Webcasts, Presentations and Recordings

View or listen to presentations on a range of health equity and social determinants of health topics. This collection of recordings from educational and training initiatives is offered in various media formats.



What is Health Equity?

Anthony Mohamed from St. Michael's Hospital (Toronto) discusses Health equity, the language of equity and implementing equitable services in this webinar presented during the Social Aetiology of Mental Illness Season 2 Webinar Series. (Original presentation January 10, 2012, Recording, Running Time 48:00).
International Women's Day (IWD)
In recognition of International Women's Day (March 8th) the Health Equity Office has had the pleasure to help organize past events. Topics covered by presenters include resilience, sexual orientation, addictions and homelessness.
Measuring Health Equity
An introductory video to the Measuring Health Equity Project in the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network. (Running Time 11:09).
Addressing Refugee trauma in resettlement
As part of the CAMH Refugee Mental Health Program (RMHP) this event outlined the signs and symptoms of trauma in refugees, discussed factors affecting the over- and under-diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and highlighted effective strategies for addressing refugee trauma in resettlement.
Difficult conversations: Talking about mental health problems with refugee families
As part of the CAMH Refugee Mental Health Program (RMHP) this event outlined factors for service providers to consider when talking about mental health problems to ascertain client needs, build an effective working relationship and provide related support to family members regarding mental illness or addictions.
The causes of Psychosis
Dr. Kwame McKenzie, Medical Director (CAMH) & CEO (Wellesley Institute) presents the causes of psychosis. (Running Time 59:33).
Culture Matters


Dr. Jessica Dere explains how culture makes a difference when thinking about mental health and mental illness at TEDxUTSC 2015 (Running Time 17:57).

Health Disparities to Health Equity
Learning Lunch at Colorado Trust with Dr. Paula Braveman from the Centers on Social Disparities in Health, discusses barriers to achieving optimal health faced by racial and ethnic minorities, low-income and other disadvantaged populations. (Running Time 1:15:44).
Making the Connections: Our City, Our Society, Our Health
In this presentation, the Wellesley Insitute highlights how our health is shaped by a complex set of interconnected and dynamic social factors: the circumstances in which people live, grow, work, and age. (Running Time 3:59).
Health Inequality is Multi-Dimensional
World Health Organization video demonstration showing that inequalities may exist between multiple dimensions such as economic status, education, and sex. (Running time 3:48).