Strathcona Mental Health Team Presentations

June 9/14—June 12/14 (rescheduled from last month)


June 9 (Monday), 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  “Validating Variation in the Human Condition–the Hearing Voices Network: Voice Hearing, Then and Now.” Renea Mohammed, Charlotte Jackson, and Jael Emberley.


June 10 (Tuesday) 9:30 to 11:30.  “Getting Back On Track: Medication Assists and Mental Calisthenics to Aid the Resumption of Every-Day Life after a Hospitalization or Other down Time.” Dr. Anthony Sehon, Strathcona Mental Health Team; Freddy Hehewerth, Occupational Therapist, Strathcona; and Martina Van Den Kerkhof, Patient Facilitator, Strathcona Mental Health team.


June 10, (Tuesday) 1:30 to 3:30.  “Trauma Practices and the Sanctuary Model.”  Andrew Larcombe, Concurrent Disorders  Counsellor, Downtown Community Health Clinic; Crystal Arber, Concurrent Disorders Counsellor, Pender Community Health Clinic.


June 11, (Wednesday) 9:30 to 11:30.  “At a Loss for Words?  Helpful Conversations When Working with Individuals with a Concurrent Disorder.”  Sean Murphy, Occupational Therapist, Strathcona Mental Health Team; Roger Gale, counsellor, S.A.F.E.R.


June 11, (Wednesday) 1:30 to 3:30.  “A.C.T. Teams:  What are They, and How do They Work?”  Simon Davis, Grandview Woodlands Mental Health and Addictions; Andrew Ryan, Neil Arao, and Erin Emiru, Vancouver A.C.T. Teams.


June 12, (Thursday) 9:30 to 11; 30, “Operationalizing Support:  What Do We Mean by the Word, Support: a Hopeful Euphemism, or the Unarticulated Goal of All our Work?  Tracey Schonfeld, Coast Foundation;  Amelia Ridgway, Rain City Housing; Richard Marquez, Lookout Emergency Housing Society; Coco Culbertson, Portland Hotel Society; Gerry Bradley, Strathcona Mental Health Team.


June 12 (Thursday) 1:30 to 3:30.  “A Hand Up.  First Nations Services in the DTES and Environs.” Perry Omeasoo, First Nations Liaison Worker, Vancouver Mental Health and Addictions; Jackson Dion, Native Court workers of B.C.; and staff from the Aboriginal Patient Navigators; and the Aboriginal Wellness Program, Vancouver.


This event is held at the Strathcona Mental Health Team, 330 Heatley Avenue (the corner of Heatley and Cordova).  All in-services are open to the public and no need to R.S.V.P..  Seating is limited so try to arrive early.  Hope to see you there!

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