Celebrating Collaboration, Cooperation and Partnership in Student Mental Health

Celebrating Collaboration, Cooperation and Partnership in Student Mental Health (Under Construction)

Presented by the Association of Atlantic Univerities (AAU) in partnership with Medavie

Mount Saint Vincent University, Rosaria Student Centre, Multi-purpose Room

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
 

To read the Final Report click here... (under construction) 

 

Program

Conference Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth Cawley, Medavie Healthy Campuses Coordinator, Association of Atlantic Universities

8:30 am
Registration/coffee 

9:00 am
Opening Remarks
Dr. Julie McMullin, Vice-President, Academic and Provost, Mount Saint Vincent University 
Patty Faith, Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing, Medavie 

9:15 am
AAU Healthy Campuses Initiative Highlights 
Dr. Elizabeth Cawley, Medavie Healthy Campuses Coordinator, Association of Atlantic Universities

10:00 am
Pathway Through Mental Health Care for Post-Secondary Settings Highlights 
Dr. Yifeng Wei, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University 

10:45 am
Nutrition break 

11:00 am
The Healthy Campuses Showcase 
Presenters:
Anne Comfort, Director, Accessibility and Student Wellness, Mount Allison University 
Erica McGill, Director, Health, Counselling & Accessibility, Acadia University 
Darren Steeves, Owner, Vendura Wellness and Adjunct Professor, Dalhousie University 
Dr. Donna Hardy Cox, Associate Vice-President (Academic) Students, Memorial University of Newfoundland 

12 noon
Lunch

12:45 pm
Keynote Speaker: Donovan Taplin, Vice-Chair (TC), Canada's National Standard for the Mental Health of Post-Secondary Students  

1:45 pm
Break

2:00 pm
Trends in Youth Mental Health: Introductory Remarks 
The Honourable Stan Kutcher, Senator, ONS, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS 

2:30 pm
Moderated Panel Discussion 
Moderator: Clancy McDaniel, Executive Director, StudentsNS 

Panelists:
Dr. Elizabeth Cawley, Medavie Healthy Campuses Coordinator, Association of Atlantic Universities
The Honourable Stan Kutcher, Senator, ONS, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS 
Donovan Taplin, Vice-Chair (TC), Canada's National Standard for the Mental Health of Post-Secondary Students  

3:30 pm
Where Do We Go From Here? Next Steps 

3:45 pm
Wrap-Up and Final Thoughts