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Recent work on Trauma, Client and Family Engagement, and Outcome Measurement in Child & Youth Mental Health

This three part webinar series provides an overview of recent work from CPRI's Applied Research & Education department.

What Happened? The Importance of Assessing for Adverse Life Events and Trauma in Childhood

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Archived Webinar (Original Date: September 2018)

Presented by: Keith Willoughby, Kim Arbeau & Laura Theall
 

This archived webinar is the first of a series recorded as part of the 2018-2019 CPRI Education Calendar. Three staff from CPRI's Applied Research and Education department discuss research that uses the interRAI Child & Youth Suite of Assessments to further understand the relationship between childhood adversity and mental health symptoms.

Listening to the Voices of Children and Families: Data and Examples of Initiatives at CPRI for Working with Clients and their Families

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Archived Webinar (Original Date: December 2018)

Presented by: Naila Meraj & Laura Theall
 

This archived webinar is the second of a series recorded as part of the 2018-2019 CPRI Education Calendar. Two staff from CPRI's Applied Research and Education department discuss activities and research on client and family engagement. Research uses the interRAI Child & Youth Suite of tools.

Are Children and Youth Getting Better? Outcome Research from the interRAI Child & Youth Suite of Tools

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Archived Webinar (Original Date: April 2019)

Presented by: Laura Theall & Gwynne Ng
 

This archived webinar is the third of a series recorded as part of the 2018-2019 CPRI Education Calendar. Two staff from CPRI's Applied Research and Education department discuss research on assessing outcomes for children and youth receiving mental health services for complex needs using the interRAI Child & Youth Suite of tools.

interRAI Assessment Tools

interRAI is a research network of assessment and treatment experts from over 35 countries; they develop tools to collect quality data about vulnerable populations.

In partnership with interRAI and Dr. Shannon Stewart (Western University), CPRI is developing a suite of child and youth assessment tools. These tools are currently used in our intake and ongoing assessment process. Our assessment system helps your child get to the right service at the right time.

CPRI plays a lead role in supporting implementation of the interRAI Child and Youth Suite tools at agencies across the province including training clinicians in the use of the tools. Contact Ian Kerr for more information.

The interRAI Child and Youth Suite of Tools: Assessment, Family Engagement, and Data

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Archived Webinar (Original Date: December 7, 2016)

Presented by Kim Arbeau, PhD & Maggie McKnight, BA.

Understandably, families can get extremely frustrated telling their story multiple times to service providers. The interRAI Child and Youth Suite of tools was designed to support seamless transitions across agencies and sectors to ultimately reduce burden on clients and families. This archived webinar provides a brief introduction to the tools in the interRAI Child and Youth Suite, demonstrate how the tools support transitions (including to adult services) and family engagement, and highlights how the information collected can be used to report outcomes at the client/family and agency levels.

What's the Meaning of all this Data? A look at how agencies can use the data from the interRAI Child/Youth Suite of Assessments

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Archived Webinar (Original Date: December 6, 2017)

In this webinar, attendees will learn how to get and make sense of the data from the interRAI Child/Youth Suite. The focus of the webinar will be using data for program and agency reporting. Specifically, the presenters will demonstrate how to export and perform analyses using Microsoft Excel. Presenters will also provide insight into how individuals working with data can measure outcomes using the interRAI tools. In addition, attendees will gain tips on how to make clinical inferences about the data.

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