
Presentation: English / French
Book List

Speaker:  Jan Sanderson
Presentation: English / French

Workshops - Friday
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

  1. The Canadian High Fidelity Wraparound Model - An Evidence Based Blueprint for a Whole Community Approach for Children and Youth and their Families Struggling with Special or Complex and Persistent Mental Health Challenges

  2. Bridges:  a new program to address critical gap for youth in mental health crisis

  3. Getting My Teenage Life Back on Track - The Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School Suboxone Program

  4. Systems Collaboration and Transformation through the Lens of Implementation Science

  5. Community Collaborations: The Road Under Construction

  6. Maamawe Kenjigewin: Creating a Circle of Care.  Community Mobilization and Collaborative Youth Suicide Prevention

  7. Implementing Evidence Informed Practices Across A Community: Where Community Collaboration and Leadership Meet Implementation Science - Thoughts from the Field

Friday 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

  1. Mobilizing a Community to Prevent Youth Suicide: Building a Suicide Safer Community
  2. Post-Secondary Transitions for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students - Everyone Has a Role to Play
  3. The Ontario Youth Screening Project: A cross-sectoral capacity-building initiative
  4. Building Emotional Resilience in Our Classrooms in Collaboration with Children's Mental Health
  5. Discussing the Evidence: Evaluation of the Impact of Family Support Provision to outcomes at family, service, and system levels
  6. Implementing Whole Community Initiatives
  7. SPARK  (en français)