HSJCC webinar series presents: Racialized Populations and Mental Health Court Diversion

Join the next webinar in the HSJCC webinar series to hear about the experiences of racialized persons with formal and informal mental health court diversion programs and practices in Toronto.

Date: 15 May 2019
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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About the webinar

The Racialized Populations and Mental Health & Addictions Community of Interest (CoI) is a provincial forum for knowledge exchange and collaborative creation. Members of CoI will present on its most recent project which focused on the experiences of racialized persons with formal and informal mental health court diversion programs and practices in Toronto. 

The webinar objectives:

  • Increase the understanding of how diversion is applied to racialized populations
  • Raise awareness about the need for standardization of race-based data collection in the justice system
  • Contribute to existing strategies to improve the overall well-being of racialized populations moving through justice system
  • Examine how perceptions of race in the justice system impact outcomes, as well as what is needed to effectively address systemic racial inequities.

The presenters

  • Angela Yip, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
  • Candace Vena, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario 
  • Christine Conrad, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario
  • Deqa Farah, Mental Health and Addiction Housing First Programs at Fred Victor

 

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