Summer Program in Social and Cultural Psychiatry

25th Annual Summer Program

May 6 - June 28, 2019

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

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General information

Registration information

Courses and workshops

 

Guest faculty

McGill faculty

Accommodations

 

Also see Advanced Study Institute.


 

In 1995, the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University inaugurated an annual summer school in social and cultural psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology. The program provides the conceptual background for research and clinical work in social and cultural psychiatry and will be of interest to:

  • postdoctoral trainees, and researchers in psychiatry, psychology, and other mental health disciplines
  • graduate students in health and social sciences
  • physicians, psychologists, social workers, and other health professionals

The summer program forms part of the training activities of the Montreal WHO Collaborating Centre and is endorsed by the Canadian Academy of Psychiatric Epidemiology.

General information

Director: Laurence J. Kirmayer, MD

Administrator: Consuelo Errazuriz

Administrative Office:
Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry,
Department of Psychiatry
McGill University
1033 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, Quebec   H3A 1A1

Tel.: 514-398-7302
Fax: 514-398-3282
Email: tc.psych [at] mcgill.ca

 

Registration Information

Courses may be taken for academic credit or for professional interest. Workshops and the Advanced Study Institute may only be taken for professional interest.

Application for the Summer School is now ONLINE.

  • You will be asked to select the courses/workshops and submit your CV.
  • You will be contacted when your application has been processed.

If you have specific questions not answered on the website, you can contact the Division Summer Program Coordinator, Ms. Consuelo Errazuriz at tc.psych [at] mcgill.ca.

Enrolment for courses and workshops is limited and early application is strongly advised. Please note the application deadlines in order to submit your application.

Professional Interest

Canadian and International students and professionals applying to the Summer School for professional interest can do so through the Division of Social & Transcultural Psychiatry by following the instructions above in Registration Information.

On successful completion of the course or workshop, a certificate of attendance will be provided by the Division. This does not confer formal academic credit, for which a separate application is required (see below). Registration for professional interest is accepted as long as room is available in the course or workshop.

Academic credit

The following courses may be taken for academic credit by students enrolled in a graduate program at McGill or another university: Cultural Psychiatry (PSYT711); Psychiatric Epidemiology (PSYT713); and Research Methods in Social and Cultural Psychiatry (PSYT633).

All applicants for academic credit must submit their CV and Registration online as indicated above to obtain permission to attend the course(s).

You will receive confirmation that you have been authorized to take the course and all further correspondence regarding the application process for academic credit will be with the Department of Psychiatry, Graduate Program Coordinator. To contact the Graduate Program Coordinator: graduate.psychiatry [at] mcgill.ca, Tel: 514-398-4176. 

McGill Graduate Students
Please apply online as indicated above. After receiving permission to attend the course(s), McGill students should register on Minerva once the summer registration period for graduate students begins. Detailed registration information for students enrolled in a McGill graduate program will be available mid-March 2019 at www.mcgill.ca/gps/students/registration/dates. Students are billed by McGill Student Accounts.

McGill Double Program Students and McGill Psychiatry Residents
Please apply online as indicated above. After receiving permission to attend the course(s), double program students may go to the following link to register https://mcgill.ca/students/records/cc. After receiving permission from the coordinator of the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry to attend the course(s), Psychiatry Residents who want to take the courses for credit must obtain permission from the Graduate Program Director and from the Faculty of Medicine. McGill double program students and McGill psychiatry residents are billed by McGill Student Accounts. If you applied for professional interest, you will receive an e-mail confirming your application.

Visiting, Exchange and Special Students
Please apply online as indicated above. After receiving permission to attend the courses, please visit the McGill Graduate Studies website to verify what category of student applies to you. Please observe the application deadline: January 15 for international students; February 15, 2019 for Canadian students. Official notification of acceptance is issued by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Non-McGill, Québec University Students
Please apply online as indicated above. After receiving permission to attend the course(s) from your home University and from the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, you must initiate an online application to request the required authorizations at www.mcgill.ca/students/iut and you must complete a CREPUQ form. Refer to your home university website for regulations on the number of credits allowed, as well as policies for transferring credits. Note: Once the Québec Inter-University Transfer (IUT) application is approved by both the home and host universities, you remain responsible for registering in the course that was approved. At McGill, you must register on Minerva.

