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F3. Training and dissemination activities of the CCS

A. Training Activities

Clinic and Culture Seminars

Department of Psychiatry, Montreal Children’s Hospital

  Date   Title   Presenters
10/30/1998 Coming Together: Reunification in a West Indian Family Myrna Lashley, Ph.D. John Abbott College Carlo Sterlin, Ph.D. Jean Talon Hospital
11/27/1998 A Father’s Curse: Possession or Psychosis in a Somali Adolescent Cécile Rousseau, Ph.D. MCH
12/18/1998 Vivre a moitie quand on est deux déracinement et grossesse Sylvaine de Plaen, M.D. St. Justine Hospital
01/29/1999 The Boy Who Wished to be Shiva Jaswant Guzder, M.D. JGH
03/26/1999 An Overview of Inter-Cultural Approaches in Psychiatry: Case Presentation Carlo Sterlin, M.D. Jean Talon Hospital
04/30/1999 Mémoire collective et espace individuel: le recit d’une femme rwandaise Marian Shermake, M.SW SARIMM
10/22/1999 Trauma, prostitution et réunification familiale. "Quelque soit l’épaisseur de l’épaule, elle ne pourra jamais dépasser le cou, mais le cou ne pourra jamais se séparer de l’épaule" Déogratias Bagilishya, Ph.D. MCH
11/26/1999 Psychotherapy with a South Asian Woman Judy Malik, M.SW JGH
12/17/1999 Boundary Issues in Transcultural Psychiatry Jaswant Guzder, M.D. JGH
01/28/2000 De l’art de se protéger avec un parapluie: les alias d’une prise en charge d’un garcon d’origine Vietnamienne, dont la mère est psychotique Sylvaine De Plaen, M.D. St. Justine Hospital
02/25/2000 La fattura ou l’autre visage d’une dépression familiale José Segura, M.D. CLSC Cote-des-Neiges
03/24/2000 When Help Can Mean Hurt: Intervention Institutionnelle et Violence Familiale Toby Measham, M.D. MCH Déogratias Bagilishya, Ph.D. MCH Marian Shermarke, M.SW SARIMM
04/28/2000 Religion, Numerology and Eating Difficulties: A Precarious Fusion Radhika Santhanam, Ph.D. JGH Cécile Rousseau, M.D. MCH
10/27/2000 Religion as a Variable in Forced Treatment Myrna Lashley, Ph.D. John Abbott College Caminee Blake, Ph.D. JGH
11/24/2000 Transgressive Space Radhika Santhanam, Ph.D. JGH Déogratias Bagilishya, Ph.D. MCH
12/15/2000 Ethos of the Wounded Healer Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
01/26/2001 From Zion to Babylon: The Journey of a Rastafarian Boy Through Psychiatric Services George McKenzie. Batshaw Family Services Cécile Rousseau, M.D. MCH
03/23/2001 A partir d’un cas clinique en Abitibi - une approche écologique du mental? Jean-Dominique Leccia, M.D. PRISME

Culture, Community & Mental Health Series Institute of Community & Family Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B. Davis–Jewish General Hospital

