Virtual Conference Program

SSPC 41st Annual Meeting

COLLABORATION

Partnership, Translation, Integration

September 25, October 9-10, 2020

 

Virtual Conference Program

SSPC 41st Annual Meeting

COLLABORATION

Partnership, Translation, Integration

September 25, October 9-10, 2020

 

Day 1: Friday, September 25, 2020
TimeSessionAbstractsSpeaker/Facilitator
1:00pm – 2:20pm ET
10:00am – 11:20am PT
Hughes and Spiegel Fellowship Award Panel
“They are coming to hurt me,” Cries for Structurally Competent Psychiatric Care from Central American Migrants in the United StatesView AbstractJonathan Gomez
Cultural Formulation in a Case of Spiritual Possession: Religion, Dissociation, and CultureView AbstractAndrea Mendiola
Traditional healers’ explanatory models of intellectual disability in Cape TownView AbstractSiyabulela Mkabile
2:20pm – 2:30pm ET
11:20am – 11:30am PT
Break
2:30pm – 4pm ET
11:30am – 1pm PT
Workshop 1: Using the Cultural Formulation InterviewView AbstractAndrea Mendiola
G. Eric Jarvis
Kenneth Fung
Lisa Andermann
Azaad Kassam
Workshop 2: GMH passion project consultation workshop: Examining the bi-directional impact of our workView AbstractGwen Mitchell
Yusra Ahmad
Omar Reda
Workshop 3: When Life Depends on a Piece of Paper: The Role of Mental Health Workers in Completing Government Paperwork for RefugeesView AbstractKyle Baird
Jana Bhuiyan
Daniella Schlander
Greg Moore
Daniel Savin
Workshop 4: “A Person Is A Person Through Other Persons” – How Culture & Identity Are Constructed Through Relationships & BelongingView AbstractVincenzo Di Nicola
Anjali Joseph
4:00pm – 4:30pm ET
1:00pm – 1:30p PT
Want to learn more about SSPC's committees and get involved? Committee leaders are available for drop-in informal chats
Optional: Meet the committee chairs
ProgramBonnie Kaiser
EducationTBA
Trainee/MentorshipTBA
Family Interest Group/Senior Advisory Group EffortSteve Wolin
Vincenzo Di Nicola
Day 2: Friday, October 9, 2020
TimeSessionSpeaker/Facilitator
1:00pm – 2:20pm ET
10:00am – 11:20am PT
Plenary: Community Partnered Participatory Research: Overview and Example of DepressionFelica Jones
Kenneth Wells
2:20pm – 2:30pm ET
11:20am – 11:30am PT
Break
2:30pm – 4:00pm ET
11:30am – 1:00pm PT
Workshop 5: We’re Right in the Middle of It: Navigating Complex Group Dynamics in Multicultural EducationAnique Forrester
Gabriela Nagy
Seamus Bhatt-Mackin
Workshop 6: Integration and Empowerment - Expressive Arts Therapy group works with newcomer adults (immigrants and refugees) in TorontoNeslihan Memiguven
Workshop 7: An Experiential Workshop on Cross-Cultural CollaborationSeetha Davis
Alisa Miller
Kenneth Fung
Ted Lo
Lisa Andermann
Workshop 8: Applications of Community Engagement Principles to Projects and Research

