Program for youth who 1) have not attended school regularly over the past 6 months due to depression and/or anxiety, and 2) would like to work towards completing their high school education, and 3) who are aged 13-17. The program has a significant parental support and education component. The core Back-on-Track team consists of teachers, a Child and Youth Counsellor, Psychology and Psychiatry.
A program of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Ottawa-Carleton Catholic School Board (OCCSB).
The classroom is physically located at Immaculata Catholic High School, on 140 Main Street, Ottawa.
Exclusion criteria (i.e. youth that would not be a good fit for this program)
* Externalizing behaviors such as truancy, aggression or violence.
* ASD diagnosis
* Complex mental health disorders such as borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, etc.
* Acute self-harming and/or suicidal ideation
* Daily drug use and/or substance dependence
Ages served: 13 - 17 years
Languages served: English