Students from University of Toronto and University of British Columbia
Please apply online as indicated above. After receiving permission to attend the course(s) from your home university and from the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, students must submit a Graduate Exchange Agreement form (available from your home institution website) to your home university and to the graduate program coordinator at McGill: graduate.psychiatry [at] mcgill.ca.

Students from other Universities in Canada (Inter University Credit Transfer)
Please apply online as indicated above. After receiving permission to attend the course(s) from your home University and from the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, please verify the registration procedure that you should follow: Visiting, Exchange or Special Student by visiting the following link: https://mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/apply/prepare/visiting#visiting. The application fee cannot be applied towards course/workshop fees. Official notification of acceptance as a “Visiting Student” or a “Special Student” is issued by the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Students obtain a McGill student identity number when applying and use this to register for the course(s) on Minerva. Transfer of academic credits should be arranged with the applicant’s own university.

International Students
Please apply online as indicated above. If you are applying for academic credit, after receiving permission to attend the course(s) by the Division of Social & Transcultural Psychiatry and your own university, you must apply for formal "Exchange Student" status at McGill by January 15, 2019: https://mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/apply/prepare/visiting. Official notification of acceptance as a Special Student is issued by the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Students obtain a McGill student identity number when applying and use this to register for the course(s) on Minerva. Transfer of academic credits should be arranged with the applicant’s own university.

M.Sc. Program in Psychiatry
Students who wish to apply for the MSc program in Psychiatry (with concentration in Social and Transcultural Psychiatry) should direct inquiries to:

Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Psychiatry
McGill University
1033 Pine Avenue West, Room 107
Montreal, Quebec   H3A 1A1

Tel.: 514-398-4176
Email: graduate.psychiatry [at] mcgill.ca
Website: https://mcgill.ca/psychiatry/

The deadlines for applications and documents from International and Canadian students for the MSc and PhD programs are:

September 15 for entry in January for all applicants.

January 15 for entry in May for international applicants (and part-time International applicants seeking credit for summer courses).

February 15 for entry in May for Canadian applicants and for part-time applicants in the Transcultural courses.

March 15 for entry in September for all applicants.

For more information please visit: https://mcgill.ca/psychiatry/education/graduate-program

 

Courses and workshop

 

Courses

PSYT711 Cultural Psychiatry

L. Kirmayer & Faculty (3 academic credits)

This course surveys recent theory and research on the interaction of culture and psychiatric disorders. Topics to be covered include: history of cultural psychiatry; cross-national epidemiological and ethnographic research on major and minor psychiatric disorders; culture-bound syndromes and idioms of distress; culture, emotion and social interaction; somatization and dissociation; psychosis; ritual and symbolic healing and psychotherapy; mental health of indigenous peoples; mental health of immigrants and refugees; psychiatric theory and practice as cultural constructions; methods of cross-cultural research; models of mental health care for multicultural societies; globalization and the future of cultural psychiatry. 

Prerequisites: Courses in abnormal psychology, psychiatry or medical anthropology, and permission of the instructor.
Text: Course readings will be available in paper form and online at the McGill Bookstore.
Begins: May 7-30, 2019 (4 weeks) T•Th  13:30-18:00 
Location: TBD

PSYT713 Psychiatric Epidemiology

G. Galbaud du Fort, X. Meng & Faculty (3 academic credits)

This course offers an overview of the application of epidemiology in the field of psychiatry. Topics include: history of psychiatric epidemiology; epidemiologic research methods in psychiatry (in addition to basic methods, specific lectures will cover meta-analysis, family studies, assessment of needs for care, prevention) ; study of treatment-seeking, pathways to care, and use of services; epidemiology of specific diagnoses (e.g., post-traumatic stress disorder, somatization); research on risk factors (e.g., developmental impact of stress in pregnant women, childhood adversity and mood disorders, cannabis and psychosis); interaction between mental and physical disorders (e.g., depression and diabetes) ; introduction  to evaluation of mental health services and programs (e.g., supported employment for people with severe mental illness).

