How to

Join the ACHWM

and become a member

Ready to join now?

[Cick Here](http://achwm.ca/login) create your login!

Why join the ACHWM?

The ACHWM Team empowers local services to effectively [(1) measure](https://achwm.ca/measure-wellness) and [(2) respond](https://achwm.ca/wellness-resources) to Indigenous children’s wellness by collaboratively creating and sharing culturally relevant and accessible resources.

[bullet]((1) The ACHWM provides insight into Indigenous children's spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing strengths. The health and well-being assessment was developed with and for Indigenous children between 8 and 18 years old across Canada. The data obtained from the survey can help identify areas where more services may be needed, and support advocacy for program funding. [CLICK HERE](https://achwm.ca/measure-wellness) to learn more about how to measure wellness.)

[bullet]((2) The ACHWM Resource Hub identifies programs, strategies, and resources that support mental and emotional wellness for children and youth in Indigenous communities. [CLICK HERE](https://achwm.ca/wellness-resources) to learn more about our wellness resources.)

Why join the ACHWM?

The ACHWM Team empowers local services to effectively [(1) measure](https://achwm.ca/measure-wellness) and [(2) respond](https://achwm.ca/wellness-resources) to Indigenous children’s wellness by collaboratively creating and sharing culturally relevant and accessible resources.

[bullet]((1) The ACHWM provides insight into Indigenous children's spiritual, emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing strengths. The health and well-being assessment was developed with and for Indigenous children between 8 and 18 years old across Canada. The data obtained from the survey can help identify areas where more services may be needed, and support advocacy for program funding. [CLICK HERE](https://achwm.ca/measure-wellness) to learn more about how to measure wellness.)

[bullet]((2) The ACHWM Resource Hub identifies programs, strategies, and resources that support mental and emotional wellness for children and youth in Indigenous communities. [CLICK HERE](https://achwm.ca/wellness-resources) to learn more about our wellness resources.)

How do you say "How are you"?

We say "Aaniish Naa Gegii"

Anishinaabemowin, North Western Ontario dialect

What are the steps?

From showing interest in bringing ACHWM to your community or organization, to the actual implementation, this timeline highlights the required steps along your journey. Follow the process map and contact us if you have any questions!

What are the steps?

From showing interest in bringing ACHWM to your community or organization, to the actual implementation, this timeline highlights the required steps along your journey. Follow the process map and contact us if you have any questions!

Want to download a full guide and checklist?

The downloadable PDF [Getting Started Guide](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1G2ET3XMWWCVcuwyEAsJpeuYz13bv6g3s/view?usp=sharing) is a guide that includes all the information you need to get started!

Confidentiality and data ownership

The community/organization implementing the ACHWM has complete ownership of their data and can access it at any point from the Member Portal. The manner in which the de-identified data is stored depends on the type of User Agreement signed by the participating community and the ACHWM team.

The ACHWM team will not look into a community’s individual de-identified data unless the community requests specific data or a report from us. When a request is made, the ACHWM team will then forward the data to the community.

Note: The amount of detail in the report will depend on the number of children who complete the survey.

Confidentiality and data ownership

The community/organization implementing the ACHWM has complete ownership of their data and can access it at any point from the Member Portal. The manner in which the de-identified data is stored depends on the type of User Agreement signed by the participating community and the ACHWM team.

The ACHWM team will not look into a community’s individual de-identified data unless the community requests specific data or a report from us. When a request is made, the ACHWM team will then forward the data to the community.

Note: The amount of detail in the report will depend on the number of children who complete the survey.

How to create a member login profile?

1) [Click here](http://achwm.ca/login)
2) Select 'Create an Account'
3) Enter information to create your account
4) Log in and fill out your profile information!

Please note that there are no costs associated with becoming a member, and that you will not receive newsletters or SPAM emails from us.
Feel free to [contact us](https://achwm.ca/contact) if you have any questions!