Stay up to date on important initiatives and projects impacting Ontario's child and youth mental health and addictions sector with our electronic newsletter, Field Notes.
Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 03:06 PM
We are pleased to share our 2020 impact report, In focus: Moving forward with 20/20 vision.
This report highlights key aspects of our work and progress over the past fiscal year across our four focus areas: care pathways, youth and family engagement, e-mental health and system initiatives. Notably, the report touches upon how we have been:
Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 03:27 PM
We’re taking another step toward consistent, measurable youth and family engagement across Ontario, and so can you!
Since debuting the draft quality standards for youth and family engagement last fall, we piloted our coaching program in several communities and now, we’re ready to support other organizations and communities through their implementation journey.
Implementing these standards means more young people...
Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 09:21 AM
Quality is the name of the game for the Ontario child and youth mental health sector, and we are here to support you. After a year of preparation and recruitment, we are ready to kick off Quest, our new quality improvement (QI) program with its very first cohort!
Quest is a program based on Lean Six Sigma methodology, offered in partnership with Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO). Quest will run for 12 to 16 months, building organizational...
Posted on Tuesday, October 08, 2019 10:30 AM
Pursuing excellence demands that we define it. In 2018 we began developing provincial quality standards for youth and family engagement in partnership with youth, families, clinicians and researchers from all over Ontario. Now that we have draft standards, we’re developing coaching and implementation resources to support organizations who want to put the standards into action.
A quality standard consists of several...
Posted on Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 AM
In 2016, the Auditor General of Ontario recommended the development of caseload guidelines to better assess the efficiency, effectiveness and value-for-money of services offered by publicly funded child and youth mental health (CYMH) agencies. The Centre, in partnership with Children’s Mental Health Ontario, established a working group to provide recommendations to the Ministry for developing and...