Prerequisites: Introductory courses in epidemiology and biostatistics, and permission of the instructor.
Text: Course readings will be available in paper form and online at the McGill Bookstore; presentations will be available online.
Begins: May 6-31, 2019 (4 weeks) M•W•F  13:30-16:45
Location: Room 138, Irving Ludmer Building, 1033 Pine Avenue West

PSYT633 Research Methods in Social and Cultural Psychiatry

R. Whitley, A. Ryder & Faculty (3 academic credits)

This workshop will introduce participants to research methods in cultural and social psychiatry in a stepwise manner. The course consists of three modules: (1) introduction to qualitative research; (2) introduction to quantitative research; and (3) introduction to mixed-methods studies. Modules 1 and 2 will focus on methodologies, study design, execution, analysis and dissemination. In Module 3, students will learn how and when to integrate qualitative and quantitative approaches in a mixed-method study. Ample time will be given for questions and discussion of participants’ projects.

Text: Course readings will be available in paper form and online at the McGill Bookstore.
Date: May 6-31, 2019 (4 weeks) M•W•F  09:00-12:30
Location: Room 138, Irving Ludmer Building, 1033 Pine Avenue West

 

Workshops

Working with Culture: Clinical Methods in Cultural Psychiatry
J. Guzder & C. Rousseau

This workshop for mental health practitioners provides an overview of clinical models and methods in cultural psychiatry. Topics include: working with translators and culture brokers; attending to culture, ethnicity, racism and power in individual and family interventions with migrants and ethnocultural minorities; how cultural work transforms the therapist; ethical issues in intercultural work; strategies for working in different settings including schools, community organizations and refugee immigration boards. Invited lecturers will frame the basic issues of clinical intervention through the paradigms of cultural voices and languages of symptoms, art, and play. The clinical intersection of healer, culture, diagnosis, and therapy will be approached by a review of developmental theories, identity, and life-cycle variations in migrant or minority experience.

Text: Course readings will be available online.
Begins: May 7-30, 2019 (4 weeks) T•Th  09:00-12:00
Location: Room 138, Irving Ludmer Building, 1033 Pine Avenue West

The McGill Illness Narrative Interview (MINI)
D. Groleau

This workshop will provide an introduction to the McGill Illness Narrative Interview (MINI), a semi-structured protocol for eliciting information about illness experience that has been widely used in psychiatry, medicine and global health research. This workshop will present the theoretical basis of the MINI as a tool for qualitative health research. We will also cover the potential links with the concepts and values of Person-Centered Medicine. The workshop will discuss ways to adapt the MINI to study issues involving health behavior, bodily practices, illness, diseases, somatic and emotional symptoms. Participants will practice the MINI in one-on-one interviews and learn ways to code and analyze qualitative data produced with the MINI.

Text: Course readings will be available online.
Begins: June 3-5, 2019 (12 hours) M•13:30-16:30, T•09:00-16:30, W•09:00-12:30
Location: Room 138, Irving Ludmer Building, 1033 Pine Avenue West

Global Mental Health Research
M. Ruiz-Casares & Faculty

This workshop provides an introduction to key issues in global mental health (GMH) research with special reference to low and middle-income countries (LMICs). We will explore the tensions between a vertical public health approach, grounded in a biomedical frame and current evidence-based practices, and a horizontal community-based approach, that emphasizes local taxonomies and priorities, empowerment of local resources and endogenous solutions. This seminar will build a cultural critique of GMH and raise basic issues for discussion: (a) current priorities in GMH research have been largely framed by mental health professionals and their institutional partners based in Northern countries, reflecting the dominant interests of psychiatry and paying insufficient attention to Southern partners and local priorities; (b) the assumption in GMH that major psychiatric disorders are biologically determined and therefore universal; (c) the focus on existing evidence-based treatments, and the assumption that Western standard treatments can be readily applied across cultures with minimal adaptation; and (d) the emphasis on GMH interventions that may marginalize indigenous forms of healing and coping which may contribute to positive outcomes and recovery. The workshop aims to provide a balanced critical perspective on GMH as a new field of enquiry and practice that acknowledges the importance of the social determinants of mental health and the interplay between the social and the cultural with the biological dimensions of mental health. The format includes lectures, panel presentations, case studies and plenary discussions of readings by faculty and students, supplemented by video documentaries and films. Sponsored by the McGill Global Mental Health Program.

