Culture and Psychiatry Day

Trauma & Resilience Among Syrian Refugees
Wednesday, 3 May 2017 - 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Location
Contact information
Contact person: 
Dr. Azaad Kassam and Dr. Carole Lazaro
Email: 
akassam@qch.on.ca, carole.lazaro@theroyal.ca
Registration
Registration required: 
Yes
Cost to attend: 
Free of charge
Event organizer: 
Event language: 

Trauma & Resilience Among Syrian Refugees

Objectives:

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  1. Reflect on and identify common attitudes of Canadian Society towards refugee communities
  2. Describe how cultural context shapes the experience of trauma, foster resilience, and facilitates recovery at the individual and community level among Syrian refugees.
  3. Apply the Cultural Formulation and Cultural Formulation Interview to assess patients from diverse backgrounds.
  4. Integrate principles of cultural competence, cultural safety and trauma-informed care for diverse populations.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Ghayda Hassan, University du Quebec a Montreal and Dr. Laurence Kirmayer, McGill University

Resident Presentation:

Dr. Salam El-Majzoub, McGill University

Schedule:

  • 1:30 - 2:00: First Keynote (Ghayda Hassan)
  • 2:00 - 2:10: Q&A
  • 2:10 - 2:30: Second Keynote (Laurence Kirmayer)
  • 2:30 - 2:45: Q&A
  • 2:45 - 3:15: Small group Interactions
  • 3:15 - 3:30: Break
  • 3:30 - 3:50: Resident Presentation (Salam El-Majzoub)
  • 3:50 - 4:10: Panel Discussion (Ghayda & Laurence)
  • 4:10 - 4:30: Q&A