WHAT IS UMIND?
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Umind is an international online community dedicated to helping child and youth mental health professionals, educators and student learners expand their expertise, collaborate and grow in their profession. Umind accomplishes this through its vast library of resources, practical tools and online training opportunities for professionals in the mental health space.
Developed by Kids’ Health Links Foundation (KHLF), in collaboration with Umind’s clinical partner Lutherwood, supported by its academic partner Mohawk College, and presented by Raymond James Ltd., this unique platform breaks down resource silos to build a virtual community globally connected in their commitment to improve the lives of children, youth and their families living with mental health issues. Umind’s registered members include frontline and administrative child and youth mental health staff, health care professionals, educators, post-secondary students and other professionals working with children and families, representing over 300 organizations within Canada and internationally.
The Umind Webinar Series
The newest resource available to Umind members and even non-members is the Umind Webinar Series. Launched in December 2014, this webinar series was created in response to an expressed need by children and youth mental health professionals for more accessible practice-specific professional development opportunities.
In 2018, Umind webinars included such critical topics as:
How to Support Children and Youth Questioning Their Gender Identity
Legalization of Marijuana and the Impact on the Mental Health System
Grief and Trauma in Mental Health’