Assalamalaikum, On behalf of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and the Muslim Medical Association of Canada (MMAC), we would like to invite you to the 6th Annual Canadian Muslim Mental Health Conference (CMMHC) 2022 held virtually on Sunday December 11th 2022. Past speakers have included leaders in the field of Muslim Mental Health including Dr. Rania Awaad, Dr.Asim Yusuf, Dr.Yusra Ahmad, Dr. Marwa Azab, and Dr. Hooman Keshavarzi. CMMHC 2022 program details will be released shortly on the website.
The conference has 5 principal objectives
- Bring together and strengthen connections between health care providers, organizations, individuals with lived experience, students, spiritual leaders and researchers working with Muslim mental health issues in Canada
- Provide evidence based psychoeducation to the general public on mental health topics in the context of spirituality and Islam
- Decrease the stigma of mental illness within the Muslim community.
- Increase access to evidence based culturally and spiritually appropriate mental health resources to the Muslim community
- Increase the capacity for healthcare providers, religious scholars, teachers, organizations and community members working to provide care to Muslims with mental health challenges
The Canadian Muslim Mental Health Conference focuses on mental health topics in the context of spirituality and is open to Canadians of all faiths and backgrounds. Speakers and panelists will include psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, therapists and spiritual leaders. The conference is normally scheduled from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm with the keynote speaker in the morning and workshops in the evening. We have several national and international experts joining us. We have a great turnout annually with over 200 attendees ranging from physicians and allied healthcare professionals to religious scholars. The breadth and depth of our speaking panel attracted a diversity of attendees from several cities across Canada and beyond.
We would be honoured by your attendance at the CMMHC 2022 and look forward to hosting you virtually as our guest.
This continuing professional development activity on December 11th 2022 will be held under the Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Department of Psychiatry.
College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro+: 11 credits. This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 11 Mainpro+ credits.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1 – This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim a maximum of 11 hours.
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