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We are thrilled to announce that the 2023-2024 training program is now available on our website! We have worked diligently to curate a comprehensive lineup of training modules designed to meet the evolving needs of our clients, partners and all the community. Whether you prefer the convenience of online training or the engaging experience of in-person sessions, we offer both options to cater to your preferences.

Our training programs provide a unique opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills in mental health and well-being. With expert facilitators, interactive sessions, and practical insights, our courses are designed to empower individuals and organizations to create mentally healthy and supportive environments.

Visit our website to explore the exciting training options available and take the first step toward unlocking the potential of mental wellness in your workplace. We look forward to supporting you on your journey towards a healthier, happier, and more productive workforce.

Please note that training programs which are run in a virtual online environment requires access to a computer with sound and video is required.  We encourage participants to download the  Zoom Client in advance of their session.  Get the download HERE.

When selecting the program you wish to register for, please ensure you have picked your preferred learning environment (in person or virtual) from the options outlined below.  If you have any questions, please email [email protected] at your convenience.

Embrace the power of mental health training and let us be your trusted partner in fostering a positive workplace culture.

The Canadian Mental Health Association Ottawa branch offers training programs and workshops for professionals, employers, educational institutions and the general public who work with or care for persons living with a mental illness. We offer programs in both English and French by qualified and certified instructors.

Our training season runs from September to June each year for general public programs and workshops. An overview of the sessions we have planned for the 2023 -2024 season are listed below.

Course Descriptions

For detailed information on each of the courses below please click the links.  If you would like to download or print a learning program guide – click here.

2023 – 2024 Training Season Overview


You must register online for training.  You can access our online system by clicking  via the individual course descriptions throughout our website.  Registrations must be paid via Visa or Mastercard, we do not accept cash or debit cards.

If you cannot register online or you are experiencing difficulties with the online tool, please call our office at 613-737-7791, ext 217.

All program registration deadlines are one week prior to the event date, so be sure to register in advance as we cannot accept late registrations.

Cancellations and Refunds

Full refunds, less a $20.00 administration fee, will be given when a written request is received seven days prior to the date of workshop. Registration may be transferred to another person.

If we need to cancel your training session, you will receive an email notifying you of the cancellation. If we are running the session again during the training season, you will have the option to transfer your registration to later in the year.  If we are not running another session or you do not wish to transfer your registration, we will refund you the cost of the program in the same manner in which you originally paid.


Parking is free of charge and available on a first come, first served basis.


Training Room Located on Basement Level
CMHA Ottawa Branch
311 McArthur Ave, Suite 301
Ottawa, Ontario

Frequently Asked Questions

We try to keep our information up to date and to proactively answer your questions.  To review the current FAQ section, click here.

For additional questions or information please contact our Learning & Development team at [email protected] or call us at 613-737-7791 ext 217

If you’re a student looking for placement opportunities please click here.
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