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E-resources for working with youth

Appropriate for Children and Families and Health and Mental Health

Total Practicum Hours:   8 hours

Youth and Mental Health 101

https://moodle8.camhx.ca/moodle/course/view.php?id=13

90 Minutes – This CAMH tutorial provides a general overview of mental health challenges faced by youth, including an overview of the mental health continuum, trauma and building resilience.  There is a quiz at the end.

 

Human Trafficking Training for Professionals Working with Youth

http://training.helpingtraffickedpersons.org/course/view.php?id=8

3 hours – Create an account.  Google Chrome or Firefox is best for viewing.  Quiz and certificate at the end of Modules.

Module 1: Defining human trafficking

Module 2: General signs of recruitment, strategies and barriers for identifying victims

Module 3: Best practice guidelines for services, Trauma Informed care and interview tips

Module 4: Human trafficking regulations in Canada and referral resources

 

Youth and Technology

http://www.camhx.ca/education/online_courses/mha101/youthandtechnology/Youth_and_Technology_.htm

30 minutes – This CAMH tutorial provides basic information on a number of topics related to technology used by youth including background information on online gaming and internet use, healthy vs unhealthy involvement and signs of problems.

 

Navigating the Youth Criminal Justice and Mental Health Systems

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHwfHUaSW0s&feature=youtu.be

90 minutes – This webinar presented by CAMH and Canadian Mental Health Association of Ontario provides an overview of important legislation and key justice-related terminology that impact youth with mental health and addiction issues.  (Please note this webinar was presented in 2015, prior to the implementation of the CYFSA)

 

Engaging Families in Affirming Trauma-Informed Care for LGBTQ Children and Youth

https://learn.nctsn.org/course/view.php?id=530

90 minutes – Please register to complete the course, there is a post quiz and certificate available at completion.  It does take a few minutes to download the training.

Research has shown that LGBTQ youth who have family support have better outcomes through their youth and into adulthood. This webinar outlines techniques for engaging families in affirming treatment and care of their LGBTQ youth.

 

Additional Resource (not included in total practicum hours)

Let’s Talk:  Developing Effective Communication for Child Victims of Abuse and Human Trafficking

https://childhub.org/en/system/tdf/library/attachments/unicef_handbook_lets_talk_5.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=17269