Text: Readings will be available online.
Date: June 10-13, 2019 (24 hours) M•T•W•Th  09:00-17:00
Location: TBA

Trauma Therapy and Intersectionality
Z. Thomas & Guest Faculty

Trauma is highly prevalent, especially in marginalized communities that have faced intergenerational oppression. In this workshop, a group of trauma therapists from the Jewish General Hospital at McGill University and Women’s College Hospital in Toronto will explore the complexities of providing culturally sensitive trauma therapy to individuals from diverse backgrounds. We will outline trauma dynamics and interventions. Using clinical examples, we will then unpack how Western trauma therapy models may not apply to all clients, and examine potential adaptations. We will also discuss strategies to build cohesiveness in group therapy settings through dialogue, while honoring differences. We will present a self-reflexive model that we developed in our program to highlight the interface between trauma and intersectionalities in the group setting. This day-long workshop will combine didactics, clinical vignettes, interactive activities and group discussion.

Text: Readings will be available online.
Date: June 14, 2019 (6 hours) F  09:00-17:00
Location: TBA

Critical Neuroscience
S. Choudhury & Faculty

This workshop provides an overview of current controversies surrounding cognitive neuroscience and the implications of recent advances in research for psychiatry, education, bioethics, and health policy. It will present the interdisciplinary project of critical neuroscience as a framework and set of tools with which to critically analyze interpretations of neuroscience data in the academic literature, their representation in popular domains and more broadly, the growth of neurocultures since the Decade of the Brain. This course will problematize and consider alternatives to neurobiological reductionism in psychiatry, neuroethics, cultural neuroscience and neuropolicy, attending to the models, metaphors and political contexts of mainstream brain research. It will also explore various avenues for engagement between neuroscience, social science and humanities. Sessions will be devoted to: critical methods; methodological problems in neuroscience; cultural neuroscience, social determinants of health; psychiatry, neuroeducation; mindfulness; and neuroethics.

Text: Choudhury, S. & Slaby, J. (Eds). (2012). Critical Neuroscience: A Handbook of the Social and Cultural Contexts of Neuroscience, New York: Wiley.
Date: June 10-14, 2019 (24 hours) M•T•W•Th  09:00-17:00
Location: Room 100, Charles Meredith House 1030 Pine Ave. West

Social and Cultural Neuroscience
L. Kirmayer, S. Kitayama, M. Meaney, C. Worthman & Guest Faculty

Co-sponsored by the Foundation for Psychocultural Research (www.thefpr.org) and the McGill Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives Program (www.mcgill.ca/hbhl). This workshop will provide an overview of core topics and recent developments in social, and cultural neuroscience research in order to promote cross-disciplinary collaboration in global mental health. After an introduction to cognitive, social, and cultural neuroscience, the workshop will focus on the potential and limits of methods that can be used to measure epigenetic, neuroendocrine, and neurocognitive processes in laboratory and field settings. We will discuss the inter-relationships of these processes and how to map them onto phenomenological, ethnographic, and ecological variables through technologies including remote sensing techniques that capture health-relevant aspects of sociocultural contexts in situ. Participants will also have the opportunity to present their own research projects for discussion with faculty.

Text: Readings will be available online.
Date: June 17-21, 2019 (24 hours) M•T•W•Th•F  09:00-17:00
Location: Room 138, Irving Ludmer Building, 1033 Pine Ave. West

Art and Healing
J. Guzder & Guest Faculty

This workshop will focus on clinical, theoretical, research, and community engagement issues on the use of art in transcultural psychiatry. Invited faculty will elaborate on clinically relevant theory, practice and experiential learning. Presentations will promote reflection on arts—including theatre, visual arts, music, and dance—as an applied and emerging aspect of healing both historically and in contemporary contexts relevant to clinical practice, global mental health, and research in social and cultural psychiatry. Faculty include an international roster of clinicians working with the arts with people with severe mental illness, youth at risk, as well as indigenous and migrant groups.

