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    • 9 Mar 2021
    • 5:00 PM (EST)


    Collaboratively Managing Eating Disorders in the Adult Population

    Continuing Professional Development Workshop accredited by University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine

    Presenters: Dr. Susan Wnuk Ph.D, C.Psych & Dr. Marina Abdel Malak, BSc.N, MD

    This 2-hour-workshop will focus on identifying the relationship between mental health issues and eating disorders, including common causes and risk factors. The facilitators will use case-based learning to help attendees understand the etiology, prevalence, assessment tools, principles of medical management and treatment for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

    Workshop Objectives

    Learners who actively engage and complete this workshop will be able to:

    • Apply an integrated and collaborative approach when working with patients with eating disorders
    • Describe the physical and mental health assessment of patients with eating disorders
    • Discuss an approach to managing the physical and mental health needs of patients with eating disorders
    • Identify an inter-professional and team-based approach to managing eating disorders in primary care and other health care settings
    • Learn about available clinical resources

    This Continuing Professional Development Workshop is accredited by University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine for Mainpro+ and Section 1 credits/hours. Upon successful completion of all requirements of this workshop, attendees can claim 3.0 hours/credits.

    Who Should Register?

    All healthcare teams and providers (i.e. nurses, physicians, social workers, occupational and physical therapists etc.), as well as managers and administrators in primary care, hospital, long-term care and community care settings who are working with patients and families to address complex care issues, with a particular focus on co-existing mental and physical needs may register.

    To learn more about the MP3C program, click here.


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    • 24 Mar 2021
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)


    Stress Management Series

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    Having difficulty managing your stress?

    Are you caring for others but struggling with self-care?

    Looking for ways to develop your coping skills, find balance and become more mindful?

    Our social work team is pleased to again offer our popular Stress Management Series. Join us via Zoom for this four week stress management series where participants will learn how to:

    • identify stress and its triggers and understand how stress affects our mind, body, emotions and actions
    • find balance with work, school and other responsibilities
    • manage our thoughts and expectations and avoid thinking errors and traps
    • use practical coping strategies to relax your mind and body
    • practice self-compassion and engage in self-care and mindfulness activities to help manage stress

     

    March 24      Week #1: Recognizing Stress                                                                                        

    March 31      Week #2: Strategies for Stress Management: Relaxation and Self-Care

    April 7          Week #3: The Power of our Thoughts

    April 14        Week #4: Self-Compassion and Mindfulness

     

    This webinar series will be facilitated by the Credit Valley Family Health Team social work team.

    A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants. Please note that an email address is required for registration. 

     

     

    Sessions run weekly starting Wednesday, March 24, 2021
    12-1pm

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    • 24 Mar 2021
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)


    Integrated Obesity and Mental Health Care: Practical Strategies to Improve Outcomes

    Continuing Professional Development Workshop accredited by University of Toronto, Temerty Faculty of Medicine for 3 MOC credits

    Presenters: Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCPC & Dr. Susan Wnuk, Ph.D, C.Psych

    Workshop Objectives

    Learners who actively engage and participate in this workshop will be able to:

    • Identify the relationship between mental health issues and obesity, including common causes and risk factors.
    • Apply a comprehensive approach to assessing and developing team-based treatment plans for mental health related factors contributing to obesity management.
    • Implement care plans for managing obesity and mental health based on the 2020 Canadian Obesity Guidelines

    This Continuing Professional Development Workshop is accredited by University of Toronto, Temerty Faculty of Medicine for Mainpro+ and Section 1 credits/hours. Upon successful completion of all requirements of this workshop, attendees can claim 3.0 hours/credits.

    Who Should Register?

    All healthcare teams and providers (i.e. nurses, physicians, social workers, occupational and physical therapists etc.), as well as managers and administrators in primary care, hospital, long-term care and community care settings who are working with patients and families to address complex care issues, with a particular focus on co-existing mental and physical needs may register.

    To learn more about the MP3C program, click here.

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