FREE WEBINAR-Surmounting Stigmatization in Mental Health Diagnoses

by Admin on April 6, 2016

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Free Webinar
Wednesday May 11 2016 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Online, 1145 Hunt Club Rd., Unit 450, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Additional Information about this Webinar
The webinar, which is presented by the CASN Mental Health Interest Group, will be hosted in English on Adobe Connect, and audio will be broadcast through your computer speakers. An email containing the URL link to attend and instructions on the use of Adobe Connect will be sent to you. DO NOT DELETE THIS EMAIL! As you will need to click on this link to enter the webinar meeting.

SUMMARY: CASN is pleased to have Dr. Judeline Innocent, Romie Christie and Tanya Condo present this timely webinar addressing the stigma that is too often associated with the presentation of mental health issues within our health care system and country more broadly. Our guest speakers will share both their professional and personal perspectives as they highlight ongoing research, resources available, and the value of peer support and hope to those living with mental health issues. This webinar will be of particular interest to anyone working in the Canadian healthcare system, and educators who cover mental health issues in their courses or clinical placements.

This webinar will be of particular interest to anyone working in the Canadian healthcare system, and educators who cover mental health issues in their courses or clinical placements.

PANEL MEMBERS
Dr. Judeline Innocent from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (presenting the nursing educator perspective)
Romie Christie, is Manager of Opening Minds, the anti-stigma initiative of the Mental Health Commission of Canada. She will highlight the evaluation research they have undertaken to identify programs which are effective at reducing stigma among healthcare providers. She will also provide details on anti-stigma programs now available to organizations.
Tanya Condo, Partnership and Program Coordinator at the Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan,will share her perspective as an individual living and working with stigma, and as a consumer of mental health services. issues.

MODERATOR
Dr. Gerri Lasiuk from the University of Alberta who is the chair of the CASN Mental Health Interest Group who will act as moderator for the panel.

Free Mental Health Interest Grp Webinar
A webinar link required for entry will be emailed
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