Date: June 17 - 20, 2019 (24 hours) M•T•W•Th 09:00-17:00
Location: TBA

Indigenous Mental Health Research
L. Kirmayer & Guest Faculty

This workshop will survey recent work on the social determinants of mental health and discuss issues in the design and implementation of culturally appropriate mixed-methods research with Indigenous communities and populations. The emphasis will be on conceptual issues and the development of research methodology to address both common and severe mental health problems and interventions. Specific topics will include: ethical issues in Indigenous health research; social, historical and transgenerational determinants of mental health; the role of indigenous identity in mental health, resilience and well-being; suicide prevention and mental health promotion; participatory research methods; evaluation of community-based mental health services; culturally-adapted interventions; and indigenous approaches to healing.

Text: Kirmayer, L. J., & Valaskakis, G. G. (2009). Healing traditions: The mental health of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press.
Date: August 12-15, 2019 (24 hours) M•T•W•Th  09:00-17:00
Location: TBA

August 16, 2019 will be the annual meeting of the Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research. Registration information will be posted at: www.namhr.ca.


 

Guest faculty

Amy Bombay, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Nursing and Psychiatry, Dalhousie University

Gregory Brass, MSc, Assistant Executive Director, Aanischaaukamikw, Cree Cultural Institute, Oujé-Bougoumou, Québec

Stéphane Dandeneau, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Université du Québec
à Montréal

Nicole D'Souza, MSc, Culture & Mental Health Research Unit & Division of Social & Transcultural Psychiatry

Neda Faregh, PhD, Research Associate, Culture & Mental Health Research Unit, Lady Davis Institute

Christopher Fletcher, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval

Sarah Fraser, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychoeducation, Université de Montréal

Rochelle L. Frounfelker, ScD, MPH, MSSW, Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Social & Transcultural Psychiatry

Béatrice Godard, PhD, Professeure titulaire au département de médecine sociale  et prévention de l'Université de Montréal et directrice du Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec

Ana Gomez-Carrillo, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Social & Transcultural Psychiatry

Anne Fourt, MEd, Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Abby Herschler, MD, FRCPC, Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Shinobu Kitayama, PhD, Robert B. Zajonc Collegiate Professor of Psychology; Director of the Culture & Cognition Program, University of Michigan

Alain Lesage, MD, MPhil, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Université de Montréal

Pierre Minn, PhD, Department of Anthropology, Université de Montréal

Viktor Pordeus, MD, Founder of DyoNises Theater - People's University for Art and Science UPAC.com.br, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Andrew Ryder, PhD, Associate Professor & Director, Culture and Personality Laboratory, Concordia University

Suzanne Stewart, PhD, CPsych, Associate Professor of Indigenous Healing in Counseling Psychology, Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, University of Toronto

Caroline Tait, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan

Carol Worthman, PhD, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor, Department of Anthropology, Emory University

 


 

McGill faculty

Please see our Faculty web page for more information.

Anne Andermann, MD, DPhil, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Lawrence Annable, Dip. Stat., Professor, Division of Psychopharmacology, Department of Psychiatry

Véronique Bohbot, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Alain Brunet, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Researcher, Psychosocial Research Division, Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Jacob Burack, PhD, Professor, Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology

François Bourque, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Eduardo Chachamovich, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry; Researcher, Douglas Mental Health University Institute 

Suparna Choudhury, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry

Janet Cleveland, LLB, PhD, Researcher, SHERPA Research Centre, CIUSSS Centre-Ouest de l’Ile-de-Montréal

Ellen Corin, PhD, Associate Professor, Emerita, Department of Psychiatry

Myriam Denov, PhD, Professor & Canada Research Chair in Canada Research Chair in Youth, Gender and Armed Conflict, School of Social Work

Frank Elgar, PhD, Assistant Professor & Canada Research Chair in Social Inequalities in Child Health, Department of Psychiatry & Institute of Health & Social Policy

Kia Faridi, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Guillaume Galbaud du Fort, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Researcher, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Jewish General Hospital

Kathryn Gill, PhD, Associate Professor & Director of Research, Addictions Unit, MUHC  

Ian Gold, PhD, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Psychiatry

Danielle Groleau, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry; Research Associate, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital

