Mental Health During COVID‑19 Workshop


CanCOVID is delighted to announce our next workshop:

What are the mental health implications of COVID‑19 for Canadians?

Join us for an interactive session with Canadian scientists investigating the impact of the COVID‑19 pandemic on various aspects of mental health for patients, healthcare providers and the public.

The virtual event will be held on Monday, March 1st, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST.


Katrina Milaney, PhD, Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary
CanCOVID Theme Lead for Psychosocial & Behavioural Sciences

Topics and Speakers:

Mental health and frontline workers in long-term care during COVID‑19
Bonnie Lashewicz, PhD, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary

Psychosocial stressors in frontline staff in homeless services during COVID‑19
Jeannette Waegemakers Schiff, PhD, MSW, RSW, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary

Mental health impacts of COVID‑19 across the lifespan
Brianna Turner, PhD, RPsych, Department of Psychology, University of Victoria
Theone Paterson, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Victoria

The MHRC national polling studies on the impact of COVID‑19
Michael Cooper, Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships, Mental Health Research Canada

With funding from the Government of Canada

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