Specific populations and issues
There has been considerable interest in how to promote emotional health and wellness among specific refugee groups such as children and youth or LGBTQ populations.
Liz Okai and Danielle Ungara, Team Leaders, Child Welfare Immigration Centre of Excellence, November 21, 2018.
Hsain Al-Shihabi and Sarah Mikhaiel, Youth Mentors, Canadian Mental Health Association, September 25, 2018.
Ghayda Hassan, PhD, psychologist and professor, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), June 20, 2018.
Dre. Garine Papazian-Zohrabian, membre de l’Ordre des psychologues du Québec, Le 18 Mai 2017.
Kathryn Khan, B.Ed., manager of Child and Youth Settlement and Fadi Hamdan, BSc., youth outreach coordinator; both of the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth, Mar. 22, 2017.
Ghayda Hassan, PhD, psychologist and professor, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Feb. 27, 2017.
Nabila Al-Dobaye and Sabrin Daghaishe, SWIS workers, North York Community House, Nov. 9, 2016.
Stacy De Souza, CYW; Youth Worker,Youth Addiction and Concurrent Disorders Services, CAMH. November 4th, 2015.
Notisha Massaquoi, Executive Director, Women’s Health in Women’s Hands, January 30th, 2019.
Vince Pietropaolo, MA; General Manager, Mental Health Services Program, COSTI Immigrant Services, June 22, 2016.
Vince Pietropaolo, MA; General Manager, Mental Health Services Program, COSTI Immigrant Services, Oct. 14, 2015.
Dr. Ghayda Hassan, professeure de psychologie, UQAM. December 10th, 2014.
Vince Pietropaolo, MA, General Manager of Mental Health Services, COSTI Immigrant Services. November 12th, 2014.
Vanessa Wright, NP-PHC, MScN, Nurse Practitioner, Crossroads Clinic. October 22nd, 2014.
Vanessa Wright, NP-PHC, MScN, Nurse Practitioner, Crossroads Clinic. December 18th, 2013.
Vince Pietropaolo, MA, General Manager, Mental Health Services Program, COSTI Immigrant Services, June 16, 2017.
Elvia Maria Peñate, Community worker and Adanyi Phillip, Settlement worker; Griffin Centre, Dec. 7, 2016.
Dr. Margaret Robinson, Community Based Research, CAMH & Andre Smith, Program Assistant, Health Systems and Health Equity Research Group, CAMH. February 26th, 2014.
Poran Poregbal, MA, RSW, RCC, group therapist, Cross Cultural Clinic, Vancouver General Hospital, Dec. 6th, 2017.
Jeanette Gevikoglu, BA, LLM, board member, and Maida Icliates, BSc, founder, Armenian Family, Nov. 15th, 2017.
Yahya El-Lahib, MSW, PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Oct. 25th, 2017.
Preeti Adhopia, MA, Board Member, Immigration & Refugee Board (IRB) of Canada, Aug. 16th, 2017.
Mahmoud Allouch, Syria Program Coordinator, Arab Community Centre of Toronto (ACCT), Aug. 10, 2016.
Negar Sadeghi, MA, Therapist, Trainer and Multicultural Specialist with the Problem Gambling Service, CAMH. July 31st, 2013.