Webinar: Interpreting the Evidence on Supported Education

Open to the Public
Dr. Simon Davis & Dr. Regina Casey
BC PSR Advanced Practice

Date: Wednesday, Jan 11th– 10.30-12.00
Speakers: Dr. Simon Davis & Dr. Regina Casey

Learning Goals:

  1. Review briefly - key elements in a good research study 
  2. Describe different models of supported employment
  3. Review current up to date evidence on supported employment
  4. Discuss gaps and challenges with the literature
  5. Identify key messages for practice and research

This session is intended to offer background to our upcoming series on supported education. Presenters will briefly review the current body of literature from both academic and clinical perspectives. Workshop participants will also be encouraged to share their experience of the topic 


Dr. Simon Davis was previously a manager in mental health & addictions with Vancouver Coastal Health, where his portfolio included consumer involvement & initiatives. In addition to being an instructor in the graduate PSR program at Douglas College, he teaches an online mental health course with Vancouver Island University, and is an Adjunct Professor at the UBC School of Social Work where currently he teaches research methods and community mental health practice.

Dr. Regina Casey is an Occupational Therapist who has worked in mental health service delivery for over 2 decades. She has a strong interest in peer involvement and supporting people with lived experience to access meaningful activities and roles to promote health and well-being. She currently coordinate the graduate PSR program at Douglas College and manages the BC AP.

The BC PSR Advanced Practice is proud to offer this webinar on supported education, which happens to be the first in a series of webinars on supported employment. The presenters Dr. Simon Davis and Dr. Regina Casey will lead us in a conversation about this important aspect of recovery.