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Mental Health Summit - November 24 in Toronto
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When: Friday, November 24, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville
90 Bloor Street East
Toronto, Ontario  M4W 1A7
Contact: Cristina
416 487 4040 or 888 672 9999

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presented by CSME & CAPDA

REGISTRATION FEE: includes program materials, breakfast, lunch & two breaks (13% HST is applicable # 894035195)

  • CSME & CAPDA Clinician Members $325.00 + $67.25 (13% HST) = $367.25
  • CSME & CAPDA Associate Members (Allied Health Professionals) $275.00 + $35.75 (13% HST) = $310.75
  • Non-Member $495.00 + $64.35 (13% HST) = 559.35
  • Students $75.00 + $9.75 (13% HST) = $84.75


Breakfast and Registration



Welcome and Opening Remarks:  Dr. Avi Orner, MD, MBA, CCFP, CIME, C-CAT (P)| Dr. Jeremy Frank, PhD.,C.Psych,C-CAT(MB)



Preamble to the Summit and Ted Talks: Dr. Konstantine K. Zakzanis, PhD.,C.Psych,C-CAT(MB)


“The Humble Tiger, a guide to using self compassion in returning to work after mental health disability": Dr. Joan Tucker, MDFRCP(c)



The Dichotomy of Occupational Therapy Assessments in Private Practice and the Implications for Clients with Mental Health Impairments:
Stacey Baboulas, Hon. BSc. (Kin), MSc.O.T.



Assessing Post-Concussion Symptoms in Children and Youth: A Pre-injury Description of “Normal” Daily Stress:
Anne Williams Hunt, PhD; Melissa Paniccia, MSc; Nick Reed, PhD; Michelle Keightley, PhD



Neurobiology of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Dr. Sherese Ali, MD FRCPC



Refreshment Break



Neuropsychological Outcomes Following the Post-Acute Phase of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Meta-Analysis: Eliyas Jeffay, MA.



The Effects of Diagnostic Terminology on Cognitive, Emotional and Somatic Outcomes Following Mild Brain Injury: Angela Sekely, MA.,
Sonya Dhillon, MA., Konstantine K. Zakzanis, PhD, C.Psych., C-CAT(MB), and R. Michael Bagby, PhD., C.Psych



Detecting Overreporting on the MMPI-2-RF vs the PAI: A Preliminary Descriptive Analysis Jennifer Cooper, B.Sc. (Hons);
Dr. Jeremy Frank, Ph.D., C. Psych., C-CAT (MB), Dr. Konstantine Zakzanis, Ph.D., C. Psych., C-CAT (MB)



Clinical Detection for Malingering in Psychiatric Independent Medical Evaluations: Dr. Ranjith Chandrasena, MD, MPhil, DPM, MRCPsych, FRANZCP, DABPN, FRCP(C); Terri Lariviere, RPN, CCRP and Julie Handsor, RPN, CCRP

 11:30AM     Psychological Testing: Calculating Sensitivity and Specificity Values for Establishing Diagnostic Accuracy: Dr. Jonathan Siegel, Ed.D., C.Psych.


The Assessment and Detection Feigned Symptoms that may persist after a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Analogue Investigation:
Sonya Dhillon, MA, Angela Sekely, MA, Konstantine K. Zakzanis, PhD.,C.Psych,C-CAT(MB), and R. Michael Bagby, PhD.,C.Psych



Panel Discussion | Question Period for All Morning Session Presenters



Lunch | Mingling |Networking Time



First Impressions: Dr. Rhonda Nemeth, Ph.D., C.Psych.



Unexplainable Sensory Deficits and Intractable Chronic Pain: Dr. Angela Mailis, MD, MSc, FRCPC(PhysMed)



Physical injury causing exacerbation of previous PTSD:  Dr. Rhonda Nemeth, Ph.D., C.Psych.



Motivational Factors in Psychiatric Disorders after Motor Vehicle Accidents: The Role of Litigation:  Dr. Sherese Ali, MD FRCPC



Attempted homicide by motor vehicle: Dr. Rhonda Nemeth, Ph.D., C.Psych.


Refreshment Break



Are Non-Catastrophic Communicators Catastrophic?: Joanne Wilk, M.Cl. Sc., SLP


Medico-Legal perspective of George Kelly’s Personal Construct Theory: Optimal versus Disordered Functioning:
Dr. Olga Komissarova, M.Psy ABD



Causation in Mental Health: Dr. Sherese Ali, MD FRCPC



Panel Discussion | Question Period for All Morning Afternoon Presenters



Concluding Remarks: Dr. Konstantine K. Zakzanis, PhD., C.Psych., C-CAT(MB)

CSME has the right to cancel or change speakers, program content and date without  prior notice, and  assumes no liability for these changes.

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