Online Workshop - Mental Health Concerns in Children & Youth

Location: Online

Date: Self-Paced

Time: Self-Paced – 60 days to complete

Cost: $146/per person

Facilitator: Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)


SFNFCI is pleased to bring you the following training provided by the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI). This workshop is an on-demand training that can be completed within 60 days of sign in. All registered participants will receive access by email address.



The ability to thrive and manage life’s difficulties is greatly influenced by our mental wellbeing from an early age. Children and youth need supports in their lives to help navigate the challenges that come along with mental health, and to connect them with the necessary support and services. This workshop provides a general overview of the common mental illnesses for children and youth, including the signs and symptoms, themes for treatment, and the controversies that surround some of the diagnoses. Participants will learn tips for informal support of children, youth, and their families struggling with mental health concerns.

Please note: This workshop is not a skill-building workshop and does not provide training for clinical therapy – the aim of the workshop is to provide understanding and awareness of mental health concerns in children and youth.


Learning Objectives


Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • List the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues in the younger population
  • Identify the contextual factors and key controversies in diagnoses
  • Describe the interaction between mental health vulnerability and other risk factors
  • Summarize the common themes for treatment and tips for supporting families


Some of the Topics Reviewed

  • Larger Context of Mental Health in Children and Youth
  • Controversies and Debates
  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Depression and Bipolar Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Considerations Related to Self-Injury and Suicide
  • Mental Illness and Addictions
  • Tips and Resources for Supporting


Note: 100% attendance is required to receive course certification. The withdrawal policy can be viewed at


Deadline for registration: Mar 20, 2023


For more information please contact:


SFNFCI Learning Operations Coordinator - Carrie Shingoose, 306-202-9835 or

SFNFCI Learning Operations Consultant - Juanita Wolfe-306-716-7037 or



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