Upcoming dates
Dec. 14, 2023, 7 to 9 p.m.
No cost

About this event:

This webinar is in partnership with RNAO, Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), Chiefs of Ontario (COO), the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Shkaabe Makwa, the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association (CINA), Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC), Ontario First Nation Young Peoples Council (OFNYPC) and RNAO's Indigenous Nurses and Allies Interest Group (INAIG).

This webinar intends to:

  • understand how infants and young children experience stress, how to moderate stress and the long-term consequences in infants and young children
  • understand how to intervene in youth mental health needs, in context of the stresses from the pandemic
  • provide practical tips for addressing mental health in infants, children and youth. 

Presenters and credentials:

Dr. Chiachen (Chi) Cheng, Child & Adolescent, adult psychiatrist, associate professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine University
Dr. Jean-Victor P. Wittenberg, staff psychiatrist, C-L Team, Infant Psychiatry, associate professor, The Hospital for Sick Children

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The webinar will focus on nurses and health-care providers supporting First Nations communities and organizations, however, all are welcome to attend.