Launch of the Understanding Stigma and Strengthening Cognitive Behavioral Interpersonal Skills Virtual Course 2021

Launch of the Understanding Stigma and Strengthening Cognitive Behavioral Interpersonal Skills Virtual Course 2021
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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

 

 

 

Recording

 

 

Agenda

 

Moderator: Moderator: Claudina Cayetano, Mental Health Advisor, PAHO

Time Program Panelists
11:00 Welcome Remarks Renato Oliveira, Unit Chief, Mental Health & Substance Use, PAHO/WHO 
11:10 
Keynote Speaker
Ed Mantler, Vice-President, Programs Priorities
11:20  Person with lived experience

Caroline C Ravello, Mental Health Practitioner, Media & Communications Professional

11:30  Special Remarks

Mike Pietrus, Director, Opening Minds - Mental Health First Aid, Canada

Bianca Lauria-Horner, Associate Professor, Dalhousie Univ. Dept. of Psychiatry

11:40 

The Virtual Campus of Public Health

Gabriel Listovsky, PAHO/VCPH
11:50  Closing Remarks Renato Oliveira, Unit Chief, Mental Health & Substance Use, PAHO/WHO