Key Info

Location:

Videoconferencing

When:

Tuesdays Weekly

Time

2:00PM - 4:00PM EST

Target Audience:

Healthcare Providers

Start Date:

Sept. 15, 2020

Session Structure:

Introductions & Announcements
(15 Minutes)

Didactic Presentation on a Weekly Topic
(30 Minutes)

Case Discussion
(60 Minutes)

Library Questions & Wrap-Up
(15 Minutes)

Commitment:

Attend Weekly Sessions
(At Least 60%)

Present a Client Case

Participate in Group Discussions

Provide Feedback Through Evaluation Activities

Hub Team:

Dr. Allison Crawford
Psychiatrist/Co-Lead

Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam
Psychiatrist/Co-Lead

Dr. Greg Lodenquai
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist/Co-Lead

Dr. Francesca Di Paola
Addictions Specialist

Dr. Javed Alloo
Family Physician

Anne Kirvan
Social Worker

Reena Besa
Librarian

General Mental Health

ECHO Ontario Mental Health aims to help healthcare providers build capacity in the treatment and management of mental health and addictions.
The project works to empower healthcare providers to use evidence-based best practices to reduce the need for specialist visits,
improving the quality of care for patients seeking treatment for mental health, addiction, and related disorders in Ontario’s primary care settings.

Sample Curriculum Schedule

#1 (Sep.15, 2020)

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Trauma Informed Care

#2 (Sep. 22, 2020)

Collaborating Around Treatment Planning

#3 (Sep. 29, 2020)

Sleep

#4 (Oct. 6, 2020)

Suicide Risk Assessment for Children & Youth

#5 (Oct. 13, 2020)

Case Formulation

#6 (Oct. 20, 2020)

Introduction to CBT

#7 (Oct. 27, 2020)

Assessment & Management of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

#8 (Nov. 3, 2020)

Virtual Mental Health Interventions During COVID-19

#9 (Nov. 10, 2020)

Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult ADHD

#10 (Nov. 17, 2020)

Alcohol

#11 (Nov. 24, 2020)

Principles of Attachment

#12 (Dec. 1, 2020)

Anxiety Disorders

#13 (Dec. 8, 2020)

Motivational Interviewing

#14 (Jan. 5, 2021)

Rational Polypharmacy

#15 (Jan. 12, 2021)

Assessment of PTSD

#16 (Jan. 19, 2021)

Management of PTSD

#17 (Jan. 26, 2021)

Early Psychosis

#18 (Feb. 2, 2021)

OCD

#19 (Feb. 9, 2021)

Introduction to DBT

#20 (Feb. 16, 2021)

Personality Disorders: Cluster B

#21 (Feb. 23, 2021)

Youth Depression

#22 (Mar. 2, 2021)

Endocrine Disorders and Mental Health

#23 (Mar. 9, 2021)

Management of Adult Psychosis

#24 (Apr. 6, 2021)

Women's Mental Health Across the Lifespan

#25 (Apr. 13, 2021)

Gambling & Technology

#26 (Apr. 20, 2021)

Cultural Safety

#27 (Apr. 27, 2021)

Cannabis

#28 (May 4, 2021)

Assessment of Bipolar Disorder

#29 (May 11, 2021)

Management of Bipolar Disorder

#30 (May 18, 2021)

Benzodiazepines

#31 (May 25, 2021)

Dementia: Screening & Diagnosis

#32 (Jun. 1, 2021)

Gender Development

#33 (Jun. 8, 2021)

Developmental Disorders

#34 (Jun. 15, 2021)

Managing Mental Health After a Stroke

#35 (Jun. 22, 2021)

H.O.P.E.

#36 (Jun. 29, 2021)

Opioids