Join our presenters on January 23rd as they discuss:
•A general overview of the state of homelessness in Canada •Health profiles of homeless persons in Canada •Functional and participation challenges that homeless persons face in daily life, and evidence-based strategies aimed at addressing these challenges
About our presenters:
Carrie Anne Marshall is an Occupational Therapist and Assistant Professor at Western University in London, Ontario. Her research focuses on social determinants of mental health, with a specific focus on poverty and homelessness. The role of occupational therapy in supporting homeless persons has been an important focus of her research.
Dr. Sylvain Roy, is a neuropsychologist and the Past-President of the Ontario Psychological Association. He is a mental health disability expert who's practice focuses on the assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation of those with neurocognitive impairment. Dr. Roy specializes in brain injury, Neurodevelopmental disorders, dementia as well as other severe and persistent mental illnesses. He is the lead clinician of CAMH's psychosocial Rehabilitation Assessment Service and works exclusively with homeless persons at Inner City Family Health Team. He is also Adjunct Professor at York University.
•Applicable To Any Level •Occupational therapists and Psychologists who provide support to persons who are homeless, or at risk •Students who are interested in supporting homeless persons •Medical and allied health practitioners who are interested in homelessness
*Please contact the OSOT Office at firstname.lastname@example.org to register as a group or with any questions.