Toronto: Diversity and Equity in Mental Health and Addictions Conference 2017

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto
475 Yonge Street, Toronto

Enquiries and registration:
416-493-4242 ext. 2243
To register click here. For conference details click here.

Keynote presenters:

  • Jaswant Guzder, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, McGill University, Head of Child Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC
  • Camille Orridge, MHA, Senior Fellow, Wellesley Institute, Former CEO of the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network
    and Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre

At the end of the conference, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and define diverse perspectives of trauma
  • Outline strategies to foster, build and strengthen community connections
  • Put into practice clinical skills to work with client from diverse communities
  • Incorporate the principles of reflective practice in client care and community work
  • Recognize the role of race and identity in shaping the societal climate and address its impact on the mental health and well-being of clients

Target audience:
Health care providers, settlement service workers, community mental health and addiction workers, peer support workers, school board personnel, policy makers, directors, CEOs for hospital/community agencies, first responders, and funders as well as consumer, family members, students and the community at large.