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Tuesday, January 22 • 4:20pm - 5:00pm
Evidence-Based Approaches to Improve the Understanding about Mental Health, Reduce Stigma, and Enhance Help-Seeking in Secondary Schools

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We will demonstrate how evidence-based mental health literacy and early identification approaches have improve the understanding of mental health and mental disorders, decreased stigma, enhanced help-seeking efficacy, and improved the quality of referral among students and educators alike in secondary schools.
Participants will be able to be exposed to these resources that have been adapted and evaluated in different countries. They will learn how they can apply these resources in their school settings.

Speakers
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Andrew Baxter

Project Lead, Alberta School Mental Health Literacy Project
ANDREW BAXTER MSW RSW Andrew Baxter has worked in school based and community mental health for over 18 years.  During his time with Alberta Health Services, he has provided direct treatment for students from K-12 as well as consultation for their families and their teachers. He... Read More →
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Stan Kutcher, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University
Dr. Kutcher is the Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health, an academic endowed chair for knowledge translation in youth mental health. He is a renowned expert in adolescent mental health and leader in mental health research, advocacy, training, and policy and has been... Read More →
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Yifeng Wei, PhD

Assistant Professor



Tuesday January 22, 2019 4:20pm - 5:00pm PST
301 Sacramento Convention Center 1400 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814