  Date   Title Presenters
05/14/1999 Building Bridges Between Community Organizations and Mental Health Professionals Tamara Kater, Multi Caf Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH Judy Malik, M.SW JGH
06/18/1999 "Asylum" An NFB documentary that takes us right inside the Canadian refugee process Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH Judy Malik, M.SW JGH
07/16/1999 Rape: A Crime of War Judy Malik, M.SW JGH Marianne Shermarke, M.SW SARIMM
10/15/1999 "Hear What We Are Saying" A documentary on women, racism and the mental health system Jaswant Guzder, M.D. JGH Radhika Santhanam, Ph.D. JGH
11/12/1999 Dilemmas of Ethnic Match: Minority Origin Professionals in Health and Social Services Morton Weinfeld, Ph.D. McGill University Jaswant Guzder, M.D. JGH
12/10/1999 "War is Not a Game" A CCVT (Canadian Center for Victims of Torture) film on the effects of organized violence Patricia Foxen, M.A. MCH
01/14/2000 Organized Violence Pierre Dongier, M.D. CLSC Cote-des-Neiges Angelica Marin-Liva, Ph.D. RIVO
02/11/2000 Interventions in Intercultural Situations: A Training Model Kalpana Das, Intercultural Institute of Montreal
03/10/2000 "Broken Promises" A NFB film & Nutaaq Media film on the effects of relocation on a group of Inuit families Patricia Tassinari, Filmaker
04/14/2000 "Working Like Crazy" A NFB and Skyworks film on the struggles and victories of psychiatric survivors working in a survivor-run business Gwynne Basen, Filmaker
07/28/2000 "Culture, Infancy & Research in South Africa" M. Tomlinson, Ph.D. Child Guidance Clinic, S. Africa
09/15/2000 "The Return of the Dybbuk: A Cast Study of Spirit Possession in Contemporary Israel" Yoram Bilu, Ph.D. The Hebrew University, Israel
11/17/2000 "If the Family Fits" A NFB documentary which explores traditional notions of family as voiced by R.E.A.L women versus an alternate family lifestyle when a spouse declares a bisexual orientation Patricia Kearns Dan Delaney
01/12/2001 Encounters of the Three-Way Kind: Working with Interpreters in Mental Health Settings Heather Clarke, MCH
02/09/2001 Political and Psychiatric Ambiguities in the Baltic States: From Neurasthenia to Depression Vieda Skultans, University of Bristol
03/09/2001 "Some Kind of Arrangement" A NFB film on the South Asian tradition of arranged marriages adapted to the North American context Judy Malik, M.SW JGH Judy Gradinger, M.A. JGH
04/20/2001 "The Development & Evaluation of the Cultural Consultatoin Service" Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH

In-service Training, Workshops and Rounds CLSCs, Hospitals and Community Organizations

Date Institution/ Location Title Presenters
06/1999 CLSC René-Cassin L’intervention interculturelle en santé mentale Danielle Groleau, Ph.D. JGH
07/1999 CLSC Normand-Bethune L’intervention interculturelle aupres des réfugiés kosovars Laurence Kirmayer, Ph.D. JGH Danielle Groleau, Ph.D. JGH Eric Jarvis, M.D. JGH
11/1999 CLSC Cote-des-Neiges Utilités et procédure du Service de Consultation Culturelle de l’hopital Général Juif Caminee Blake, Ph.D. JGH Danielle Groleau, Ph.D. JGH
07/1999 Poste de Police, Laval, QC Adéquation culturelle de l’intervention sociale aupres des réfugiés Kosovars Danielle Groleau, Ph.D. JGH Caminee Blake, Ph.D. JGH
03/16/2000 JGH National Social Work Week Lecture Responding to the needs of patients from diverse backgrounds Pierre Dongier, M.D. CLSC Cote des Neiges Jaswant Guzder, M.D. JGH Judy Malik, M.SW JGH
05/20/2000 McGill University, Psychiatry Séminaire: An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods. Sixth Annual Summer Program in Social & Transcultural Psychiatry Danielle Groleau, Ph.D. JGH
12/05/2000 JGH Inpatient Service Rounds Case presentation from the Cultural Consultation Service Radhika Santhanam, Ph.D. JGH Azaad Kassam, M.D. JGH Caminee Blake, Ph.D. JGH
12/12/2000 CLSC René-Cassin Cultural interventions with the elderly Caminee Blake, Ph.D. JGH Judy Malik, M.SW JGH
01/08/2001 MGH, Psychiatry The role and function of the Cultural Consultation Service Danielle Groleau, Ph.D. JGH Caminee Blake, Ph.D. JGH
01/15/2001 McGill, Educational Psychology & Counseling Master’s Students The role and function of the Cultural Consultation Service Caminee Blake, Ph.D. JGH
01/19/2001 JGH/ICFP CCS Workshop Filipino values and culture Renee Tirol, M.D. SAMSARA
01/23/2001 JGH/ICFP Psychology Rounds The development of bicultural competence: implications for assessment and therapy Caminee Blake, Ph.D. JGH
02/08/2001 MCH, Psychiatric Grand Rounds What is the real story? An anthropological approach toward clinical narratives Patricia Foxen, M.A. MCH
02/12/2001 MGH, Community Mental Health Case presentation from the Cultural Consultation Service Myrna Lashley, Ph. D. John Abbott College Caminee Blake, Ph.D. JGH

