CTI maintains and sponsors various outreach programs.
Click on each title below for details of the program:
This is a 15-week employment program for youth aged 15-30 with barriers to employment. The program has three phases – a 2 week Employment Readiness Project, a 4 week Group Based Employment Skills, and a 9-week work placement. Attendees develop employment skills through workshops and team building experience, work on resume writing and mock interviews and resolve work conflicts. Funding is provided through Service Canada (Ministry of Employment and Social Development Canada).
This program is designed to reduce the likelihood of youth failing and dropping out of school due to anti-social behaviours, criminal conduct and/or gang-involvement. Funding is provided through the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, The Thunder Foundation at the Toronto Foundation and donations.
This program is designed to facilitate pro-social leadership skills for gang involved and at-risk of gang involved youth aged 12 - 18. Youth acquire skills and competencies to enhance their resiliency from gang involvement and/or facilitate their transition out of gang involvement into pro-social life outcomes. This intervention program uses case management, personal development, training and skills enhancement, and community outreach and presentations. Funding is provided through the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services.
This program helps to re-establish or strengthen community ties for youth so they can realize their positive potential, fulfil any sanctioned requirements, and pursue a pro-social productive lifestyle. A Program Facilitator provides one-to-one counselling using Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques, problem solving and brokerage services linking Probation and Parole Officers, youth employment and educational resources and other youth serving agencies. Funding is provided by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services.
This program includes a focussed 5 module intervention for specific clients referred through Probation and Parole, designed to reduce antisocial thinking patterns and improve prosocial attitudes, values and beliefs. Individual counselling sessions target risk factors utilizing Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Stages of Change techniques. Funding is provided by the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.
CTI is proud to act as a trustee for Matthew Plummer’s acclaimed Film Stars Project. This is a youth led program designed to teach youth leadership skills and to use the art of movie making to inspire and positively impact the youths’ communities. Participants are between the ages of 12 and 24. Funding is provided through the Ontario Trillium Foundation and donations.