The PAHO Mental Health Unit in partnership with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, cordially invites you to the virtual launch of the Understanding Stigma and Strengthening Cognitive Behavioral Interpersonal Skills Virtual Course 2021, on Thursday, 19 August 2021 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (EDT).
This program introduces learners to Understanding Stigma which is a self-directed web-based program designed to provide professionals with an opportunity to recognize attitudes and behaviors that could potentially lead to stigma, its impact, and practical approaches to address some of its challenges.
Additionally, the “Cognitive Behavioral Interpersonal Skills component” is a tutor facilitated skills-building course designed to improve skills and reduced the sense of helplessness and anxiety, when caring for people living with mental health conditions.
More information about the course available at: Virtual course
How to participate
- Date: Thursday 19 August 2021
- Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
- Register: Click on the following link https://paho-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pnOvV7VxSVe6bMKRZHrdrw
- After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar
Moderator: Moderator: Claudina Cayetano, Mental Health Advisor, PAHO
|11:00||Welcome Remarks||Renato Oliveira, Unit Chief, Mental Health & Substance Use, PAHO/WHO|
|Ed Mantler, Vice-President, Programs Priorities|
|11:20||Person with lived experience||
Caroline C Ravello, Mental Health Practitioner, Media & Communications Professional
Mike Pietrus, Director, Opening Minds - Mental Health First Aid, Canada
Bianca Lauria-Horner, Associate Professor, Dalhousie Univ. Dept. of Psychiatry
The Virtual Campus of Public Health
|Gabriel Listovsky, PAHO/VCPH|
|11:50||Closing Remarks||Renato Oliveira, Unit Chief, Mental Health & Substance Use, PAHO/WHO|