Framework & Strategies

Here, you will find high-level guiding documents utilizing evidence-based best practices. Explore the resources below to discover mental health frameworks and charters, resources for developing a campus mental health strategy, and supporting materials for data collection and reporting.

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Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health’s Annual Conference

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Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health’s Annual Conference

Registration for the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH)’s Annual Conference is now open! As our world continues to respond to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, our campus communities are continually adapting and transforming to stay connected. These are unprecedented times that have emphasized the nuanced mental...

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First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework

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First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework

From the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation “The First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum (FNMWC) is a national framework that addresses mental wellness among First Nations in Canada. It identifies ways to enhance service coordination among various systems and supports culturally safe delivery of services. The FNMWC Framework was developed through collaboration between...

Starter Kit: For the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students

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Starter Kit: For the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students

From the Mental Health Commission of Canada “This tool is designed to support Canadian post-secondary institutions as they begin aligning with the voluntary National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students. Three out of every four mental health problems have been first diagnosed between the ages...

The National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students

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The National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students

From the Mental Health Commission of Canada   World’s first Standard aims to help Canada’s post-secondary institutions support positive mental health The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released a new National Standard to guide the development of policies, procedures, and practices at post-secondary education institutions that promote positive...

Project Update: Mental Health and Well-being for Post-Secondary Students
Getting started with the Student Standard within the COVID-19 context and beyond

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Getting started with the Student Standard within the COVID-19 context and beyond

Hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), in collaboration with CSA Group, has championed the development of the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students. In addition, MHCC has invested in a Starter Kit to...

Graduate Student Mental Health

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Graduate Student Mental Health

Hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health “This webinar aims to take a meaningful approach to offering guidance on how to support graduate students from all walks of life, whether in need of mental health and addictions supports or not, and the suggestions provided are meant to...

Toward Health Equity: A Tool for Developing Equity-Sensitive Public Health Interventions

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Toward Health Equity: A Tool for Developing Equity-Sensitive Public Health Interventions

From the Public Health Agency of Canada “This tool draws on existing research- and practice-based evidence about interventions to address social, environmental, and material conditions that contribute to differences in health. It uses healthy weights as a case example, however its main elements may be applied to a range of...

Supporting International Students – Part 1

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Supporting International Students – Part 1

This webinar is part 1 in the Supporting International Students topic. Watch the part 2 facilitated conversation here. With an increase of 185% from 2010 to 2019, international students represent one of the fastest growing student populations in Canada. In 2019 alone the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) reported...

Toolkit Launch: Promising Practices for Mental Health Initiatives at Alberta Post Secondary Institutions

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Toolkit Launch: Promising Practices for Mental Health Initiatives at Alberta Post Secondary Institutions

This interactive webinar highlights the new Mental Health Promising Practices Toolkit showcasing 11 promising practices from Albertan PSIs. Learn how to best navigate the Toolkit to benefit your students’ mental health and contribute to a comprehensive approach of support for your institution. Chelsea Bodoe from Mount Royal University hosts presenters...

Graduate Student Mental Health Toolkit

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Graduate Student Mental Health Toolkit

From the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health The graduate student mental health toolkit is a guide to supporting graduate students prepared by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH).

Policy Readiness Tool

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Policy Readiness Tool

From the School of Public Health, University of Alberta “Use this tool to assess a community or organization’s readiness for policy change. Learn strategies to encourage the adoption of healthy public policy in these places. The Policy Readiness Tool was developed with support from the Alberta Policy Coalition for Cancer...

HCA 2020 Wellness Summit: Summary and Resources

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HCA 2020 Wellness Summit: Summary and Resources

The HCA 2020 Wellness Summit took place on June 23, 2020 in an online format, with Pre-Summit Webinars on June 16 and June 18, 2020. Thank you to all who joined us for this experience in learning and collaboration. Click here to view the Community Report.  This summit’s theme, Moving Upstream, sought to highlight the...