2007 JEMH Conference

Conference on Ethics in Mental Health

Theme: "Mental Illness within Spiritual Contexts"

Date: July 6-7 2007

Location: Lakefield Ontario Canada

Hosted by the "Journal of Ethics in Mental health" (www.jemh.ca) in association iwth McMaster University (Hamilton) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental health (Toronto).

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Friday July 6th 2007PPTAudio
Welcome and Introductions
Challenging Our Worldviews -
John Maher
MD FRCPC Whitby Mental Health Centre, Whitby, ON
Friday Daytime Presentations
Ethical Issues in the Provision of Health Care in the Context of Religious Belief - -
Robert Butcher PhD,
Foundations: Consultatants on Ethics and Values

Mirium Overton MTS
Huron College, University of Western Ontario London, ON
The Ethics of Evidence Based Psychiatry
Mona Gupta
MD FRCPC Postgraduate Bioethics Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Program Leader, Mental Health in Medicine, Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
The Chaplain as a Member of the Healthcare Team - an Ethical Risk?
Janet Young
M.T.S., CAPPE Specialist,

Staff Chaplain Mary-Lou Martin
RN, MEd, MScN,

Clinical Nursing Specialist, Rosemary Garside
CAOT (non practicing), Consumer Centre for Mountain Health Services, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario
Is it Psychosis, Mystical Experience, or Just my Everyday Reality? -
Nicola Wright

Allison Freeland
MD FRCPC Schizophrenia Program, Royal Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
Native World Views and Mental Health
Cindy Baskin PhD
Department of Social Work
Ryerson University Toronto Ontario
Understanding Religious Experience: Theory, Therapy and Description -
Murray Littlejohn, Professor of Philosophy Department of Humanities and Languages
University of New Brunswick Saint John
Leaving the Room to Scream: The Place of Mercy in Mental Health Care -
Andrew Fullerton
PhD, Minister and Lecturer, The Presbyterian Church in Canada, Stratford, Ontario
Mental health Perspectives and the Humanity Gap -
Roy Bonisteel
Mandy Bonisteel
Saturday July 7th 2007:PPTAudio
Saturday Daytime Presenters
The Human Journey from Fallibility to Fault to Forgiveness and Reconciliation -
Murray Littlejohn
Strange Journey: What's a Nice Jewish Girl Doing in a Place Like This? -
Shauna Corbin PhD, C.Psych
The Psyche and the Soul: Language and its Impact on Treatment Strategies with Spiritually Oriented Clients
Robert Camargo
PhD, C.Psych Southdown Institute, Aurora, Ontario
Assessing Spiritual and Religious People
Philip Dodgson
PhD., C.Psych. Southdown Institute, Aurora, Ontario
The Pastor as Partner in Therapy
Miriam D. Ukeritis
CSJ, PhD Southdown Institute, Aurora, Ontario
Psychology and Religion: Competitors or Collaborators in the Service of Health and Holiness
Raymond F. Dlugos
OSA PhD, Southdown Institute, Aurora, Ontario