Torture, Trauma, Psychosocial Impact and Mental Health Certificate Course

Torture, Trauma, Psychosocial Impact and Mental Health Certificate Course

This course comprises a series of tailored individual seminars addressing key aspects of refugee mental health. Each seminar is a realistic and up-to-date appraisal of the topic, which will include resources for the attendee where possible. Each topic will be addressed across the life course (from childhood to later life) and incorporate understandings and information about best approaches with special need groups. Participants who successfully complete a minimum of six seminar sessions will receive a Certificate.

#1: Broad Aspects of Torture,
Dr. Wendell Block & Dr. Donald Payne………………………………….. September 26, 2018, 2:00-5:00 pm

#2: Determinants of Refugee Mental Health
Dr. Branka Agic…………………………………………………………………. October 17, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm

#3: Mental Health Needs of LGBTQ+ Refugees
Ranjith Kulatilake………………………………………………………… November 23, 2018, 2:00-4:00 pm

#4: A Cultural Psychiatry Approach to Refugee Women’s Mental Health
Dr. Lisa Andermann…………………………………………………………….. January 16, 2019, 3:00-5:00 pm

#5: Growing Older as a New Canadian
Dr. Irina Nica-Graham………………………………………………………… February 20, 2019, 3:00-5:00 pm

#6: Fostering Adaptation in Families, Children & Youth
Dr. Marlinda Freire and Dr. Simone Levey…………………………………….. March 20, 2019, 2:00-5:30 pm

#7: Trauma, Stress & Resilience in Refugees,
Dr. Clare Pain……………………………………………………………………….. April 17, 2019, 3:00-5:00 pm

#8: Recognizing the Risks & Signs of Addiction
Polly Florius MS, RN, CCAC………………………………………………………………………. TBD May 2019

#9: Self-Care: Vicarious Trauma
Dr. Teresa Dremetsikas…………………………………………………………… June 19, 2019, 3:00-5:00 pm

COURSE SYLLABUS

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