Refugee Mental Health Project


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The Refugee Mental Health Project

This project aims to support your work as a settlement, social service or health care provider when it comes to addressing refugee clients’ mental health,

We invite you to participate in the accredited online courses, monthly webinars, e-newsletters and online community of practice with access to subject matter experts, all offered as part of the Refugee Mental Health Project.

Recognizing the importance of supporting the mental health needs of the over 40,000 Syrian refugees resettled across Canada since November 2015, the project currently offers the course Refugee Mental Health: Focus on Syrian Refugees; read more.

This project is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

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Project highlights

Upcoming courses


Refugee Mental Health: Focus on Syrian Refugees

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New course date:

July 19 - Aug 30, 2017

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Upcoming webinars


July 25: Community Building with Syrian Refugee Families: Coping, Art, & Music

Dr. Annette Dufresne & Riham Al-Saadi, the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County

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Updates from the field 


Webinar: Collaborating to assist refugee clients with their settlement needs, June 29, 2017, presented by the Refugee Settlement Support Project. Register here.

Webinar recording: Immigration Status and Relationship Breakdown: What Women Should Know, presented by Know Your Legal Rights. This recording outlines how immigration status may be affected by women’s partners in a relationship breakdown, which can impact refugee women’s mental health. Read more here. 

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