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Wednesday, February 6, 2013 17:37

News from WTFKMH

Numerous projects of WTFKMH are either complete or underway.  Here is a summary:

A meeting was held of stakeholders who are involved in the delivery of autism in order to develop a protocol which clarifies the various roles each play.  An initial draft is currently being circulated to participants to refine the outputs. 

EBtech our internet supplier has completed the additional web pages to host the activities of WTFKMH, and is now available.

Examples of services data bases are being identified to assist in developing an accessible and up to date description of services provided by providers in the community.

A web based survey has been distributed to training participants and an outcome report will be reviewed at the February meeting of the Working Together for Kids' Mental Health Committee.

December saw the delivery of First Nations cultural competency training offered to the WTFKMH community, attended by 50 participants.  The Ministry of Children and Youth Services (Youth Justice Branch) sponsored and  Enodmaagejig Social Services delivered a two day workshop designed to assist service providers to understand and accommodate their service efforts in a culturally appropriate manner.

Our first Mental Health Literacy Training, in partnership with the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health, was delivered on Tuesday January 29th at the Dow Youth Centre.  More than 40 participants cutting across a variety of sectors took part in a successful launch of this initiative.

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