MAID: The ongoing impact on service providers

Description: Helping clients at the end of their life can bring up complex emotions. Join us for a session with Dr. Jeff Myers, Professor and the current Bresver Family Chair in End-of-Life Care and Medical Assistance in Dying at University of Toronto’s Department of Family and Community Medicine within the Temerty Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Myers has been practicing palliative medicine for the past 25 years and will guide a discussion covering the following points: Understand the process of MAID Navigating potential spiritual conflict Processing the emotional impact Presenters: Dr. Jeff Myers Audience:This is a virtual session for people in

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Anecdotes and analysis in providing remote psychotherapy services: HIV Mental Health Network Quarterly Meeting

Description: Glenn Walsh (they/them), a registered psychotherapist and a member of NunatuKavut (Southern Labrador) with Inuit and European ancestry will share some of their experience providing remote psychotherapy services to members of NunatuKavut, wherever they reside, often in remote and isolated communities. Some of the challenges Glenn has experienced include: Unreliable technical connections Lack of first responder services or services that were not immediately available Lack of specialized services to which they could refer complex cases Reliance on funding for continuation of services (as it relates to appropriately closing with clients) Client fear of confidentiality breaches in small communities Dual relationships This

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HIV Psychiatry ECHO

Join this case-based education series with HIV psychiatrists, community experts, and other HIV mental health experts. Dates:  September 22, 2023 September 29, 2023 October 6, 2023 October 13, 2023 October 20, 2023 October 27, 2023 November 3, 2023 November 10, 2023 November 17, 2023 This program is ideally suited for caseworkers serving people living with HIV that may have mental health needs. We strongly encourage ASO workers to register. If you are an Executive Director of an ASO, please consider recommending a frontline employee for this educational opportunity. Themes include: 1. Perspectives in Psychiatry 2. The Mental Status Exam 3.

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WHAI Syposium

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023 From: 10am to 12pm 1pm to 3 pm Email Kristen Boyer for registration and access details: kboyer@whai.ca

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World AIDS Day: An Evening of Storytelling

World AIDS Day: An Evening of Storytelling In Canada, there is an incredible history of HIV advocacy, activism, and art. On Thursday December 1, Casey House and Women’s Health in Women’s Hands are thrilled to invite you to a special World AIDS Day benefit as we uplift these extraordinary stories. Join us as we give these incredible women their flowers! An Evening of Storytelling will celebrate and feature eight women who will each share a story about the creative ways they’ve responded to the HIV crisis. It promises to be a special night of storytelling and music in celebration of

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