Banff Conference Program



Learning Objectives

  1. To review the evolution in care of seniors' mental health in Canada
  2. To discuss current diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for mental health issues including depression, anxiety, dementia and psychosis in late life
  3. To explore future directions in approaches to seniors' mental health in Canada

Conference Program (New) 


Thursday September 20th 2012

6:00 – 8:30 pm

Early Registration

Friday September 21st 2012

7:00 AM

Registration open

7:00 AM

Breakfast Available

8:30 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:00 AM

KEYNOTE: Ken Shulman MD Reflecting on historical milestones & future directions in seniors’ mental health

10:00 AM

Health Break & Optional Chair Yoga Demonstration

10:30 AM

Paper & Symposium Block #1

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

Paper & Symposium Block #2

ECT workshop #1

A Core Review of Current Practice
          2:00 - 5:00 pm.

3:00 PM

Break & Poster Viewing Session

3:30 PM

Paper & Symposium Block #3

5:00 PM

Program Adjourned

Saturday September 22nd 2012

7:30 AM

Registration open

7:00 AM

Breakfast Available

8:30 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:00 AM

KEYNOTE  David Hogan MD

10:00 AM

Health Break & Transition to Kinnear Centre

10:30 AM

Workshop Block #1 (register in advance for one of the following):

  1. Anti  Stigma programming;  An Arts Based Approach to Recovery with Concurrent Disordered Older Adults Marilyn White-Campbell, BA,. D.Grt, Horacio Vindel, RPN, Gillian McIntyre
    (
    Abstract)
  2. Keeping Our Seniors Safe – Not a Statistic   Sandra Copeland, LPN, BA (Abstract)
  3. A Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) in Caring for Persons with Responsive/Aggressive Behaviour   Barbara McCoy, R.N. B.A. GNC(C) (Abstract)
  4. Psychiatric Assessment and Psychosocial Aspects of End of Life Care  William Chimich,MD, CCFP, FCFP, FRCP(C), & Cheryl Nekolaichuk, PhD, RPsych (Abstract)
  5. Merging Methods: Facilitated E-learning as a Knowledge Exchange Mechanism for Dementia Care Providers Interested in Disaster Risk Reduction   Maggie Gibson, PhD, & Sarah Clark (Abstract)

ECT Workshop #2

Advanced Practice
       10:00 - 1:00



12:00 PM

Lunch

 

1:30 PM

Celebrating our Future & Contributions to the field of Seniors’ Mental Health (awards)

2:30 PM

Break & Optional Chair Yoga Demonstration

3:15 PM

Workshop Block #2 (register in advance for one of the following):

  1. Quality of Life in Parkinson's Disease: Impact of Neuropsychiatric Aspects and Other Non-Motor Symptoms   Timothy Holden, MMed(Psych) FCPsych(SA) FRCPC FRANZCP FAPM (Abstract)
  2. Now that we know what we don’t know- what do we do next?: Non-pharmacological sleep interventions for persons with dementia   Cary Brown, PhD, Marie Bullock MSc, Leah Phillips PhD & Donna Wilson PhD (Abstract)
  3. RCPSC Subspecialty Update 2012   Melissa Andrew, MD, M.Ed, FRCPC, & Cathy Shea MD FRCPC (Abstract)
  4. Key Concepts, Resources & Challenges Identifying & Responding to Elder Abuse in 2012 Elizabeth Minverva Moore, PhD., C.Psych, (Abstract)
  5. The Mental Health Commission of Canada's Guidelines for Comprehensive Mental Health Services for Older Adults in Canada - Marie-France Rivard, MD FRCPD (Abstract)

4:45 PM

Program Adjourned

5:00 PM

CAGP AGM - Wine and Cheese

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