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Refugee Mental Health Online Course, CAMH

Online
November 16–December 23, 2015
 
Registration is now open for the next session of the online Refugee Mental Health Course, offered in English and in French (October 5, 2015).
 
Register well in advance! Space is limited!
 
The Refugee Mental Health Course is intended for health care, settlement, or social services professionals who work with or are interested in working with refugees.
 
This award-winning course was developed by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and is accredited by the University of Toronto’s Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development.
 
This course aims to enhance service providers’ knowledge and skills in supporting refugee mental health, including in: recognizing and addressing mental health problems; understanding the unique needs of vulnerable refugee subgroups (e.g. children, women, seniors and victims of torture); promoting refugee mental health; applying best practices in treatment; and preventing burnout and vicarious trauma.

This course is intended for health care, settlement, or social services professionals who work with or are interested in working with refugees. The course aims to enhance service providers’ knowledge and skills in supporting refugee mental health, including in: recognizing and addressing mental health problems; understanding the unique needs of vulnerable refugee subgroups (e.g. children, women, seniors and victims of torture); promoting refugee mental health; applying best practices in treatment (if applicable); and preventing burnout and vicarious trauma.

The online course is:

  • free for Ontario professionals (available in other provinces and territories for a fee)
  • interactive, with practical learning activities, videos and discussion forums
  • self-directed so you can learn at your own pace
  • accredited for health care professionals; offers a Letter of Completion for all participants

Register now for the next course session to avoid disappointment: https://www.porticonetwork.ca/web/rmhp/courses/how-to-register.

This will be the last session for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
 
Please visit the Refugee Mental Health Project website for more information and registration details.

This project is funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), Ontario region.