Back (left to right) – Dr. Donna Ferguson (Practice Lead); Robert Enoch; Leigh Henderson; Sarah Dermody; Katie Fracalanza; Tera Beaulieu; James Watson-Gaze; Dr. Sean Kidd (Discipline Chief)
Front (left to right) – Dr. Niki Fitzgerald (Training Director); Danielle Blackmore; Kaley Roosen; Nina Vitopoulos; Jasmin Dhillon; Terra Dafoe; Bramilee Dhayanandhan
By Dr. Niki Fitzgerald, Psychologist at CAMH
The psychology leadership would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the 12 2014-2015 APA-CPA psychology interns who are in the midst of wrapping up their internship year.
The psychology internship is one of the final steps taken before students complete their doctoral degrees. Competition for these 12 spots is stiff; 134 students applied for the upcoming academic year. As a result, the interns are an exceedingly skilled group who make a significant contribution to the rotations fortunate enough to have them. Read more
By Margaret Robinson, PhD. Affiliate Scientist in the Social and Epidemiological research department of the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
I recently led a research project that shows that one in three bisexual women have used cannabis in the past year, a rate three to five times the provincial average.
While US and Australian studies have also identified spiking rates of cannabis use by bisexual women, no print or media campaigns have addressed this issue yet. We’re hoping to create such a campaign, rooted in the lived experience of bisexual women, with funding from Women’s College University’s Women’s Xchange program. Read more
From L to R: Sergeant Michael Gayos, Special Constable Richelle De Belchior, Special Constable Krista Hatfield, and Special Constable Ryan-Blair Smith.
By Bill Markakis, Volunteer Coordinator, Corporate Volunteer Program
If you were passing by the CAMH Sandi and Jim Treliving Gymnasium recently, you probably would have seen a very lively game of basketball being played. You would’ve noticed a lot of laughs, smiles, teamwork, good competition and some very tired faces. What you may not have noticed was the community building being done as this was no ordinary game of basketball. Clients and staff from Units 3-1, 3-2, 1-3 and the Concurrent Youth Unit joined officers from the Queen’s Park OPP Detachment as volunteers from the Corporate Volunteer Program. Read more