BC | Core ICS Mental Health

What are some of the topics that are covered in this course?
  • Colonization in Canada
  • Racism, discrimination, and stereotyping, and their impacts on Indigenous peoples in mental health, substance use, and addiction contexts
  • Historical and ongoing impacts of colonization on mental health and substance use
  • Perspectives on mental health and healing
  • Reducing health inequities and enhancing mental health
  • Taking action: Enhancing Indigenous Cultural Safety in mental health and substance use services
Who should take this course?

Anyone who works, studies, or volunteers within the mental health sector:

  • Clinical service providers (e.g., psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors, therapists)
  • Administrators
  • Managers
  • Research staff
  • Clerical support

This course is introductory and meant to supplement Nation- and region-specific training provided by Regional Health Authorities and/or Indigenous communities.


Is this course accredited?

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The online Core Mental Health course meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada. This two-credit per-hour Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 20 Mainpro+ credits.




UBC CPD LogoThe University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians.  This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program (MOC) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and has been approved by UBC CPD for up to 10.0 MOC Section 3 Self-Assessment hours (credits are automatically calculated). Each physician should claim only those credits accrued through participation in the activity.



How much does this course cost?

Core ICS Mental Health is $300 per training seat.

How do I register?

Please visit our Registration page for more information.