(If you would like to briefly present (and receive feedback on) a proposed/emerging Community Partnered Participatory Research project as part of this session, email bonnienicolekaiser@gmail.com; others may attend even if not presenting.)
Felica Jones
Kenneth Wells
4:00pm – 4:30pm ET
1:00pm – 1:30pm PT
Break
4:30pm – 6:00pm ET
1:30pm – 3:00pm PT
Documentary Film and discussion: The Healer and the Psychiatrist - US Premiere (Mike Poltorak). In the South Pacific Island group of Tonga, a traditional healer and a Psychiatrist treat spiritual affliction and mental illness in challenging and inspirational ways
Day 3: Saturday, October 10, 2020
TimeTitleSpeaker/Facilitator
All sessions on Day 3 are live discussion sessions based on prerecorded talks. Please go to Watch to view these materials.
1:00pm – 1:45pm ET
10:00am – 10:45am PT
Symposium 1: Weaving Collaborations and Negotiating Firewalls in Polarized Times
Collective Case Formulation on Violent RadicalizationYann Zoldan
Janique Johnson-Lafleur
What variables do we have in common? Transnational collaborations on violent radicalizationRochelle Frounfelker
Diana Miconi
The Fireman in the Bedroom: Collaborations between Clinicians and Security Agencies in the Field of Violent RadicalizationCecile Rousseau
Symposium 2: Working Separate and Together: Lessons Learned in Global and Local Academic-Community Research Partnerships
On Field Methods and Stigma: Conducting Research on Illness Categories that Do Not Exist LocallyJonathan Yahalom
Integrating a community-partnered participatory research model with the practical limitations of a small research team: A pilot study collecting biomarkers from hard-to-reach populationsSylvanna Vargas
Synergizing Health Disparities Efforts across Settings in the SER Hispano Project: Facilitators and Barriers of an Interdisciplinary Academic-Community PartnershipGabriela Nagy
Utilizing community-based research to test and refine interventions in global mental health: A pilot evaluation of an emotion-focused intervention for school-going youth in post-earthquake NepalMegan Ramaiya
Paper session 1: Considering Culture in Care
Cross-cultural, trans-cultural, and global perspectives on mindfulness: Lessons and future directions from comparing Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy and Morita Psychotherapy from JapanHiroe Hu
Incómodo: A Mixed-Methods Examination of Primary Care Nurses’ Experiences Managing Depression in Rural GuatemalaShanna Stryker
Rachel Kishton
Situating Mental Disorders in Cultural FramesGeorge Eric Jarvis
Paper session 2: Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Collaborative Care for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations in Primary Care: A Systematic ReviewJennifer Hu
Tina Wu
Swathi Damodaran
The ‘Science of Morals’ of a Psychiatric Emergency ServiceSang Ik Song
Urban Hospital Collaboration to Improve Cross-Cultural CareMark Nathanson
Jennifer Traxler
Dhruv Gupta
Anthy Phillips
1:45pm – 2:00pm ET
10:45am – 11:00am PT
Break
2:00pm – 2:45pm ET
11:00am – 11:45am PT
Symposium 3: The Development of an Educational Partnership and Ethiopian-Canadian Academic Collaboration: The Story of TAAPP and TAAACModerator: Clare Pain
The Development of Psychiatric Education in Ethiopia: 15 years of TAAPPLisa Andermann
Ethiopian Perspectives on an Educational Partnership: The Toronto Addis Ababa Psychiatry Program (TAAPP)Benyam Worku Dubale
Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration (TAAAC): a relational partnership model for building educational capacity between a high- and low-income university: lessons learnedClare Pain
Symposium 4: Insights and Lessons Learned in International Mental Health Promotion
Applying the RE-AIM Framework in International Mental Health Implementation ResearchKenneth P. Fung
Facilitators and Barriers to Interdisciplinary and International Collaborations in Mental Health PromotionWeijia Tan
What Constitutes “Culture” in International Cross-Cultural CollaborationsJenny JW Liu
Paper session 3: Services for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Prioritizing Refugees’ Voices: Reconceptualizing Refugee Ethics Protocols in Refugee ResearchNeil Bilotta
Understanding the Experience of Latin American Female Asylum Seekers in Quebec: An Intersectional and Narrative ApproachLaura Gallo Tapias
“We are all under the same roof”: Coping and meaning making among older Bhutanese with a refugee life experienceBhuwan Gautam
Tej Mishra
Mental health of conflict-affected internally displaced persons in Northern Sri Lanka: The COMGAP-S studyShannon Doherty
Giselle Dass
Paper session 4: Inclusion and Access
Developing a Meaningful and Culturally Safe Collaborative Space for First-Line Workers in Youth Mental Health and Wellness in Nunavik: The Atautsikut Community of Practice (CoP) ExperienceJanique Johnson-Lafleur
Moving Indigenous Mental Wellness Knowledge to Action in a Manitoba First Nation CommunityGrace Kyoon-Achan
Diane Linklater
The Use of Information Communication Technologies Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Descriptive Qualitative StudyTheoneste Ntalindwa
Therapy with Remote Patients: Principle ConceptsJames Griffith
2:45pm – 3:15pm ET
11:45am – 12:15pm PT
Business Meeting – Open to all (announcements, reports, awards)
3:15pm – 4:00pm ET
12:15pm – 1:00pm PT
Poster Session
Refugee Mental Health Upon Arrival to Kentucky: Correlation of Refugee Health Screener 15 (RHS-15) score to Social and Ethnographic VariablesBarbara Ekeh
When Family Decisions Conflict with Standard of Care: Case Report of a Korean Immigrant with Schizophrenia and Medication-Resistant CatatoniaCrystal Han*
The First Episode Psychosis Experience of Filipino-Canadians in Montreal: An Interpretative Phenomenological AnalysisJenna Pastorini
Participatory evaluation of a co-designed group psychosocial intervention to promote well-being in GuatemalaKatherine Pizarro*
The Weighty Teenage Years: Weight Assessment Accuracy as a Function of Gender, Sleep, and Depression in Minnesota High School StudentsMolly Fennig*
Psychiatry After the Bell: An Ongoing Collaboration to Address to Mental Health Issues in After School ProgramsNayla Khoury
The Role of Primary Care in the Use of Specialty Mental Health ServicesNina Jhaveri*
Clinical Barriers in diagnosis and treatment in an Immigrant Population: A presentation of a complex adolescent case of chronic untreated endocrinopathy with a concurrent psychotic disorderSindhura Suryadevara*
*All posters will be available on the conference website. Presenters with an asterisk will also be available during the live poster session for Q&A.

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