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Reducing barriers to healthcare access for immigrant and refugees communities
HEIA Webinar Wednesday, December 12th, noon to 12:30 pm.
In this webinar, we will explore: how immigrants and refugees can be negatively impacted, often inadvertently, when interacting with the healthcare system; how healthcare providers can help mitigate these barriers to enhance health equity to newcomer populations.With Norma Hannant of the The New Beginnings Refugee Clinic at CAMH.
Every Woman Matters!
HEIA Webinar Wednesday, January 30th, noon to 12:30 pm.
Learning objectives: Determine optimal service provision, quality of care and access to mental health services in relation to determinants of health for racialized, immigrant, refugee women; Explore a more effective and holistic model of mental health service delivery for racialized, immigrant, refugee women. With Notisha Massaquoi of Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre.
The CAMH Sexual Behaviours Clinic (SBC) 8th Annual Training
November 15 & 16, CAMH Queen Street, Toronto
The SBC invites service providers in forensics, addictions, mental health, child protection, and the criminal justice system to join them for a two-day training at CAMH. This is the SBC's 8th year of providing a series of excellent speakers in the area of sexually inappropriate behaviour, paraphilias, and sexual abuse prevention.
Toronto Aquired Brain Injury Network Conference 2018
November 15 & 16, Toronto
Join leaders and colleagues from across the ABI community for one of Canada's leading ABI conferences. If you are a healthcare or community service provider, a legal representative, an individual living with the effects of an ABI or their caregiver, you won't want to miss it. The Toronto Acquired Brain Injury Network is a recognized leader in ABI working to improve the quality and availability of publicly funded ABI services and support.
Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health’s Annual Conference
November 21 & 22, Toronto
This year’s theme, Bold Ideas, will focus on innovative designs and solutions to the challenges in addressing mental health needs on campus. Student affairs administrators, faculty, resident directors, and counsellors are often on the front lines with distressed students, and they – along with many other campus constituencies – are searching for ways to best serve students’ individual needs and those of the student body as a whole. The conference will look at five streams: substance use and addictions; mental health strategies; mental health programming; equity; and evidence-based interventions.
Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Conference
November 23, Toronto
The conference highlights topics such as treatment approaches, harm reduction strategies, clinical guidelines and new evidence in the field of opioid use disorder. The 2018 conference will focus on new approaches in the treatment of opioid use disorder. Keynote address: Opioid Correction and Opioid Trauma: Navigating the Challenge of Multi-morbidity with Stefan Kertesz.
University of Toronto Annual Department of Psychiatry Psychopharmacology Conference
November 24, Toronto, Sheraton Centre
The Department will be holding this one day accredited event on Saturday, November 24th, 2018. Plenary Speakers include: Andrea Cipriani, Jonathan Downar, Sophie Grigoriadis. Workshop Presenters include: Simon Davies, Benjamin Goldstein, Wiplove Lamba, Jodi Lofchy, Suneeta Monga, Peter Selby, Rima Styra.