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.
Dr. Akm Alamgi, Manager, Quality and Accountability Systems; and Scientist, Research and Evaluation Department of Access Alliance, December 15, 2021.
Dr. Jerome Cranston, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Regina, Wednesday August 21st, 2019.
Vanessa Currie, Executive Director of the International Institute for Child Rights and Development, Dr. Kathleen Manion, Associate Professor at Royal Roads University, and Laura Wright, Professional Practitioner and Research Consultant, May 28th, 2019.
Dre Ghayda Hassan, Psychologue Clinicienne/ Professeure, Université de Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Mardi, 30 Avril 2019.
Dr. Natasha Saunders, Clinician-Investigator, Division of Pediatric Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, February 26th, 2019.
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.
Erin Whitmore, Executive Director, Ending Violence Association (EVA) of Canada; Kathryn Bates-Khan, Project Manager, Gender-Based Violence Project, YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth; Valérie Auger-Voyer, Strategic Engagement Coordinator EVA Canada; Nina Condo, Executive Director, Elmwood Community Resource Centre; Maria Alvarado, Counselor, Elmwood Community Resource Centre; Margarita Pintin-Perez, Senior Coordinator, End Gender-Based Violence, OCASI. February 8th, 2022.
Amy Deschamps, Manager of Transitional Housing, YWCA Hamilton and Renee Hall, VAW Counsellor, YWCA Hamilton, July 23rd, 2020.
Burke Brokenshire, Child and Youth Programs Coordinator (Acting), Association for New Canadians, November 13th, 2019.
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.
Hamidullah Akbari, Registered Psychotherapist, New Beginnings Clinic, CAMH, and Asma Sleihat, Registered Clinical Social Worker, New Beginnings Clinic, CAMH. February 22nd, 2022
Nour Hassan, BHSc (Hons), Research Assistant with Refugee Health YYC Research Program at the University of Calgary's O'Brien Institute for Public Health, November 23rd, 2021.
Baldev Mutta, Founder and CEO of Punjabi Community Health Services, June 10th, 2020.
with Atieh Razavi Yekta and Anne-Cécile Delaisse, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of British Columbia, July 14th, 2021.
with Jill Edgington Kirby, Program Manager, Centre for Refugee Resilience, CCIS and Sherri Shergill, MA, CCC, Clinical Supervisor for the Centre for Refugee Resilience, May 18th, 2021.
Rebecca Cheff, Researcher, Wellesley Institute, September 30th, 2020. (Hosted in partnership with HEIA).
Kathryn Jarrett-Ekholm, Director of Health Program Integrity and Control, IRCC and Michael Mackinnon, Senior Director of Migration Health Policy and Partnerships, IRCC, March 22nd, 2019.
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, Feb. 3, 2016.
Dr. Meb Rashid, Medical Director of the Crossroads Clinic, Women's College Hospital and Vanessa Wright, NP-PHC, MScN, Nurse Practitioner, Crossroads Clinic, Women's College Hospital, Jan. 28, 2015.
Negar Sadeghi, MA, Therapist, Trainer and Multicultural Specialist with the Problem Gambling Service, CAMH. July 31st, 2013.