B. Dissemination Activities

Date Institution/ Location Title Presenters
10/1999 Education & Counselling Psychology, McGill "Collective Self-Esteem and Shared Identities," Developmental Seminar Series Sadeq Rahimi, M.A. JGH
05/26/2000 Vancouver, BC "Development and evaluation of a cultural consultation service in mental health." Proceedings: Removing Barriers II; Keeping Canadian Values in Health Care Danielle Groleau, Ph.D. JGH L.J. Kirmayer, MD JGH C. Rousseau, MD, MCH
10/05/2000 Kyoto, Japan "Cultural variations in the presentation of depression," International Consensus Group meeting on cross-cultural issues in the treatment of depression and anxiety. Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
10/13/2000 Vancouver, BC Keynote address, "A poetics of survival: Culture, community and the durable self," Annual Meeting, Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, Suicide Prevention in Canada: Exploring Our Diverse Landscape Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
10/19/2000 Chantilly, France "Use and misuse of the cultural formulation in child psychiatry," Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Cécile Rousseau, M.D. MCH
10/19/2000 Chantilly, France "Creative expression workshops for newly arrived immigrant and refugee children," Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Cécile Rousseau, M.D. MCH
10/19/2000 Chantilly, France "Mediation, cultural aggression and therapeutic neutrality," Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Toby Measham, M.D. MCH
10/19/2000 Chantilly, France "The multiplicity of clinical narratives: An anthropological perspective," Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Patricia Foxen, M.A. MCH
10/19/2000 Chantilly, France "Gender and power in family therapy: A South Asian perspective,", Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Radhika Santhanam, Ph.D. JGH
10/19/2000 Chantilly, France "The development of a cultural consultation service," Annual meeting, Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture. Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
10/20/2000 Chantilly, France "Implications of new information technologies for cultural psychiatry," Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Sadeq Rahimi, M.A. JGH
10/20/2000 Chantilly, France "Cultural idioms of distress and help-seeking among Vietnamese Immigrants," Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Danielle Groleau, Ph.D. JGH
10/20/2000 Chantilly, France "The relationship between resilience, PTSD and traumatic events among adolescent survivors of war and genocide in Rwanda," Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Esther Ehrensaft, M.A. JGH
10/21/2000 Chantilly, France "The refugee’s predicament," L’Evolution Psychiatrique Conference on Psychiatry and Human Rights: Anthropological and Cross-cultural Issues Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
10/23/2000 Stockholm, Sweden "An introduction to cultural psychiatry," Transcultural Psychiatry Center, Stockholm Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
10/27/2000 University of Copenhagen, Denmark "Research in cultural psychiatry: A schedule of methodological virtues," Department of Psychology Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
11/13,2000 Montreal, QC "Religion, spirituality and mental health in multicultural societies", Fondation ARC Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
02/17/2001 Yokohama, Japan Keynote address, "Encountering the other: cultural psychiatry in a globalizing world", Japanese Society for Transcultural Psychiatry Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
02/21/2001 University of Missouri, Columbia Presentation of the CCS . Outreach Meeting, International Center for Psychosocial Trauma Judy Malik, M.SW JGH
02/19/2001 Jichi Medical School, Japan "Rethinking somatization: a sociocultural perspective" Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
03/21/2001 Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI "Encountering the other: cultural psychiatry in a globalizing world", Chairman’s Grand Rounds Lecture Series Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
03/24/2001 SUNY, Binghamton, NY "Shrunken Time, Flattened Memory: The Fate of Identity in the Age of Speed," Proceedings of "Time, Memory, Text," an international interdisciplinary conference on time and memory Sadeq Rahimi, M.A. JGH
05/05/2001 Montreal, QC Invited discussant, "Body, Memory & Identity", Joint Meeting, Canadian Anthropology Society, American Ethnological Society and Society for Cultural Anthropology Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
05/07/2001 New Orleans, LA "Coercive treatment of immigrants with psychosis," Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association Eric Jarvis, M.D. JGH Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH Bernard Unger
07/10/2001 University of Missouri, Columbia "Women & Violence," 8th Annual Summer Institute of Psychosocial Trauma. International Center for Psychosocial Trauma Judy Malik, M.S.W. JGH
07/23/2001 Vancouver, BC Invited plenary address, "Models of mental health care for multicultural societies", World Assembly for Mental Health, 26th Biennial Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH
09/03/2001 Homerton College, Cambridge, England Invited presentation, "Locating the narratives of psychiatry", British Medical Journal Conference on Narrative Approaches to Medicine Laurence Kirmayer, M.D. JGH