Are you ready to revolutionize the way you use data to improve services? Join us for a comprehensive journey into the world of data literacy, tailored specifically for community Mental Health and Addiction (MHA) service providers. This webinar series is meticulously crafted to ‘E-QIP’ you to harness the full power of data, to make informed decisions and optimize service delivery. 

About this series and upcoming webinars:

This NEW series will consist of 2-3 webinars designed to guide you from the fundamentals of data literacy to advanced techniques, ensuring you are well-equipped to harness the power of data to improve your service delivery. The series will explore basic data concepts including collection, management, analysis, and analytics as well as the rationale for data literacy, data culture and data quality. 

Upcoming Webinars in This Series:

Webinar #3: Details Coming Soon!

SAVE THE DATE! April 4, 2024!

Past Webinars in This Series:

Webinar #1: Data 101: Introduction to Data Literacy WATCH NOW!

In this foundational webinar, participants can expect to learn about the ‘building blocks’ of data literacy, as well as hear about an experience from a practical perspective demonstrating the value of data in elevating service delivery. This webinar will feature guest presentations by Dr. Derek Chechak (he/him) of St. Leonard’s Community Services and Aaron Carubba (he/him) of Wayside House of Hamilton.  

Derek Chechak, PhD, is the Director of Quality Improvement and Crisis Services at St. Leonard’s Community Services, Brantford, Ontario. With extensive experience in social work and mental health, Dr. Chechak has contributed significantly to the field through research, teaching, and management roles. He has a strong focus on evidence-based implementation science and evaluation, driving clinical and operational excellence in mental health and addiction programs. Notably, he has published on various critical topics including workplace health, workplace violence, and the opioid crisis in Canada.  Dr. Chechak is a registered social worker and a valued member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers’ Standards of Practice Committee.  

Aaron Carubba is Quality Assurance & Data Management Lead at Wayside House of Hamilton. He applies a background in experimental biology to residential treatment through rigorous, data-driven studies of the client experience.  

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Webinar #2: Data 102: The Data Journey Continues…WATCH NOW!

In this session, participants can expect to take a deeper dive into the world of Data Management, focusing on collecting data to elevate and build upon your data literacy skills. Participants will also hear about the practical use of measurement-based care for clinical decision making. This webinar will feature guest presentations by Dr. Derek Chechak (he/him) of St. Leonard’s Community Services and Dr. Laura Mills (she/her) of Pine River Institute. 

Derek Chechak, PhD, is the Director of Quality Improvement and Crisis Services at St. Leonard’s Community Services, Brantford, Ontario. With extensive experience in social work and mental health, Dr. Chechak has contributed significantly to the field through research, teaching, and management roles. He has a strong focus on evidence-based implementation science and evaluation, driving clinical and operational excellence in mental health and addiction programs. Notably, he has published on various critical topics including workplace health, workplace violence, and the opioid crisis in Canada.  Dr. Chechak is a registered social worker and a valued member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers’ Standards of Practice Committee.   

Laura Mills (Ph.D., QM, Psych) is the Director of Research & Evaluation at Pine River Institute in Ontario. She is dedicated to advancing knowledge in the field of youth addiction and mental health through collaborative evaluation, research, and knowledge exchange. 

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