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Children's Mental Health Certificate (Online)

Is This for You?

This online certificate would benefit anyone who works with or takes care of children, from infancy to adolescence. This broad spectrum includes:

  • Professionals in health care and community services
  • Non-profits working with families
  • Emergency services, such as police, paramedics, firefighters, security guards
  • The education sector
  • Parents and guardians

You can choose to take individual courses, if you do not wish to pursue a certificate in Children's Mental Health.

Certificate Highlights

Gain the relevant knowledge and skills to effectively work with infants, children or adolescents with complicated psychiatric disorders.

These interactive online courses will focus on the developmental process, understanding psychiatric disorders and associated behaviors, risk factors and triggers, the identification of behaviors and symptoms, family relationships, and intervention and prevention strategies.

Courses can be taken in any order unless a prerequisite is indicated.

Courses in Children's Mental Health Certificate (Online)

Details and registration below


Certificates must be completed within five years. Once you have completed all certificate requirements, please contact us again for your official certification.


CMH:Psychiatric Disorders Common to the Infant, Child & Adolescent Population


Review a variety of abnormal cognitive and behavioural disorders as they relate to complicated mental health disorders common to infant, child and adolescents. You will gain an understanding of the behaviours and the daily effects and challenges on the mental health of the infant, child, and adolescent population.

There are no scheduled classes at this time.

CMH: Cognitive Development, Trauma and Loss - Children's Mental Health Focus


Study the effects of trauma on cognitive development of infants, children and adolescents. You will also learn to identify those children with trauma histories in order to limit the potential triggers within the therapeutic environment. The theories of loss and grief, as these relate to the infant, child and adolescent population will be explored.

There are no scheduled classes at this time.

CMH:Risk Factors of Common Psychiatric Disorders in the Infant, Child, and Adolescent Population


Learn to recognize the risk factors and triggers associated with common psychiatric disorders in the infant, child, and adolescent population. Early identification and awareness of the behaviours will help you to appropriately identify and assess the situation at hand.

There are no scheduled classes at this time.

CMH: Family Relationships and their Impact on Psychiatric Disorders


Examine the interconnectedness of family relationships and their effect on common abnormal psychiatric disorders in infants, children and adolescents. We will review the developmental stages, familiar structures and family functions through the lens of family systems theory. You will also explore the environmental effects and their influences on the family as a dynamic entity.

There are no scheduled classes at this time.

CMH: Prevention and Intervention Strategies


Gain the skills required for prevention and intervention strategies to appropriately respond to stressful situations in the infant, child, and adolescent population. We will focus on the effective application of communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills in a variety of situations.

There are no scheduled classes at this time.

Course Materials

Some courses require additional textbooks and/or materials. Please visit your campus store in-person or online:

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Continuing Education & Corporate Training Office

705-749-5530 ext. 1502


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