This program gives participants an opportunity to develop a set of competencies to effectively support children and youth who are struggling with a variety of relational and mental health issues.

Private Certificate

Certificate in Responding to Children and Youth Issues

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Core/Mandatory workshops include:

Elective workshops:

Elective workshops, chosen in consultation with CTRI, make up the additional hours of training you need to reach 60 hours. Suggested elective workshops to complete this certificate are: Play Therapy, Gender and Sexual Diversity in Youth, Self-Injury Behaviour in Youth, and Trauma-Informed Care. You can find all our available workshop topics here.

*There are additional workshops that meet the requirements of the Certificate in Crisis and Trauma Response. Please speak to us about customizing the program to fit your needs.

How it Works

Contact one of our training coordinators to receive a proposal. We’ll help you choose the best content and trainers for your group. We’ll also discuss the timelines and other logistics of running the program.

Elliot Grisdale, Private/On-Location Training Coordinator

Elliot Grisdale
Training Coordinator
[email protected]

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Lori Tiessen Banman
Training Coordinator
[email protected]

Cost varies depending on location. You will receive an estimate with your proposal.