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Areas of Expertise: Community psychology and community mental health - prevention and mental health; Promotion programs for children and youth; Community development; Self-help/mutual aid; Housing for people with mental health problems
Biography: Geoffrey Nelson is Professor of Psychology and at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. He has served as Senior Editor of the Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health and Chair of the Community Psychology Section of the Canadian Psychological?
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Areas of Expertise: Walk-in counselling services Psychological trauma; Mental health counselling; Adult survivors of childhood abuse; Effects of child abuse on interactions with health care providers; Interprofessional practice in primary health care; Social work practice
Biography: Dr. Stalker teaches in the individuals, families and groups concentration of the MSW program and is currently coordinating the PhD program for the Faculty of Social Work. Her research interests include learning more about the effectiveness of?
Areas of Expertise: gender and crime; Women’s imprisonment; Women's Mental health; Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy
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Associate Professor, Program Coordinator: Aboriginal Field of Study
Areas of Expertise: Indigenous knowledges, culture and history; Indigenous community based practice; Indigenous research methodologies; Indigenous history in Canada; Residential schools, child welfare and mental health
Biography: Kathy Absolon is Anishinaabe kwe from Flying Post First Nation and teaches in the Aboriginal Field of Study. She has a background in Indigenous studies and Aboriginal social work practice. Kathy teaches holistic healing practices and?
Contract Academic Staff, Music Therapy; Clinical and Graduate Supervisor
Areas of Expertise: Music Therapy; Music Medicine; Clinical Supervision; Music Therapy Internship; Palliative and Oncology Care; Burnout; Singing for Health and Wellness; Mental Health; Dementia; Older Adults; Wellness; Trauma; Guided Imagery and Music; Holocaust Survivors; Expressive Arts Therapy;
Biography: Amy Clements-Cortes, PhD, MTA, MT-BC, FAMI ?