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The emergence of a promising future for our community and our professionals in French Ontario in the specialized services sector.

About

La Ressource acts as the central pivot of Francophone specialized services.

La Ressource is a showcase of professional development opportunities for professionals. It promotes networking opportunities and participates in the establishment of effective means of knowledge sharing and quality mechanisms to maximize access to French specialized services in Ontario.

It is an initiative of the Community Networks of Specialized Care (CNSC) and is managed by Solution-s and Valoris for Children and Adults of Prescott-Russell.

Mandate

The mandate of the French Language Specialized Services Resource is to improve province-wide access to specialized clinical services in French. Carrying on our mandate in collaboration with Ontario agencies serving Francophone adults with developmental disabilities and/or concurrent mental health needs and challenging behaviours (dual diagnosis) improves local service delivery.

Objectives

La Ressource fulfills the following functions and strategic goals:

Improve access to services in French

  • Promote networking between professionals and existing Francophone structures
  • Develop inter-regional access procedures and specialized services knowledge sharing methods

Improve the delivery of services in French

  • Encourage the professional development of Community Network of Specialized Care members and professional organizations in order to provide more services to Francophones

Strengthen the Francophone capacity of all Community Networks of Specialized Care

Our goals are to:

  • Establish links among Francophone academic and research communities
  • Improve access to research and best practices
  • Support the development of enhanced knowledge on specialized services in French through professional development and possible internships
  • Support training for general health and social service providers to develop capacity to provide services in French

For more information regarding La Ressource, please visit its website.