Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture

A nonprofit, interdisciplinary organization devoted to furthering research, clinical care & education in cultural aspects of mental health & illness.

42nd Annual Meeting

COLLABORATING FOR JUSTICE AND EQUITY
Bridging Divides and Healing Wounds
Apr 22 2021 – Apr 24 2021
12:00pm EDT to 4:30pm EDT

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Working with Refugee Families Twenty-five million people have been defined as refugees in 2020 with millions more individuals or families...

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The The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture (SSPC) is a nonprofit, interdisciplinary organization devoted to furthering research, clinical care and education in cultural aspects of mental health and illness. We aim to promote cultural psychiatry in North American professional groups and to collaborate with national and international organizations in the development of policy and practice. Primarily rooted in North America, we provide an interface for domestic and international interests of cultural psychiatry and mental health.

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Advance your career in cultural psychiatry. Network and collaborate with cultural psychiatry experts in research, education, and clinical care. Members receive discounts on our annual meeting registration and free access to recorded versions of our webinars.

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New Fellowship in Community and Telepsychiatry

New Fellowship in Community and Telepsychiatry

The University of Virginia Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences is proud to announce the establishment of a new fellowship in Community and Telepsychiatry. The Department is uniquely positioned in Virginia to provide this fellowship program. It is...

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Webinar: Advocacy and Empowerment in Mental Health Promotion

Webinar: Advocacy and Empowerment in Mental Health Promotion

Join us for our next webinar Advocacy and Empowerment in Mental Health Promotion Feb 20, 2021 10-12pm PST / 1-3pm EST Register Now Zoom Registration Event Flyer Event Details Advocacy and Empowerment in Mental Health Promotion Josephine Pui-Hing Wong, BScN MScN PhD...

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Mentorship for Trainees

The purpose of the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture (SSPC) Mentorship Program is to foster professional relationships between physician/professional members and trainee-members

Gain Belonging

Create and strengthen a sense of belonging for professional members and trainee-members within the Society.

Enrich Interests

Enrich trainee-members’ interest in cultural psychiatry.

Develop Professionally

Provide access to resources and opportunities for scholarship, supervision and networking in order to enhance the professional development of mentees and their mentors.