Toolkits

Sample Intake Forms:

Counselling Centre Intake Form – Part A
Counselling Centre Intake Form – Part B
Mental Health Triage Scale – Centennial College

Sample Consent Forms:

Release of Information Form – Georgian College
Monthly Appointment Tracking Form and Activities Report – Centennial College (and the excel worksheet can be found here).
Clockwork Data Collection Fields
Progress Note Form – Centennial College

Legislation

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers – Practice Guidelines for Consent and Confidentiality with Children and Youth

 

Other Resources

 

Guidebook on Vicarious Trauma

 

Discusses the importance of recognizing the effects of vicarious trauma, developing healthy personal solutions and promoting organizational responses to preserve the strength of counsellors and advocates.
 

Living Well

 

Section on trauma is designed to increase understanding, to provide practical support, and to give an opportunity for critical reflection on addressing vicarious trauma  

 

 

Mental Health Recovery Competencies For Mental Health Workers

 

Experts by experience participated in an online Delphi survey to rate the importance of recovery competency statements, to reach consensus on the most important competencies and provide examples of specific practices that demonstrate competent practice

 

 

Occupational hazards: Compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and burnout

 

Article by one of the experts in the field defining compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and burnout with strategies and resources  

 

 

Realizing Recovery:  A National Framework for Learning and Training in Recovery Focused Practice

 

Outlines the knowledge, skills and values mental health workers require to work in a recovery focused way with people who use mental health services and their friends, family and carers
Recovery Competencies  for New Zealand Mental Health Workers  

 

Outlines the principles of Recovery and 10 Recovery Competencies for workers

 

 

 

Recovery To Practice

 

Website which offers e-news, webinars, training and technical assistance, and more than 900 recovery-oriented resources.  Training curricula can be accessed by discipline including addiction specialist, peer specialist, psychiatric nursing, psychiatry, psychology and social work
 

 

Tend – Essential Grounding and Debriefing Tools for Front Line Workers

 

 

Website dedicated to support those experiencing stress, burnout and fatigue to direct and secondary trauma.  Provides services, trainings, resources and links on related subjects

 

 

 

 

The Trauma & Mental Health Report

 

 

The Trauma & Mental Health Report is a weekly online mental-health magazine.  Its purpose is to share research-based knowledge with members of the community, on the topic of interpersonal trauma

 

Trauma Informed:  The Trauma Toolkit

 

A resource for service organizations and providers to deliver services that are trauma-informed