Edge of Science

Adventures in Behaviour Change: Lessons from the Front Lines of Teaching and Clinical Work
Dr. Maxine Holmqvist, Associate Professor
Monday, November 18th, 2019 | 12:00-1:00 PM
Frederic Gaspard Theatre, Basic Medical Sciences Building

-Demonstrate that facilitating behaviour change is often crucial to achieving clinical outcomes
-Describe barriers to successful behaviour change in patients and health care providers
-Discuss initiatives targeting behaviour change in pre‐licensure medical learners and practicing psychological professionals

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Behaviour Change at the Intersection Between Health Psychology and Implementation Science
Dr. Justin Presseau, Assistant Professor
School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa
Monday, November 25th, 2019 | 12:00-1:00 PM
Frederic Gaspard Theatre, Basic Medical Sciences Building

-Provide an overview of implementation science and the influence of health psychology in shaping implementation science in healthcare
-Highlight examples of interventions to change the behaviour of patients and healthcare professionals
-Identify opportunities for applying principles of implementation science to clinical psychology and other health professions

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Developing and Disseminating Effective Psychological Therapies for Common Mental Health Problems: Science, Economics, and Politics.
Dr. David M. Clark, Professor
Experimental Psychology, Oxford University

The Psychology of Effective Leadership
Dr. Andrea Piotrowski, Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba


Stepped Care 2.0 ©: A Pivotal Role for Psychology in the Redesign of Integrated Primary Care
Dr. Peter Cornish, Associate Professor
Memorial University

Stepped Care in the Anxiety Disorders Clinic: Does QuickStart Give Patients a Head Start?
Dr. Patricia Furer, Associate Professor
Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba


The Social Neurobiology of Eating, Exercise and Chronic Disease
Dr. Peter A. Hall
University of Waterloo


Behavioural Intervention Technologies for Depression
Dr. David Mohr
Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

Building a web-based intervention to help parents of anxious children
Dr. John Walker
Department of Clinical Health Psychology University of Manitoba


Psychological Flexibility and Treatment for Chronic Pain: The Revolution has Begun
Dr. Lance McCracken
Kings College, London England

Acceptance-Based Behavioural Therapy for Chronic Pain: Theory and Research
Dr. Gregg Tkachuk
Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba