ON | Core Mental Health

What are some of the topics covered in this course?
  • Colonization in Canada
  • Racism, discrimination, and stereotyping, and their impacts on Indigenous peoples in mental health, substance use, and addiction service 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: Uprooting anti-Indigenous  racism and enhancing Indigenous Cultural Safety in mental health and substance use services 
Who should take this course?

Anyone who works, studies, or volunteers in the mental health sector. This includes:

  • Clinical service providers (e.g., psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors, therapists),
  • Administrators, 
  • Managers, 
  • Research staff, and so forth. 

This course is baseline transformative education and meant to compliment Nation- and region-specific training provided by Indigenous organizations and/or communities.

Anyone who works, studies, or volunteers within the mental health sector can take Core Mental Health course. There are no prerequisites.

 Is this course accredited?

The College of Family Physicians of CanadaCollege of Family Physicians of Canada logo

The online Core 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.



Canadian College of Health Leaders                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CCHL

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 

5 Category II creditstowards their maintenance of certification requirement


Maintien de la Certification

Une participation à cette réunion par un membre certifié du Collège canadien des leaders en santé (CHE / Fellow) vaut 5 crédits de la catégorie II du MDC à l'égard de l'exigence du maintien de la certification à laquelle ceux-ci sont soumis.


For any questions, please Contact:


Canadian College of Health Leaders / Collège canadien des leaders en santé

150 Isabella Street, Suite 1102, Ottawa, ON K1S 1V7

Tel: 613.235.7218/1.800.363.9056



How much does this course cost?

Core Mental Health costs $300 per training seat in most regions. Your organization or workplace may have already purchased a seat in this training for you. 

How do I register?

Please visit our Registraion Page for more information.