OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 16, 2022 /CNW/ – Well being PEI has entered into an settlement to assist the implementation of the evidenced-based Stepped Care 2.0© (SC2.0) mannequin with the Psychological Well being Fee of Canada (MHCC); Drs. Peter Cornish, AnnMarie Churchill, and the staff at Stepped Care Options (SCS); and the CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Well being Analysis) Digitizing Stepped Psychological Well being Care Investigative Staff from Memorial College.
SC2.0 is a person-centered, strengths-based mannequin for delivering psychological well being and addictions companies. It gives a framework for organizing current companies and assets alongside a stepped continuum to assist people discover and entry the care they want, after they want it. SC2.0 expands speedy entry to psychological well being and addictions companies, helps complete care, and is versatile to satisfy the wide-ranging wants and preferences of various populations.
As an preliminary step towards implementing SC2.0, Neighborhood Psychological Well being and Addictions at Well being PEI will undertake One-At-A-Time (OAAT) counselling method inside the continuum of care. The OAAT method will work with the present companies and strengths to enhance well timed entry to psychological well being and addictions assist. Well being PEI can be partaking with employees and key neighborhood stakeholders to co-design the SC2.0 mannequin for the province. Step one would be the implementation of One At A Time counselling method.
This newest partnership builds on the success of comparable Stepped Care initiatives in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia Well being, and the Northwest Territories. The MHCC and SCS will assist Well being PEI in growing alternatives for speedy entry to care by an OAAT method as a part of an built-in continuum of care. This is a vital step towards implementing SC2.0 on Prince Edward Island and making certain that every one Islanders can entry the care they want, near dwelling, when they’re prepared.
“Our aim is to equip Islanders with the assets they want and empower people to make knowledgeable choices about their care. This collaboration with the MHCC and SCS will assist our work in the direction of that aim.”
Joanne Donahoe, Govt Director of Psychological Well being and Addictions
Well being PEI
“The Psychological Well being Fee of Canada is proud to announce its collaboration with Well being PEI. It has lengthy championed Stepped Care 2.0 as a transformative method to strengthening psychological well being and substance use care throughout the nation, offering pathways to the best, least intensive assist that meets folks’s wants.”
Michel Rodrigue, President and CEO
Psychological Well being Fee of Canada
Newfoundland and Labrador:
- The Stepped Care 2.0 mannequin contributed to improved entry to companies by discount in wait instances, with some communities reporting no wait-lists. After the completion of the demonstration undertaking, the staff secured $1.2 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Well being Analysis (CIHR) to develop a know-how platform and consider its potential for considerably enhancing psychological well being care and entry in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, and Well being P.E.I.
- As soon as efficiently scaled up within the MHCC’s SC2.0 Demonstration Mission throughout N.L., the mannequin is being applied in different provinces and territories — with shared advantages to each suppliers and folks accessing care — by the MHCC partnership with its founder, Dr. Peter Cornish, and the staff at Stepped Care Options.
- Psychological Well being Fee of Canada
- Well being PEI
- Stepped Care Options
- The CIHR Digitizing Stepped Psychological Well being Care Investigative Staff at Memorial College
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To study extra about SC2.0, please go to the MHCC’s SC2.0 webpage found here.
SOURCE Psychological Well being Fee of Canada
For additional info: Media Relations, Psychological Well being Fee of Canada, 613-683-3748, [email protected]; Media Relations, Well being PEI, Everton McLean, Senior Communications Officer, Well being PEI, [email protected]