Resource for TRs working with Children and Youth Mental Health

Umind is an international online community dedicated to helping child and  youth mental health professionals, educators and student learners expand their expertise, collaborate and grow in their profession. This is accomplished through Umind’s vast library of resources, practical tools and training.

Through this knowledge exchange initiative, Umind is breaking down resource silos to build an international community connected in their commitment to improve the lives of children and youth and their families living with mental health issues.

Purpose:

The purpose of Umind is to cultivate an online community where mental health professional can easily share and access practical resources, tools and knowledge to positively impact he mental health and well-being of children and youth.

Umind Professional Resource Library

Registered Umind members have access to practical tools, promising interventions and a network of child and youth mental health professionals. Umind currently features 1100+ practical tools and resources generously contributed by over 150 child and youth mental health agencies across Canada.

Umind Areas of Focus:

  • online collection of practical tools and resources for child and youth mental health professionals, developed by children’s mental health treatment and resources centres across Canada.
  • resources for program planning (e.g. policies and procedures, training, program models, evaluation).
  • resources for clinical practice (e.g. assessments, toolkits, compassion fatigue supports, strategies).
  • resources for caregivers (e.g. handouts, sibling guides, factsheets).
  • resources for teacher and educators (e.g.g toolkits, guidebooks, curriculum samples).

Umind Webinars: 

Created in response to an expressed need by mental health professional for more accessible and practice-specfiic professional development opportunities.

Webinar events include: 

  • vicarious trauma
  • substance abuse and mental health
  • social media 101
  • using technology for CYMH Support
  • FASD support program
  • resiliency series
  • supporting children and youth who are grieving
  • youth engagement
  • The Power of ….Series
  • youth suicide
  • experiential learning and psychosis
  • mindfulness
  • universal design for learning
  • concussions and mental health

 

To become a registered member or to learn more go to www.umind.ca