We have released the 2022-23 schedule for all our programs and registration is NOW OPEN. Please note that some training events will be held in person at CMHA Ottawa and at this time we ask you read and follow the COVID protocols outlined on the program section of this website below.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org at your convenience.
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 2020-2021 season are listed below.
We also offer on-demand sessions of many of our programs throughout the year based on your group or organizational needs. For more information on how to request an on-demand training session, please visit our training request page.
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.
- Integrated Treatment for Concurrent Disorders
- Intensive Case Management Training
- Mental Health Works
- Motivational Interviewing
- Advanced Motivational Interviewing
- Mental Health 101 – Coming Soon
2022 – 2023 Training Season Overview
You must register online for training. You can access our online system by clicking here, via the Events schedule or the individual course descriptions throughout the site. 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
Frequently Asked Questions
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For additional questions or information please contact our Learning & Development team at email@example.com or call us at 613-737-7791 ext 217