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

Location:
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto
475 Yonge Street, Toronto

Enquiries and registration:
416-493-4242 ext. 2243
mho@hongfook.ca
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

Objectives:
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.