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Webinar Series Part II: Supporting Child Refugees in Community Mental Healt...

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CMHA Ontario has developed this webinar series to support community mental health agencies in Ontario to enhance their capacity to respond to the needs of Syrian and other refugee populations in their local community. The series offers practical information about refugee mental health and service delivery, links to more resources, and lots of opportunity for Qs and As with subject matter experts.

The second webinar of this 4-part series will be held on February 25th. The topic of the first webinar is Supporting Child Refugees in Community Mental Health, presented by Dr. Priya Raju and Dr. Debra Stein, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre.

During this dynamic and interactive webinar, Dr. Priya Raju and Dr. Debra Stein will discuss key mental health concerns for refugee children in Ontario and offer practical suggestions on how to enhance mental health service delivery for this population and their families. The webinar will be conversation based with lots of opportunity for participant questions. Together, Dr. Raju and Dr. Stein lead the Migration Consultation Unit, a teaching unit with expertise in issues of resettlement and acculturation and have extensive experience in the areas of trauma, refugee mental health and other marginalized populations.

You will receive a webinar link and detailed instructions before the event.

Who should attend? Anyone working in Ontario’s community mental health sector.

About the presenters:

Dr. Priyadarshani Raju is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who works with marginalized populations in hospital and community settings across downtown Toronto. At the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, in addition to providing psychotherapy, she and Dr. Stein lead the Migration Consultation Team, a teaching unit with expertise in issues of resettlement and acculturation. She provides telepsychiatry consultation to rural Ontario youth through the Hospital for Sick Children, and works with a team serving Aboriginal children and adults through Anishnawbe Health Toronto. As a Lecturer at the University of Toronto, she contributes to multiple academic initiatives related to culture, power and other equity issues in psychiatry.

Dr. Debra Stein is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, where she and Dr. Raju lead the Migration Consultation Team, a teaching unit with expertise in issues of resettlement and acculturation. Dr. Stein has over 15 years of experience working alongside settlement counsellors at the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture, providing consultation and treatment to clients of all ages, with an emphasis on children, youth and families.

She has lectured on various aspects of refugee mental health, including skills-based workshops for front-line workers, psychological trauma and parent-child attachment, and the special needs of refugee youth.

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