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Christopher Mushquash: Indigenous Youth Mental Health
November 12, 2015 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
|Location:||103 Steacie Building|
Reception to follow.
This event is free to all, but seating is limited. Please register here in advance.
Title: Indigenous Youth Mental Health: Culture, Context, and Treatment Approaches
Dr. Chris Mushquash is Ojibway and a member of Pays Plat First Nation. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Lakehead University and the Division of Human Sciences at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and a Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Mental Health and Addiction. In addition to his academic appointments he is a clinical psychologist at Dilico Anishinabek Family Care providing assessment, treatment, and consultation services to First Nations children and adults. Dr. Mushquash’s research focuses on culturally appropriate mental health and addiction assessment and intervention for First Nations people through partnership with First Nation communities and organizations. He is currently a member of the Institute Advisory Board for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health.
Co-hosted with the Ontario Centre for Excellence for Child & Youth Mental Health, the Department of Psychology, Carleton University, and the Technology Innovation Management Program, Carleton University.
This event is sponsored by the Offices of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), and of the Vice-President (Research & International), Carleton University.