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Applications for Innovation Initiatives funding now being accepted

Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 09:30 AM

Applications for Innovation Initiatives funding now being accepted

We’re pleased to open another round of Innovation Initiatives grants — worth up to $50,000 each — to help agencies and service providers throughout Ontario add to, or improve, their virtual mental healthcare offerings to better serve their clients now and post-pandemic.

While service providers throughout Ontario’s child and youth mental health sector have been exploring how best to integrate virtual care options for some time, the...

Meet our new director of special projects and operations

Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 11:26 AM

Meet our new director of special projects and operations

We are pleased to share that Melissa Jennings has been selected as our new director of special projects and operations. Her strong and thoughtful leadership over more than eight years as a manager — and over the last few months in the director role in an interim capacity — has been incredibly valuable to the Centre.

“Melissa’s steadfast support and leadership through many changes over the years (and particularly through this pandemic) have...

The Centre welcomes new director of knowledge mobilization

Posted on Monday, September 21, 2020 11:36 AM

The Centre welcomes new director of knowledge mobilization

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Jaime Brown has been named director of knowledge mobilization for the Centre, effective September 21, 2020.

Jaime has extensive experience in evaluation and implementation science, an expertise she skillfully leveraged in her previous role as research coach with the Centre. “Her systemic and outcomes-focused approach to knowledge mobilization has allowed Jaime to build strong relationships with national,...

Child and youth mental health impact grants: COVID-19 response

Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 09:50 AM

Child and youth mental health impact grants: COVID-19 response

Our sector had to quickly pivot and adapt these last few months to support children, young people and families during these times of uncertainty and physical distancing. You did get your creative juices flowing and you found new ways to service your clients. We’re calling on researchers and innovators who would like to test out big ideas and novel solutions that emerged in response to the pandemic!

We’re looking to fund projects that...

Getting oriented: An introduction to the quality standards for youth and family engagement

Posted on Thursday, September 03, 2020 10:00 AM

Getting oriented: An introduction to the quality standards for youth and family engagement

You heard about the new quality standards for youth and family engagement we launched a few weeks ago, and you’re now wondering what your implementation journey should look like and where to start? It’s time to watch our orientation webinars!

These pre-recorded webinars are geared toward organizations and communities interested in implementing either the quality standard for youth engagement or the quality...