Jaswant Guzder, MD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Head of Child Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital

Matthew Hunt, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Research; Chercheur régulier, C.R.I.R. (Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en Réadaptation) du Montréal métropolitain

Srividya Iyer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

G. Eric Jarvis, MD, MSc, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Cultural Consultation Service, Jewish General Hospital

Nicholas King, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of the Social Studies of Medicine, and at McGill University

Suzanne King, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Researcher, Psychosocial Research Division, Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Laurence J. Kirmayer, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS, FRSC, James McGill Professor; Director, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry; Director, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit, Jewish General Hospital

Rachel Kronick, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Division of Children Psychiatry & Division of Social & Transcultural Psychiatry

Marc Laporta, MD, Director, Montreal WHO-PAHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health, Douglas University Institute and McGill University Health Center

Myrna Lashley, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Eric Latimer, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Researcher, Psychosocial Research Division, Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Raphael Lencucha, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Eric Lewis, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy

Karl Looper, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Jewish General Hospital

Nancy Low, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Ashok Malla, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Canada Research Chair in Early Psychosis, Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Michael Meaney, PhD, FRSC, James McGill Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Dpoartment of Neurology and Neurosurgery; Co-Scientific Director, Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics and Mental Health; Director, Sackler Centre for Epigenetics & Psychobiology, Douglas Institute

Toby Measham, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry

Xiangfei Meng, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Lucie Nadeau, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry

Melissa Park, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Michel Perreault, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Researcher, Psychosocial Research Division, Douglas Hospital Research Centre

Amir Raz, PhD, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention, Department of Psychiatry

Cécile Rousseau, MD, MSc, Professor, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Research and Training Centre, CSSS de la Montagne

Monica Ruiz-Casares, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry

Jai Shah, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Program for Prevention and Early Intervention in Psychosis, Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Norbert Schmitz, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Researcher, Psychosocial Research Division, Douglas Hospital Research Centre

Lisa Stevenson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Kazue Takamura, Lecturer, McGill University, International Development Studies

Zoe Thomas, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Brett Thombs, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry; Research Associate, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit, Jewish General Hospital

Samuel Veissière, PhD, Assistant Professor, Culture, Mind and Brain Program, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry

Ashley Wazana, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital

Daniel Weinstock, DPhil, James McGill Professor & Director, Institute for Health and Social Policy

Denis Wendt, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

Robert Whitley, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Allan Young, PhD, Marjorie Bronfman Professor, Department of Social Studies of Medicine, Anthropology, and Psychiatry


 

Accommodations

The following links will help you find accommodations near McGill downtown campus:

Campus housing is available at Bishop Mountain Hall (3935 University St.), only a ten-minute walk through the University campus from the Department of Psychiatry. Accommodations consist of a single room, modestly equipped for study purposes, and shared bathrooms. Linen and a small refrigerator are provided. Although rooms are normally only ready by May 15, a limited number may be made available earlier by contacting McGill University Residences and mentioning that you are attending the Summer Program:

McGill University Residences
Note that the ASI conference (June 20-21) will take place at McGill’s New Residence Hall.
For reservations or more information:
Tel.: 514-398-5200; Fax: 514-398-6770
Email: reserve.residences [at] mcgill.ca
URL: https://mcgill.ca/accommodations/summer

Visitors might also explore the possibility of staying at one of the McGill Official Hotels that offer daily, weekly or monthly special rates. https://mcgill.ca/accommodations/mohp

Other hotels located near the downtown McGill campus:

Hotels near the Jewish General Hospital, Montréal (location of the ASI, June 19 workshop):
              URL: http://jgh.ca/en/HotelsNeartheJGH

We encourage you to make your inquiries as soon as possible.

For further information on accommodations and activities scheduled to take place during your visit, please contact the tourism office at:

Tourisme Québec
1255 Peel Street, Suite 100
Montréal, Québec, Canada H3B 4V4
Toll-free: 1-877-BONJOUR (Canada and US)
Tel.: 514-873-2015; Fax: 514-864-3838
Email: info [at] bonjourquebec.com
URL: https://www.quebecoriginal.com/

Please note that the deadline for the Summer School Program does not apply to the Advanced Study Institute.