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University of Ottawa Presents: Special Presentation: The Refugee Crisis and Mental Health (February 12th, 2016)
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For: Professionals
Provided by: In collaboration with the Human Rights Research and Education Centre, the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute and the Department of Psychiatry

Date and Time

Fri Feb 12, 2016 (This event is over)
12:00 - 1:00pm


451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8M5

Event Description

The University of Ottawa cordially invites you to join Dr. Renos K. Papadopoulos, for a special presentation: The Refugee Crisis and Mental Health.

This event will be held on Friday, February 12, 2016 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm in the Amphitheatre B, Rm 2003 (Roger Guindon Campus).

At the University of Essex, Renos K. Papadopoulos, Ph.D., is a Professor of Analytical Psychology at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, the Director of the ‘Centre for Trauma, Asylum and Refugees’, and a member of both the Human Rights Centre and of the Transitional Justice Network. Dr. Papadopoulos lectures and offers specialist trainings internationally, with his writings appearing in fourteen languages.

As consultant to the United Nations and other organizations, he has been working with refugees and other survivors of political violence, torture and disasters in many countries. He is the founder and director of the ‘MA / PhD in Refugee Care’ that is offered jointly by the University of Essex and the Tavistock Clinic, where he is an Honorary Clinical Psychologist and Systemic Family Psychotherapist. In addition, he is a training and supervising Jungian psychoanalyst and systemic family psychotherapist in private practice.

The session is hosted in collaboration with the Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC), the Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI) and the Department of Psychiatry.


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Social Skills and Life Skills
Parents, Families & Caregivers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma and Abuse
Self-harm including Self-cutting
Multicultural, ethno-specific
Females (Girls, Women)
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