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28 October 2015 | Presented by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health and Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses.
The webinar “Academic Accommodations for Postsecondary Students with Mental Health Disabilities: Recommendations from an Ontario-wide Research Study" presented findings and recommendations from a three-year research project funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities that was jointly undertaken by researchers at Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College. The project focused on academic accommodations in the postsecondary sector for students with mental health problems.
The webinar highlighted the project’s three key deliverables:
In addition, there was an rich panel discussion with representatives from Ontario and BC to reflect on the implications of the new recommendations for practice and students.
You are invited to join the online group on academic accommodations to connect and share with other folks who are interested in this focus area and working towards implementing the recommendations. Once you have logged into the Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses online community platform (sign up here), the group can be found at this direct link.
Michael Condra Ph.D., Recently Retired Director, Health, Counselling and Disability Services, Queen’s University
Dr. Condra is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry and recently retired as Director of the department of Health, Counselling and Disability Services at Queen’s University. Dr. Condra has taught in the undergraduate and graduate programmes in the Department of Psychology at Queen’s and in the faculties of Education and Law. He consults with the university’s senior administration on issues involving mental health and lethality and has extensive experience in the provision of education and training on the topics of mental health, stigma-reduction, crisis-intervention and suicide-risk assessment. He is also the Principal Investigator for two projects on mental health funded under the provincial Mental Health Innovation Fund.
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