Keynote Speakers:

Mental Health: Key to a Healthy Society

  • Ed Mantler – Vice-President, Programs and Priorities, Mental Health Commission of Canada

First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework: Potential Impact in Atlantic Canada

  • Carol Hopkins – Executive Director, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation

 

Plenary Speaker:

Shaping the Future: Social Innovation Through Social Labs

  • Elana Ludman – J.W. McConnell Family Foundation

 

Curriculum Stream #1: Building and Using Evidence for Collective Impact on Child and Youth Mental Health
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Building and Using Evidence for Collective Impact on Child and Youth Mental Health

  • Malcom Shookner – President, Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities
  • Doug Crossman – P3R Consulting; ASI Board member

Applying Evidence (in Complexity)

  • Jamie Gamble – Principal, Imprint Consulting

NCC Collaborative Project: Population Mental Health Promotion for Children and Youth

  • Dianne Oickle – Knowledge Translation Specialist, National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health; Adjunct Professor, St. Francis Xavier University

 

Curriculum Stream #2: Strengthening Leadership for Healthy Communities: Across Genders and Generations
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Fostering healthy leadership across genders and generations

  • Barbara Clow – Barbara Clow Consulting
  • Jillian Kilfoil – National Programs Coordinator, Girls Action Foundation

 

Curriculum Stream #3: Child Rights-Based Approaches to Youth Mental Health: Ensuring the Rights of Children and Youth in Policy Across Governments and Communities
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  • Christian Whalen – Deputy Advocate & Senior Legal Counsel, Office of the Child & Youth Advocate (NB)
  • Candice Ashley Pollack – ACCESS Open Minds New Brunswick

 

Curriculum Stream #4: Developing Social and Emotional Skills to Work More Effectively with Children and Youth
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Handle With Care

  • Alice Taylor- Facilitator, Handle With Care
  • Eileen Conway-Martin – Coordinator, Handle With Care
  • Sara MacDougall – Consultant, The Quaich Inc.

 

Curriculum Stream #5: Taking a leadership role in promoting social and emotional learning in your school community: Understanding and promoting PATHS!
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PATHS Training: Session 1, Session 2, Session 3, Session 4

  • Anna-Lisa Mackey – PATHS Trainer, SEAK Project

 

Curriculum Stream #6: Promoting Mental Health Thematic Workshops – Scaling up Innovation in Schools and Communities
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Listening to One Another to Grow Strong: Culturally based, family centered mental health promotion for Indigenous youth

  • Laurence Kirmayer – Professor, McGill University; Director, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal
  • Gregory Brass – Doctoral candidate, McGill University

Integrated Service Delivery for Children/youth with Emotional Behavioural and Mental Health Issues

  • Bob Eckstein – Director of Integrated Service Delivery (ISD), Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
  • William Morrison – Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, UNB Faculty of Education
  • Annette Harland – Area Manager, Addiction and Mental Health Services, Charlotte County and Child and Youth Services, Saint John

The Healthy Relationships Plus Program: A small groups approach to promoting healthy relationships and positive mental health among adolescents (Parts I and II)

  • Claire Crooks – Director, Centre for School Mental Health, Western University; Associate Professor, Faculty of Education
  • Susan Dale – Program Development and Implementation Coordinator, Centre for School Mental Health, Western University

 

Other:

List of books to support social and emotional learning
– Kendi Tarichia