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Infant Mental Health Rounds


These presentations are FREE to attend and/or access via webcast. No registration is required to attend in person.


Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMHP) and The Infant Psychiatry Program of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) are pleased to present an ongoing series of Infant Mental Health Rounds presentations.  These monthly lectures offer a unique opportunity to share knowledge and learn about programs and services offered in the community as well as new research in the field.


Most presentations are also available via Live OTN Webcast and Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) Videoconferencing.  Past filmed and archived presentations may also be viewed in the via the Past Presentations page of this site (for members only).


Register or contact imp.mail@sickkids.ca for webcast login details or forward an OTN Videoconferencing Request by fax or email.

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend!

Dates:       The first Thursday of each month (excluding July, August, September, and January)
Time:        2 - 4 PM (EST)

Location:  The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave. Room 1527 Hill Wing


Join Us...

Thursday March 2, 2017, 2 - 4 pm

The Balancing Act: Meeting the needs of the adolescent parent, infant and dyad


Sharon Lorber,
MSW RSW, Social Worker & Gillian Thompson, MN, NP-Paediatrics, Nurse Practitioner – Young Families Program, Division of Adolescent Medicine, The Hospital For Sick Children
 

Adolescent parents and their children present to care as three distinct patients; the mother, the infant and the dyad.  Using an attachment lens, the Young Families Program at Sick Kids Hospital is an interdisciplinary team that provides this population comprehensive medical and psychosocial care.  This presentation will incorporate the recent science of brain development, adverse childhood experiences and social determinants of health to fully convey the complexities of working with this population.  A three pillar approach to working with and engaging adolescents , including practical tools and strategies, will be outlined.

 

Location:  SickKids PGCRL Learning Tower, 686 Bay St. Multimedia Room

 

IMH Rounds are FREE EVENTS, open to the public and also available by WEBCAST, both live and recorded. 

Please Join Us!


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Thursday June 1, 2017, 2 - 4 pm

 

 Social- Emotional Development in the Early Years: The Importance of Common Messaging

 

Halton Region Social and Community Services, Children's Developmental Services

 

Location:  SickKids PGCRL Learning Tower, 686 Bay St. Multimedia Room

 


Archived Topics


Thursday

December
3,

2015
Attachment

Mary Rella,

Yorktown Child and Family Services


 Thursday
December
3,
2015

Positive Discipline Campaign
Louise Choquette,
Best Start/ Health Nexus

Thursday
February
4,
2016

ASQ:SE implementation and Evaluation in the SickKids Young Families Program
Erica Pascoal,
Adolescent Medicine,
The Hospital for Sick Children

Thursday
March
3,
2016

Social Determinants of Health: Poverty Interventions for Family Physicians
Dr. Gary Bloch,
St. Michael's Hospital, Ontario College of Family Physicians Committee on Poverty and Health

 Thursday
April
7,
2016

 Infant Mental Health for Medical Professionals
 Rebecca Pillai Riddell,
Opportunities to Understand Childhood Hurt (OUCH) Lab, York University
 

Thursday
May
5,
2016


Handle With Care: A Parent Focused Program to
Promote Early Mental Health

 
 Nancy J. Cohen, Ph.D., C.Psych., Director of Research, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre and Gail Appel Institute; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Adjunct Professor, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development, OISE/University of Toronto

Fataneh Farnia, Associate Director of Research and Evaluation-HWC, Hincks-Dellcrest Institute; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Adjunct Professor, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development, University of Toronto

 

Thursday
October
6,
2016

Dad Central - Supporting Father Involvement

Brian Russell, MSc, Provincial Coordinator, Dad Central Ontario, ON
 

Thursday
February
2,
2017

 

 

Understanding and Responding to Adverse Childhood Experiences


 
Tracy Belcastro R.E.C.E., Project Manager CAPC Niagara Brighter Futures/CPNP Healthy from the Start
& John Peacock, Community Member

Connect from a Distance

IMHP  Workshops are also available by WEBCAST or OTN Videoconferencing!

 

Participating by webcast is a cost effective way to bring this workshop to you and your colleagues. 

 

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