Supporting the mental well-being of LGBTQ refugees
Presenter: Dr. Margaret Robinson
Date: Wed, Feb. 26, 2014
At the end of the this webinar presentation, you will be able to:
- Describe the social context of refugee status for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals in Canada
- List factors that may shape the mental health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) refugees to Canada
- Identify stressors and offer supportive interventions for LGBTQ people going through the refugee process.
Dr. Margaret Robinson is an Aboriginal scholar and bisexual activist who is passionate about social justice for LGBTQ people. She holds a PhD from the University of Toronto and is currently a CIHR research fellow on the Re:searching for LGBTQ Health team at the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health. Margaret's research has focussed on two-spirited mental health, postcolonial sexualities, as well as bisexual substance use, mental health and relationship choices.