Key Info

Location:

Videoconferencing

When:

Tuesdays Weekly

Time

2:00PM - 4:00PM EST

Target Audience:

Healthcare Providers

Start Date:

Sept. 17, 2019

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

Terri Rodak
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 addictions and related disorders in Ontario’s primary care settings.

Sample Curriculum Schedule

#1 (Sep.17, 2019)
Case Formulation

#2 (Sep. 24, 2019)
Depression

#3 (Oct. 1, 2019)
Cultural Safety & Trauma Informed Care

#4 (Oct. 15, 2019)
Attachment

#5 (Oct. 22, 2019)
Endocrine Disorders & Mental Health

#6 (Oct. 29, 2019)
Sleep

#7 (Nov. 5, 2019)
Bipolar Disorder 1

#8 (Nov. 12, 2019)
Bipolar Disorder 2

#9 (Nov. 19, 2019)
ADHD

#10 (Nov. 26, 2019)
Addictions 101

#11 (Dec. 3, 2019)
Neurodevelopmental Disorders

#12 (Dec. 10, 2019)
Flex Session
(Topic TBD)

#13 (Jan. 7, 2019)
Anxiety Disorders

#14 (Jan. 14, 2020)
Alcohol

#15 (Jan. 21, 2020
H.O.P.E. and Its Role in Mental Health Care/Compassion Fatigue

#16 (Jan. 28, 2020)
Suicide Risk Assessment
(Children & Youth)

#17 (Feb. 4, 2020)
Psychosis & Schizophrenia 1

#18 (Feb. 11, 2020)
Psychosis & Schizophrenia 2

#19 (Feb. 18, 2020
Motivational Interviewing

#20 (Feb. 25, 2020)
Opioids

#21 (Mar. 3, 2020)
Gambling & Technology

#22 (Mar. 24, 2020)
Deprescribing

#23 (Mar. 31, 2020
Screening for Dementia

#24 (Apr. 7, 2020)
PTSD 1

#25 (Apr. 14, 2020)
PTSD 2

#26 (Apr. 21, 2020)
Rational Polypharmacy

#27 (Apr. 28, 2020
Collaborating Around Medication Adherence

#28 (May 5, 2020)
Benzodiazepines

#29 (May 12, 2020)
Hormones & Mood Across the Lifespan

#30 (May 19, 2020)
Introduction to CBT

#31 (May 26, 2020
Assessment & Diagnosis of Personality Disorders: Cluster B

#32 (Jun. 2, 2020)
Introduction to DBT

#33 (Jun. 9, 2020)
Flex Session
(Topic TBD)

#34 (Jun. 16, 2020)
Marijuana

#35 (Jun. 23, 2020
Accessing Resources

#36 (Jun. 30, 2020)
Flex Session
(Topic TBD)