The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH) invites you to attend our free conference, Community in Action, on November 7th and 8th, 2016, at the Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St. W, in downtown Toronto (http://www.chelseatoronto.com/en/)
The mission of CICMH is to help Ontario’s campus-based service providers enhance capacity to support students with complex mental health needs. Our conference will focus on providing information on the creation of campus-community partnerships and circles of care and provide the opportunities to spark and make those connections.
The two days will feature key note presentations, workshops, and informational booths from community mental health agencies as well as campus partners working on Mental Health Innovation Fund projects across Ontario.
You can expect to:
- Learn about how students benefit when campuses build partnerships with community services
- Gather ideas about creating trauma informed mental health services for students
- Hear updates on the latest round of Mental Health Innovation Fund projects
- Network through informal opportunities, and structured activities
Please Save the Date! And stay tuned for more information on how to register in the upcoming weeks.
Rooms will be held at a special rate for individuals traveling to Toronto.
Please contact Sherry Sim at 1-866 655-8548 if you have any questions in the meantime.
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016
50 Great Lakes Drive, Brampton, ON
$125 per person
Registration Begins at 8:00am
*Providing continental breakfast, all day refreshments and warm lunch
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About the Conference Flourishing Lives: Healthy Relationships, Meaningful Connections and Positive Mental Health An educational forum co-hosted by George Brown College’s Centre for Preparatory & Liberal Studies and Academic and Student Affairs departments with sponsorship from RBC Foundation. Join us for a day of inspiration as Dr. Amy Banks and Dr. Corey Keyes share their wisdom on the importance of relationships, connections, and supportive communities to mental health and well-being.
- Conference program will run from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Lunch, door prizes, refreshments and a chance to network with colleagues is included!
Location: 17th Annual George Brown Mental Health Conference George Brown College Financial Services Building, Room 406 290 Adelaide Street East, Toronto Keynote
Amy Banks, MD Amy Banks, MD is the Director of Advanced Training at the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute at the Wellesley Centres for Women in Massachusetts. Amy Banks is the first person to bring relational-cultural theory together with neuroscience and is the foremost expert in the combined field. She has spoken throughout North America on “the Neurobiology of Relationship” and has an ongoing passion to spread the message that we are hardwired for connection.
Corey Keyes, PhD Corey Keyes, PhD a sociologist and psychologist, researcher, and professor at Emory State University, is an internationally known expert on mental health and a leader in Positive Psychology, the scientific study of optimal human functioning. Keyes is passionate about the need to shift our public health focus from illness and disease to health and well-being.
By Ann Watkins on Mar 29, 2016 10:23 am
This is a guest post written by the Centre for Brain and Mental Health communications team at the Hospital for Sick Children
Please accept our invitation to the SickKids Centre for Brain & Mental Health’s Annual Brain and Mental Health Day Conference taking place on Wednesday April 6, 2016!
The conference is free for anyone to attend, but you must be registered online. Click HERE to register!
Topic: White Matter and Oligodendrocytes in Mental Health Location: Robert B. Salter Auditorium, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning (686 Bay Street, Toronto ON) For SickKids staff planning on attending, please remember to cancel your clinics ahead of time. Time: Registration check in is open at 12 p.m. Conference: 1:00 p.m. to 5:05 p.m., Poster Session and Reception to follow: 5:05 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
- Dr. Dwight E. Bergles *Keynote* Oligodendrocyte dynamics in cortical gray matter
- Dr. Ann Yeh Halting progression in pediatric MS
- Dr. Freda Miller Strategies for making new oligodendrocytes in the injured brain
- Dr. Donald Mabbott What can we learn about white matter plasticity and function from imaging its structure? Lessons from the study of brain development
- Dr. Joseph A. Helpern *Keynote* A Random Walk Through the ADHD Brain: Advances in Diffusion MRI for the Assessment of White Matter
For the full agenda click HERE.
Please feel free to share this information widely with anyone who may be interested in attending.