IRCC Free Online Course on Mental Health for Immigrants & Refugees - Free to Service Providers

SAISIA’s network wishes to announce that registration is now open for CAMH’s Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health online course, starting September 30th, 2019. The course is free for participants.
September 14, 2019 | Communications Chair

SAISIA’s network wishes to announce that registration is now open for CAMH’s Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health online course, starting September 30th, 2019. The course is free for participants.

The course is a free, self-directed training that responds to the needs of front-line service providers in the settlement, social service, and health care sectors. It is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and offers evidence-based information for frontline service providers to provide care and support to immigrants and refugees arriving to Canada.

The course provides an overview on the social determinants of health and its impact on mental health. It emphasizes the role of the migration trajectory when addressing the mental health of immigrant and refugee sub-populations. The course is designed to build your capacity in providing equitable access to support and treatment, while highlighting the necessity of partnerships among sectors.

As a course participant, you are given access to promising practices and resources applicable to settlement and health service sectors in facilitating successful integration. The course’s interactive learning environment lets you engage with experts in the field and thousands of service providers from across Canada.

Learn more by visiting the Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project website: https://irmhp-psmir.camhx.ca/courses.

To reserve your seat, here’s what you need to know:

  • Who: The course is offered to settlement, social and health care providers working with immigrants and refugees in Canada (excluding Québec)
  • When: September 30, 2019
  • Where: Online
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Time commitment: 20-25 hours
  • Cost: Free

Please note that there is limited space! Please register as soon as possible.

Please feel free to contact the IRMHP team if you have any questions by writing to [email protected]

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