Resources

 
 

Community Resources

www.ementalhealth.ca has mental health resources and links to mental health service providers in your geographic area.

Canadian Mental Health Association: https://ontario.cmha.ca/

www.mindyourmindpro.ca provides resources and information to professionals working in the field of youth mental health.

www.eenetconnect.ca developed by CAMH is a site where professionals can access information on different forums about mental health and substance abuse.  You have to request to join the site, but it is simple.

www.depression.informedchoices.ca was developed by researchers, practitioners and young people for young people.

www.kidsmentalhealth.ca Children’s Mental Health Ontario has lots of information for youth, parents and professionals.

www.ontario.cmha.ca is the Canadian Mental Health Association website and has information about mental health initiatives throughout Ontario. They send out a news blast and you can sign up to get it.

Employee Assistance Program:

https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/hsprograms/eap.html

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/environmental-workplace-health/occupational-health-safety/employee-assistance-services/employee-assistance-program.html

Ministry of Labour:

https://www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-labour-training-skills-development

Land Acknowledgement:

https://www.toronto.ca/city-government/accessibility-human-rights/indigenous-affairs-office/land-acknowledgement/

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a UMAB Certificate last for?

A UMAB Certificate is valid one year from the completion of the course.

How does an Agency arrange a UMAB Training?

Agencies can connect with us via email or phone.

How many days is the UMAB Training?

"Orientation Program" to UMAB is the initial course a person must take to obtain a UMAB certificate the courses can be either two (no physical containments) or three (with physical containment) days in length.

“Continuing Education Program” is the recertification course that must be completed before the date of expiry on the person's current UMAB Certificate. The course would be either one day (if you completed the 2-day UMAB Orientation) or two days (if you completed the 3-day UMAB Orientation days in length.

How can I, as an individual receive UMAB Training?

By reaching out to us via email or phone. Also, by going to the Partners Page to see what is being offered in the community currently.

 

How do you become a UMAB Trainer?

After the completion of a UMAB Orientation Program, if your Agency is interested, we do offer a Train the Trainer Program, which is 5-days in length. The Trainer is only valid to train UMAB for the Agency that funded the training. Also, the trainer will need to recertify bi-annually, as per our policy of maintaining the highest level of Quality Assurance, Best Practice, Due Diligence and Professional Liability Extention.

 
 
 

Legislation on Physical

Restraints (Containments)

British Columbia
Newfoundland & Labrador
Nova Scotia

Ministry of Community Social Services (MCSS):

https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/.../developmental/information/physical_restraints_training.aspx

 

Ministry of Children and Youth Services

http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/index.aspx

 

Child, Youth and Family Service Act (CFYSA):

https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/17c14.

 

Youth Criminal Justice Act:

https://www.laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/Y-1.5/page-1.html

Other Legislations in Ontario

 

Mental Health Act:

https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/90m07

 

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)-

https://www.aoda.ca/

 

Bill 168, Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act (Violence and Harassment in the Workplace) 2009 -

https://www.ola.org/en/legislative-business/bills/parliament-39/session-1/bill-168

 

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms:

http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/Const/page-15.html

 

Provincial Offences Act:

https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/90p33

 

Human Rights Code:

http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/ontario-human-rights-code

 

Toronto Shelter Standards:

https://www.toronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/98e1-toronto-shelter-standards-2016.pdf

 

Ontario Ombudsman:

https://ombudsman.on.ca/home

 

Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies

http://www.oacas.org/

Ontario
 
 
 

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