Seeking mental health providers for a study to develop best mental health practices for forced migrants

Posted
June 14, 2018

From information provided by OCASI: Mental health providers in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal are sought to participate in interviews, for a study to develop best mental health practices for forced migrants.

The researchers would like to interview mental health providers serving any of the following groups: 1) The LGBTQ+ community; or 2) Forced migrants/refugees; or 3) LGBTQ+ individuals who are also forced migrants/refugees.

This study is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada, and is carried out under the leadership of Principal Investigator Dr. Sarilee Kahn from McGill University’s School of Social Work and Co-Investigator Dr. Edward J. Alessi from Rutgers University’s School of Social Work

 At present, researchers are looking to conduct interviews with mental health providers serving any of the following groups: 

  1. The LGBTQ+ community; or 
  2. Forced migrants/refugees; or 
  3. LGBTQ+ individuals who are also forced migrants/refugees. 

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