Webinar: Innovative Canadian PSR Education and Practice

Date
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Access
Open to the Public
Presenter
Drs. John Higenbottam and Regina Casey
Organization
BC PSR Advanced Practice

Presented as part of this year's PSR/RPS Canada National Conference in Toronto, this workshop will describe an innovative Canadian platform specifically designed to support learning and advance recovery-oriented PSR practice while building strong community partnerships with people with lived experience, practitioners, researchers, educators, students and administrators.  Participants will learn about current and future education, research and knowledge translation activities and be encouraged to participate.

Objectives:

  • Describe the history and current trends in PSR education in BC
  • Outline the PSR post-degree Diploma Program at Douglas College
  • Describe an innovative platform specifically designed to support learning and advance recovery-oriented PSR practice while building a strong learning community
  • Identify future education, research and knowledge translation activities and encourage  participation

Presenters:

Dr. John Higenbottam is a clinical psychologist who has held senior clinical management positions in the British Columbia health care system, including Vice President, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, Vice President, BC Rehab and Vice President, Riverview Hospital.John currently is a health care consultant as well as Manager, PSR Advanced Practice and Coordinator, Graduate Diploma Program in PSR, Douglas College, New Westminster, BC as well as  Clinical Associate Professor, in the Department of Psychiatry, UBC.John is a Director and Treasurer, PSR/RPS Canada and Co-Chair, Canadian Alliance for Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) which is Canada’s major alliance of 18 mental health professional and stakeholder organizations.

John’s major clinical and research interests focus on serious mental illness, psychosocial rehabilitation  and mental health systems and services.

Dr. Regina Casey is an occupational therapist with over two decades of experience working in mental health settings.  She is currently co-chair of PSR BC and coordinates BC Advanced practice with Dr. Higenbottam and Matthew Denny-Keys. Regina is committed to developing and advancing practice through program development, evaluation and research in partnership with people with lived experience, family members, practitioners, administrators and researchers.

Presented as part of this year's PSR/RPS Canada National Conference in Toronto, this workshop will describe an innovative Canadian platform specifically designed to support learning and advance recovery-oriented PSR practice while building strong community partnerships with people with lived experience, practitioners, researchers, educators, students and administrators.


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Sep 23, 2014

Presented as part of this year's PSR/RPS Canada National Conference in Toronto, this workshop will describe an innovative Canadian platform specifically designed to support learning and advance recovery-oriented PSR practice while building strong community partnerships with people with lived experience, practitioners, researchers, educators, students and administrators. Participants will learn about current and future education, research and knowledge translation activities and be encouraged to participate. Objectives: Describe the history and current trends in PSR education in BC Outline the PSR post-degree Diploma Program at Douglas College Describe an innovative platform specifically designed to support learning and advance recovery-oriented PSR practice while building a strong learning community Identify future education, research and knowledge translation activities and encourage participation