This Ontario College Graduate Certificate program will prepare Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses to promote mental health across multiple healthcare contexts and settings. The program includes: the evolution of mental health nursing in Canada, safe spaces and safety practices, community mental health nursing, mental health law and ethics, mental health promotion across the lifespan and with diverse aggregates, psychopharmacology, therapeutic modalities, the global contexts of mental health nursing, and an integrative practicum. Program delivery is flexible through a course-based enrolment model to accommodate the needs of nurses' work schedules. This program aligns with the Canadian Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Competencies and Standards of Practice.
Registration in a program is done on a course-by-course basis each term. The expected availability of courses is displayed below but may change throughout the year. Click on the arrows below to confirm upcoming course offerings and to add a course to your online shopping cart. For assistance, please use the inquiry form on this page or call 519-452-4277.