This foundational module will provide participants with practice and evidence-based approaches to identifying, engaging and managing co-existing physical and mental health needs. Participants will develop an integrated approach to care for these patient issues and will obtain access to practice-ready toolkits to implement in their setting.
This foundational module will review the current evidence for integrated collaborative care, focusing on co-existing physical and mental health needs. Local models of integrated collaborative care will also be examined. Participants will gain skills, tools, and resources to propose a feasible model for implementation in their own practice setting.
This foundational module explores innovative, productive and practical approaches to involving patients and families in integrated collaborative care for people with mental and physical health needs. The module will create a unique opportunity to reflect on your practice and improve the engagement and activation of patients and families to be partners in their care.
This year’s annual MPA conference is titled ‘A Matter of Life: New Approaches to Care for Patients with Physical and Severe Mental Illness.’ The event will be hosted by CAMH at the Chelsea Hotel on Oct. 6, 2017. The event is open to everyone.
MPA's Dr. Paul Kurdyak was featured in a panel discussion on TVO's The Agenda recently, looking at access to mental health care in Ontario and some innovations that are helping Ontarians access care faster.
It's unusual for doctors-in-training to put themselves in the shoes of their future patients. However, all first year medical students in the new Foundations Curriculum at the University of Toronto (U of T) were asked to do just that in a recent mandatory, one-day simulation experience titled, 'Getting to Know Patients' System of Care' (GPS Care).
Mental-health coaches, the first of their kind in Canada, are helping those with depression, anxiety and at-risk drinking. In this news story, The Toronto Star recently profiled the MPA’s PARTNERs project.