Program Details

Virtual Mental Health Forum

October 21-22, 2020


  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21  

9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
  KEYNOTE    Definitely Not Normal: Resilience in Destabilizing Times
Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe


10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS   

The Capital "L" Leader: Mental Health Leadership for Organizations

Stress and Traumatic Stress in the Workplace

What is Life Stabilization? Information Exchange with Prototype Groups


1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS   

De-escalation Techniques and Crisis Management for Distressed Clients

COVID-19, Mental Health and Children

Fostering Hope and Optimism in Challenging Times


  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22  

9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
  KEYNOTE    Layers Not Fractions: Mental Health & Identity
Kim Katrin


10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS   

The Capital "L" Leader: Mental Health Leadership for Organizations

COVID-19 and the Escalating Opioid Crisis

Remote Work and Mental Health


1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS   

Healthy at Home: Seniors' Mental Health and Reducing Social Isolation during COVID-19

Racism and Mental Health

Session details to come

Fostering Hope and Optimism in Challenging Times


Additional details, speakers and sessions will be added as they are confirmed. Participants will not be required to pre-register for breakout sessions, and may choose to attend whichever session is of most interest to them at the time of the forum. 
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