The Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia Annual Provincial Conference: “Holistic Living, beyond diagnosis.”

March 27, 2020, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

The conference is an educational event and the audience is made up mental health clinicians, community organizations, people with lived experience and their families and circles of support.

Location:
The Canadian Museum at Pier 21  
1055 Marginal Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P7
Room: Kenneth Cole Room

Conference Schedule: 

  • 8:30-9:00 AM - Registration
  • 9:00-9:15 AM - WELCOME: Executive Director, Karen Slaunwhite
  • 9:15-10:00 AM - Guest Speaker: 
    Dr. David Gardner, PharmD, MSc.
    Professor of Psychiatry & Pharmacy, Dalhousie University
    Topic: Antipsychotic medications - the good, the bad, and the ugly
  • 10:00-10:30 AM - BREAK
  • 10:30-11:00 AM - SSNS Programs Overview with Q&A   
  • 11:00-12:15 - Guest Speaker:
    Dr. Zenovia Ursuliak, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University,
    Psychiatrist, Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program, Nova Scotia Health Authority
    Topic:  "Metabolic abnormalities in schizophrenia: what can nutrient supplementation offer?" 
  • 12:15-1:15 PM - LUNCH 
  • 1:15-2:15 PM - Guest Speaker:
    Andrew Potter-Cogan, Counsellor
    Acadia University, Nova Scotia
    Topic:  Trauma, PTSD and Resiliency 
  • 2:15-2:30 PM - BREAK
  • 2:30-3:30 PM - Guest Speaker: 
    Dr. Phil Tibbo, MD, PhD., FRCPC
    Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program, Nova Scotia Health Authority
    Topic:  Relapse Prevention 
  • 3:30 PM - Closing words of Recognition -SSNS President, Linden Gray

Registration

Professional $295.00Register now
Individual Member $125.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
Individual Non-member $150.00Register now
Student $50.00Register now