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WRI Conference 2017 - Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Mental Health...
Mon, 15 May 2017, 8:00 AM – Wed, 17 May 2017, 4:00 PM EDT
Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Mental Health & Addictions
May 16-17, 2017
May 15, 2017
Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Centre
Waypoint Research Institute, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
In Partnership with
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Nadine Wathen, PhD
Professor at The University of Western Ontario
Research Scholar at Western’s Centre for Research and Education on
Violence Against Women and Children
Member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada
Nicholas Watters, MBA, BA
Director, Knowledge Exchange Centre - Mental Health Commission of Canada
Co-Chair, International Knowledge Exchange Network for Mental Health
About this Conference
As in many other public sectors, Mental Health and Addictions services are increasingly being asked to demonstrate that they are providing evidence-based services for their patients/clients. This conference will be aimed at exploring this issue, some of the challenges that we face in meeting this goal, strategies to overcome the challenges, and successes we can all learn from.
The conference will feature diverse topics, both academic and applied, on knowledge translation/mobilization, implementation science, and quality/systems improvement in mental health and addictions, and at the interface between mental health and other related systems (e.g., education, corrections). Attendees will have access to workshops, as well as traditional academic paper presentations.
The target audience for this conference is anyone with an implementation science, and issues relating to evidence-based practices in mental health and addictions. The focus is inter-disciplinary, and may be of interest to any of the following:
- Hospital or community-based health clinicians
- Researchers and academics
- Project Managers
- Leaders and policy-makers in mental health and addictions
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