Hearing Voices : Agenda

Time Topic Speaker
8:50 - 8:55am Welcome and Overview of Day Dr. Bruce Ferguson - Director, Community Health Systems Resource Group, Hospital for Sick Children
8:55 - 9:00am Welcome Dr. Donald Wasylenki - Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Dr. Abel Ickowicz - Head, Department of Child Psychiatry, The Hospital for Sick Children
9:00 - 9:30am Early Intervention in Psychosis: Current Research and Treatment Dr. Jean Addington -President, International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA)
9:30 - 9:45am Qualitative research and an innovative knowledge translation strategy Dr. Katherine Boydell
Siona Jackson
, Choreographer
9:45 - 10:00am Dance Performance  
10:00 - 10:15am Break  
10:20 - 10:50am Youth Experiencing First Episode Psychosis: A Comprehensive Examination of Pathways to Care Speaker
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Dr. Katherine Boydell - Sociologist, Community Health Systems Resource Group, and Senior Scientist, Children Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children & Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto
10:50 -11:20am Qualitative Research of Families with First Episode
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Dr. Cheryl Corcoran – Director, Centre of Prevention and Evaluation, New York State & Psychiatric Institute and Irving Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University
11:20 - 11:50am Stages of Concern in a Qualitative Study of a Regional Early Intervention Psychosis Initiative
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Dr. Alan Rosen – Director, Clinical Services, Royal North Shore Hospital and Community Mental Health Services; Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney & Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University of Wollongong
11:50 - 12:30pm Discussant– Dr. John Strauss – Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University
12:30 -1:30pm Lunch  
1:30 - 2:30 pm Student Panel  
2:30 - 3:00 pm Medical Trainees and Their Encounters with First Episode Patients in the Emergency Room Setting: A Qualitative Approach
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Dr. Joann McIlwrick – Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary & Clinical Medical Director, Psychatric Emergency Services, Dept of Psychiatry, Foothills Medical Clinic
3:00 – 3:15pm Break  
3:20 - 3:50pm Development, implementation and effectiveness of early intervention services for young people with psychosis: a case study approach
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Dr. Helen Lester – Professor of Primary Care, National Centre for Primary Care Research and Development, University of Manchester
3:50 - 4:30pm Discussant– Dr. Sue Estroff – Professor of Social Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill