***Free public lecture*** Friday, August 21, 2015, 12:00noon to 1:15pm.

Free Public Lecture from MDABC. Friday August 21st, 2015. 12:00 Noon-1:15PM

Note: If you are a member of the public interested in attending this free session, please register here.  Registrants of Clinical Day do not need to register separately for this session.

Youth and eMental Health*:

  • recognize how mental health issues are different/unique for youth than for other populations
  • identify needs for early screening and intervention for youth with mental health issues
  • understand how technology can help reach, engage, and maintain relationships with youth
  • identify specific platforms that have been developed by and for youth for education, monitoring, and self-management

The first educational session is also a free public lecture presented by Aidan Scott and Dr. Matthew Chow.  All are welcome to attend, but registration is required and seating is limited!

Aidan Scott is the founder of SpeakBOX – an organization dedicated to bringing awareness and innovation to mental health. His experience comes from being a survivor of a mental illness and having experienced recovery in both the youth and adult mental health systems. Dr. Matthew Chow is a child and adolescent psychiatrist with expertise in eMental Health. He led the expansion of psychiatric telehealth services at BC Children’s Hospital and St. Paul’s Hospital.

Our presenters will be discussing new developments in online and mobile health apps with a focus on youth mental health.

This public lecture is part of a health professional education program, the Mood Disorders Centre Clinical DayPay parking is available at the Thunderbird Parkade and the Health Sciences Parkade.


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