Webinar recording: Using the GAIN Q3 to support access to the right care and using OPOC-MHA data to inform QI activities

On June 4, 2020, EENet and Community Care Information Management presented the second webinar in a three-part series that is exploring current, innovative work happening across the province and new ways to use standardized tools to support client-centred care and quality improvement.

These webinars are focusing on the most widely used tools across Ontario. These include the OCAN, interRAI ChYMH, interRAI MH, OPOC-MHA, and SS&A, which includes GAIN Q3 MI ONT.*

The webinars are intended for front-line staff, peer support workers, managers, policymakers, and system planners.

Watch the webinar recording. Download the slides.

Webinar objectives

  • Share innovative practices and new evidence from across the province.
  • Learn new ways to use standardized tools to improve client experiences and support quality improvement.
  • Provide an opportunity to network and communicate with experts in the field during and after the webinar.

Webinar details

Foundation for recovery: Using the GAIN Q3 to support access to the right care (addictions).

  • Marina Menezes, Implementation Specialist, Provincial System Support Program, CAMH
  • Julie Smith, Manager, Addiction and Mental Health, St. Leonard’s Community Services

Client voice drives system improvement: Using OPOC-MHA data to inform QI activities (client feedback sector wide).

  • Naomi Vodden, Director, Mental Health and Addiction Services. Grey Bruce Health Services
  • Melanie Knapp, Patient Partner, Patient Advisor, Grey Bruce Health Services 


Additional resources

Watch the recording and download the slides from the first webinar and the third webinar.

* About the tools:

  • InterRAI ChYMH: InterRAI Child and Youth Mental Health; 
  • InterRAI MH: InterRAI Mental Health
  • OCAN: Ontario Common Assessment of Need
  • OPOC-MHA: Ontario Perception of Care Tool for Mental Health and Addictions
  • SS&A: Staged Screening and Assessment
    • GAIN Q3 MI ONT: Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (Motivational Interviewing) Ontario


This webinar series is being presented by EENet with Community Care Information Management.