Setting our Minds to it! HIV & Mental Health in Canada: a dialogue about meeting unaddressed challenges in policy and community action
September 15, 2017 | Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport 970 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario M9W 1J9 Canada
Friday, September 15, 2017
Breakfast and Registration
Welcome and Setting the Context from Realize
Tammy C. Yates, Realize Executive Director
Jordan Lewis, Social Worker Positive Care Clinic, St. Michael’s Hospital
Presentation on Realize's Mental Health Initiatives
Overview of ongoing and upcoming work
Wendy Porch, Realize Manager Episodic Disabilities Initiatives and Kate Murzin, Realize Health Promotions Specialist
AIDS Bereavement and Resiliency Project of Ontario (ABRPO)
A Conversation on HIV and Mental Health: Facilitators and Barriers to Service
Panel Discussion: Innovation in Mental Health Service Provision
Moderator: Daniel Pugh
Facilitated Discussion: A National HIV and Mental Health Network
- What does it look like?
- Who are the members?
- What can it achieve?
- How can the network assist in addressing uncertainty in PLHIV?
- What tensions are involved in working together and how do we address them?
Wrap Up and Forum Evaluation
Realize Co-Chairs: Dave Skitch and Stéphanie Claivaz-Loranger
Award for Excellence presentation
Realize is pleased to announce that the recipient of the Elisse Zack Award for Excellence in HIV and Rehabilitation is Stephen G. Tattle.
Translation and Interpretation
French, English and sign interpretation will be made available on an as-needed basis. The facility is wheelchair accessible.
Profiles of our Speakers can be found here.