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CCMHS Maximizing Coach Potential through the Power of the Mental Triad | 04-Feb-24

Hosting Organization
Canadian Centre for Mental Health in Sport
CCMHS Workshop
National (Canada)
Date and Time

February 4, 2024
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

ET (Eastern Time)


Registration Deadline
Not specified



During this workshop you will explore topics to enhance your knowledge, skills, and confidence of the mental triad: mental health, mental illness, and mental performance. You will also gain insights into your role as a coach in promoting mental health and mental performance, as well as assisting athletes in managing and preventing symptoms of mental illness. 

After completing the workshop, you will be able to: 

  • Define mental health literacy
  • Describe the mental triad and understand the interplay 
  • Define stigma in sport
  • Recognize mental triad signs and symptoms 
  • Respond to challenges through powerful conversations 
  • Refer to appropriate practitioners 

The workshop will take approximately 90 minutes to complete. Coaches who are maintaining their NCCP Certification will earn 2 PD points for completing the workshop.  

This workshop is Workshop 1 in the Powering Coach Mental Health Literacy trilogy. You have the option of completing 1, 2, or all 3 modules. Although it’s ideal to complete the modules in sequence, you may choose a different order that’s more suitable to your needs and preferences.  

You can access Workshop 2: Powering Coach Wellness and Performance through Self-Care and Workshop 3: Promoting the Power of Mental Health through Coaching Practice on the Event Hub.  

These workshops are available for FREE until March 31, 2024

Course Requirements 

Important Note: This course is an engaging, live online experience led by a trained CCMHS learning facilitator. It is designed to be interactive and conducted in a group setting. To participate in this Online Delivery course, you’ll need a computer or laptop with a functioning microphone, speakers and camera. To ensure the best possible learning experience, it is highly recommended to access the course through a reliable Internet connection (dial-up or high speed).   

To access the trilogy, you’ll need to register for a free account on the CCMHS Education Hub.  

Stay in the Loop!

The CAC's Mental Health and Sport Resource Hub's evidence-based resources help coaches and athletes navigate complex mental illness and mental health challenges with competence and confidence.

The Coaching Association of Canada is thrilled to announce that the Mental Health and Sport Resource Hub was officially launched on Thursday, February 16 at noon ET. Enter your email below to receive notifications and to be the first to receive news and updates. If you have questions, please reach out to

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The Mental Health and Sport Resource Hub aims to empower and equip coaches with educational resources to support their mental health literacy, both with a focus on self-care and supporting their sport participants. To submit your resource for consideration, review the Criteria for Eligible Resources and complete the submission form.

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Mental Health Support Services

If you are experiencing an emergency or are in crisis, please call 911 or call/text 988 to access the mental health crisis hotline. If you are experiencing a non-emergency crisis, click the link below to access a list of support services.

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