2018 Presentations

Nov 8 – 9, 2018
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Featured Speaker

SUICIDE IN YOUTH

Amy Cheung  Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 

SUICIDE AND OUR YOUTH

1A

HEADSTRONG: Empowering Youth to Fight Stigma Across Canada

Bob Heeney Mental Health Commission of Canada

1B

Understanding Suicidality

Dr. Yvonne Bergmans – Suicide Intervention Consultant, St. Michael’s Hospital

1C

The Role of Collaborative Community Partnerships in Assisting High-Risk Students with Suicidal Ideation

Charysse Pawley – Mental Health Lead and Supervisor of Social Work/Attendance Counselling, GECDSB

 

ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM |
YOUTH AND MENTAL HEALTH: A VARIETY OF CHALLENGES

Featured Speaker

How to Promote Mental Health in Our Diverse Youth Population
Dr. Kwame McKenzie – Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

YOUTH AND MENTAL HEALTH: A VARIETY OF CHALLENGES

2A

Mindfulness Matters for Mental Health

Dr. Eva-Maria Hahler, C.Psych. – Toronto District School Board

2B

Toward a Better Understanding of New Canadian Students’ Experience of Traumatic Stress: Creating a Welcoming and Supportive School Environment

Dr. Lindsey S. Jaber, C.Psych – Greater Essex County District School Board

2C

Sleep: Our Journey to Have Our Students Sleep More (And Not In Class!)

Dr. Sharon Pyke, Superintendent of Student Well-Being – Greater Essex County District School Board

 

DEFEAT DEPRESSION | CDSBEO
SUPPORTING STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH

Featured Speaker

Sometimes It’s The Little Things

Dr. Kathy Short – School Mental Health ASSIST

SUPPORTING STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH

3A

Mental Health Leadership: TIPS for School and System Leaders

Dr. Kathy Short – School Mental Health ASSIST

3B

How Harry Potter and CBT Can Help Students Mental Health

Dr. Mark Synor – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Dr. Donaleen Hawes, Superintendent – Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario

3C

Fighting Stigma, Finding Community: LGBTQ + Youth and Mental Health
Ilana David, Social Worker – Gender-Based Violence Prevention, Toronto District School Board

Gaela Mintz, Social Worker – Gender-Based Violence Prevention, Toronto District School Board

INDIGENOUS MENTAL HEALTH

4A Sources of Strength: Indigenous Perspectives in the Classroom
Benny Michaud, Assistant Director, Center for Indigenous Initiatives – Carleton University
4B Indigenous Mental Health Workshop
Marian Lawson-Macdonald, Indigenous Ed Coordinator – Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario
4C Engaging Youth in Anti-Stigma Initiatives
Diane Mullane, Mental Health Leader – Durham Catholic District School Board Pamela Garant, Secondary School Teacher – Durham Catholic District School Board