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October 3, 2023

Educators Showcase: Bringing an Equity Lens to Teaching about Mental Wellness/Health, Substance Use Health, and Suicidality

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This Showcase provides an opportunity for health and mental health educators to discuss strategies and approaches to teaching about mental health, substance use health, and suicidality through a health equity lens. 

We will:

  1. Provide an overview of EQUIP's resources regarding the intersections among mental health, substance use and suicidality with attention to trama- and violence-informed care, cultural safety, and anti-racism.
  2. Engage in discussion about how teaching can be approached in a wide variety of classroom and clinical settings.

Project title: Knowledge Mobilization to Promote Mental Health and Substance Use Health of Those Most Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic
Project team: Annette J. Browne, Amelie Blanchet Garneau, Colleen Varcoe, Nadine Wathen, & Bruce Wallace

This is the first of two showcases to be held during October 2023 via Zoom.


9:30 am to 11 am PDT 
(12:30 pm to 2 pm EDT | 1:30 pm to 3 pm ADT)

Colleen Varcoe

Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia School of Nursing, EQUIP Health Care Co-Lead

Victoria Smye

Associate Professor & Director of the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing at Western University

Petrea Taylor

Associate Professor, University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Nursing

Ranjit Dhari

Associate Professor of Teaching, University of British Columbia School of Nursing

Ashley McKeown

Lecturer, Western University

Alexis Smith

Clinical Practice Faculty Lead, Western University

Annette J. Browne

Professor & Distinguished Scholar, University of British Columbia School of Nursing, EQUIP Health Care Co-Lead





Date & Time

Tue, October 3, 2023


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