Register now! Webinar will explore ‘How to Use OCAN with Racialized Individuals’

Join the Racialized Populations and Mental Health and Addictions community of interest (CoI) webinar!

Date: November 25, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (EST)

Register here. Spaces are limited.

Join this webinar to receive hands on coaching and support on how to use the Ontario Common Assessment of Need (OCAN) with racialized and other marginalized populations. The purpose of this session is to explain the importance of and strategies for using OCAN effectively in client interactions.

In this webinar you will learn how to:

  • Introduce the OCAN to clients;
  • Explain privacy and confidentiality of the tool; 
  • Use the OCAN as a guide for discussion, assessing needs, and goal-setting with racialized populations;
  • Explore how agencies can use OCAN for service planning to advance health equity.


Karen O'Conner, CMHA Peel
Judy Virgo, Fred Victor
Racialized Person with Lived Experience


Deqa Farah, Fred Victor

If you missed the CoI’s previous webinar on ‘Exploring OCAN’s Potential for Health Equity’, check it out here.

*Please note that the session will be held in English. It will also be recorded and posted on the CoI’s webpage. For more information about the CoI visit this webpage.

View the flyer for more information.

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