Mental health impacts the quality of life and performance of both sport participants and coaches. The Coaching Association of Canada’s Mental Health in Sport eLearning module was developed to educate coaches about mental health to empower them to effectively play a role in supporting the well-being of the participants in their sport program, while also supporting their own mental health.
Sport is linked to a range of positive outcomes, including improved mental health and well-being. Coaches have a great deal of influence over participants’ mental health.
After completing the Mental Health in Sport eLearning module, you will be able to:
- Describe the foundations of mental health
- Recognize and understand your role in promoting coach and participant well-being
- Understand the importance of self-care
Coaches who are maintaining their NCCP trained or certified status will receive 1 Professional Development (PD) point upon completing this module.
This eLearning module will take approximately 45-60 minutes to complete, and is available free of charge in the Locker.
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Call for Resources!
The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is launching an online national hub of mental health resources! The Hub will be a powerhouse of rich content, information, research, data, infographics and videos, hosted on the CAC’s website, coach.ca. The goal is 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, please review our Criteria for Eligible Resources.
Should you have any questions about the project, resource criteria, vetting process or the form, please contact Arushi Phillips, Manager, Communications and Public Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org.