Recent events have drawn renewed attention to the persistent crisis of police violence against people of colour - particularly black, brown, and Indigenous people. As we experience the damage that this crisis has inflicted on so many lives and communities within North America, many of us are searching for reliable sources of information to illuminate the root causes of the problem in order to build towards constructive interventions.
CMHRT has re-opened their intake and are accepting referrals for current telepsychological services and future in person services
At the CMHRT, we are continuing to abide by directives from the University of Waterloo, which has suspended all in-person course-related activities and is asking all UW employees, faculty and students to work from home where possible.
Harrison Oakes was recently awarded the Governor General's Gold Medal for Highest Standing in a Doctoral Program. Our newly minted Dr. Oakes' thesis was entitled "Closets breed suspicion: Environments that stigmatize concealable identities raise doubts about claims to contrasting non-stigmatized identities." Congratulations Harrison!
Dillon Browne, Marjory Philips and their co-authors have published an article in Canadian Family Physician about supporting patient and clinician mental health during COVID-19 via trauma-informed interdisciplinary systems.