The Human Rights Research and Education Centre is pleased to partner with the Brain and Mind Research Institute and the Department of Psychiatry to present:
The Refugee Crisis and Mental Health
Friday, February 12, 2016
12 to 1 p.m.
Roger-Guindon Hall – Amphitheater B
(455 Smyth Road | Ottawa | K1H 8L1)
The presentations will be in English.
Free. Bring your lunch!
- Renos K. PAPADOPOULOS | Professor and Director, Centre for Trauma, Asylum and Refugees, University of Essex
Renos K. Papadopoulos, Ph.D., is Professor of Analytical Psychology at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, Director of the ‘Centre for Trauma, Asylum and Refugees’, a member of the Human Rights Centre and of the Transitional Justice Network, all at the University of Essex; also, Honorary Clinical Psychologist and Systemic Family Psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic. In addition, he is a training and supervising Jungian psychoanalyst and systemic family psychotherapist in private practice. As consultant to the United Nations and other organizations, he has been working with refugees and other survivors of political violence, torture and disasters in many countries. He is the founder and director of the ‘MA / PhD in Refugee Care’ that is offered jointly by the University of Essex and the Tavistock Clinic. He lectures and offers specialist trainings internationally and his writings have appeared in fourteen languages.
*The Human Rights Research and Education Centre may take pictures at this event for use on the website.
- Read the document entitled Supporting the Mental Health of Refugee to Canada by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.