Grand Rounds & Events

The Department of Clinical Health Psychology Grand Rounds is a learning series for psychologists, physicians, other health professionals, residents, and medical students with topics reflecting the diverse spectrum in the discipline of Clinical Psychology, including approaches to evidence-based clinical care, learning and research.  Broad topics are presented by local, national and international speakers followed by a question/answer period.

 

2020- 2021 CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION


Grand Rounds Topic: Rural Health Ethics: Reconsidering our Assumptions
Dr. Christy Simpson, Head and Associate Professor
Department of Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Thursday, December 17th, 2020 | 3:00-4:30PM
Zoom Meeting- contact kate.walsh@umanitoba.ca for details
[poster]


Grand Rounds Topic: Suicide Rounds
Dr. Lawrence Katz,  Professor and Department Head
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Manitoba
Thursday, January 14th, 20201 | 3:00-4:30PM
Zoom Meeting- contact kate.walsh@umanitoba.ca for details
More details to follow shortly


Robert Martin Memorial Lecture
Timothy Caulfield, Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Public Heath, University of Alberta
Health Resilience in the Age of Fear and Misinformation
Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 3:00-4:30PM
Zoom Meeting- contact kate.walsh@umanitoba.ca for details
[poster]


Grand Rounds Topic: Social Cognition in ASD
Dr. Janine Montgomery, Associate Professor
Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba
Thursday, March 18th, 2021 | 3:00-4:30PM
Zoom Meeting- contact kate.walsh@umanitoba.ca for details
More details to follow shortly


Clinical Health Psychology Research Day
Rapid Fire Presentations: CHP Department Faculty & Students
Keynote: Dr. Kristin Reynolds, Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba
Thursday, April 15, 2021
More details to follow shortly


Grand Rounds in Celebration of Clinical Health Psychology's 50th Anniversary
Dr. Keith Wilson, Associate Professor
Department of Medicine and School of Psychology, University of Ottawa
Friday, May 14, 2021 | 3:00-4:30PM
More details to follow shortly


Grand Rounds Topic: Transgender Health
Dr. Robin Westmacott, Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba
Thursday, June 17, 2021 | 3:00-4:30PM
More details to follow shortly


Edge of Science and Medicine Series
Therapist drift: Why well-meaning clinicians mess up therapy (and how not to)
Dr. Glenn Waller, Head of Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield
Monday, November 16th, 2020 | 12:00-1:00PM
[click here for presentation]


Victory over virtual visits: Adapting the delivery of (cognitive behavioural) therapies for remote intervention

Dr. Gillian Alcolado, Assistant Professor
Clinical Health Psychology, Maxy Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Monday, November 23rd, 2020 | 12:00-1:00PM
[click here for presentation]


Towards Inclusivity: Pathways for Indigenous students into the health professions- focus on Clinical Psychology 
Presentations by three keynote speakers:
• Dr. David Danto, University of Guelph-Humber
• Dr. J. Douglas McDonald,  University of North Dakota
• Dr. Karla Tait, a clinical psychologist heading the Mental Wellness Services for the First Nations Health Authority in Northern British Columbia
Thursday, October 8th, 2020 | 10:30-12:00PM
[click here for presentation] - recording available by request- contact kate.walsh@umanitoba.ca


Beyond Life and Death: Addressing Psychological Impacts of Critical Illness
Dr. Maia Kredentser, Assistant Professor
Clinical Health Psychology, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 | 3:00-4:30PM
[click here for presentation]

2019-2020 Rounds and Events

Written Exposure Therapy: An Emerging Low-Dose, High Impact Intervention for PTSD
Dr. Pamela Holens, Assistant Professor
Clinical Health Psychology, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 3:00-4:30 PM
[click here for presentation]


Old Wine, New Label: The Role of Hypnotherapy in the Management of Chronic Health Conditions
Dr. Laurie Keefer, Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Gastroenterology and Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 3:00-4:30 PM
[click here for presentation]


Edge of Science and Medicine Series:
Adventures in Behaviour Change: Lessons from the Front Lines of Teaching and Clinical Work
Dr. Maxine Holmqvist, Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba
Monday, November 18, 2019 | 12:00-1:00 PM
[click here for presentation]

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 25, 2019 | 12:00-1:00 PM
[click here for presentation]


ACTing Quickly: Some Brief Interventions Informed by Contextual Behavioral Science
Dr. Gregg Tkachuk & Dr. James Ediger
Clinical Health Psychology, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 3:00-4:30PM
[click here for presentation]      [click here for references]


The Elephant in the Room: Understanding the Role of Mental Health in Peri-Operative Medicine
Dr. Renee El-Gabalawy, Assistant Professor
Clinical Health Psychology, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Thursday, January 23, 2020 | 3:00-4:30
[click here for presentation]


Robert Martin Memorial Lecture
Perspectives on Indigenous Mental Health: Cultural Teachings and Implications for Care
Dr. Christopher Mushquash
Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Mental Health and Addiction, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Lakehead University
Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 3:00-4:30 PM
[click here for presentation]


Promoting Psychological Health in the Age of COVID-19
Dr. Maxine Holmqvist, Associate Professor
Clinical Health Psychology, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Thursday, May 21, 2019 | 3:00-4:30 PM
[Poster]


The Art and Science of Behaviour Change in Chronic Disease Management
Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley, Assistant Professor
Departments of Family Medicine, Surgery, Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University
Thursday June 18, 2020 | 3:00-4:30PM
[click here for presentation]

List of Events 2016-2019