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.

Curriculum Schedule

#1 (Sep.17, 2019)
Case Formulation

#2 (Sep. 24, 2019)
Cultural Safety & Trauma Informed Care

#3 (Oct. 1, 2019)
Bipolar Disorder Assessment

#4 (Oct. 8, 2019)
Psychopharmacology

#5 (Oct. 15, 2019)
Assessment & Management of ADHD

#6 (Oct. 22, 2019)
Endocrine Disorders

#7 (Oct. 29, 2019)
Depression (Assessment & Management)

#8 (Nov. 5, 2019)
Opioid Use Disorders

#9 (Nov. 12, 2019)
Motivational Interviewing

#10 (Nov. 19, 2019)
Psychosis & Schizophrenia I

#11 (Nov. 26, 2019)
Sleep: A Psychiatric Vital Sign

#12 (Dec. 3, 2019)
Suicide Risk Assessment for Children & Youth

#13 (Dec. 10, 2019)
Eating Disorders

#14 (Jan. 7, 2020)
Addictions 101

#15 (Jan. 14, 2020
Benzodiazepine Use Disorder

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

#17 (Jan. 28, 2020)
Gambling & Technology

#18 (Feb. 4, 2020)
Anxiety Disorders (Assessment & Management)

#19 (Feb. 11, 2020
Bipolar Disorder Management

#20 (Feb. 18, 2020)
Collaborating Around Medication Adherence

#21 (Feb. 25, 2020)
Flex Session (Topic TBD)

#22 (Mar. 3, 2020)
Neurodevelopmental Disorders

#23 (Mar. 24, 2020
PTSD 1

#24 (Mar. 31, 2020)
Screening for Dementia

#25 (Apr. 7, 2020)
Psychosis & Schizophrenia II

#26 (Apr. 14, 2020)
Principles of Attachment & Implications for Clinical Practice

#27 (Apr. 21, 2020
Alcohol Use Disorder

#28 (Apr. 28, 2020)
Rational Polypharmacy

#29 (May 5, 2020)
Perinatal Mental Health

#30 (May 12, 2020)
PTSD II

#31 (May 19, 2020
Medical Marijuana: Current Guidance

#32 (May 26, 2020)
Flex Session (Topic TBD)

#33 (Jun. 2, 2020)
Assessment & Diagnosis of Personality Disorders: Cluster B

#34 (Jun. 9, 2020)
Introduction to CBT

#35 (Jun. 16, 2020
Introduction to DBT

#36 (Jun. 23, 2020)
Accessing Resources