Improving Mental Health Transitions
Improving Mental Health Transitions: Presentations
08:00 – 08:45
- Opening Remarks
Roger Bland, CM, MB, ChB, FRCPC, FRCPsych
Councillor Scott McKeen
- Opening Prayer from Elder
- Improving Mental Health Transitions: An Overview
Roger Bland, CM, MB, ChB, FRCPC, FRCPsych
08:45 – 11:40
QUESTION 1: What is severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and its social and economic consequences?
- What is the magnitude of the problem?
Scott Patten, MD, FRCPC, PhD
- Living with SPMI; a personal perspective
Austin Mardon, PhD, CM, LLD (Hon)
- Questions and Answers 1A
PANEL: Dr. Roger Bland, Dr. Scott Patten, and Dr. Austin Mardon
- Social impacts of SPMI on individuals and families
Sara Lapsley, BA, MA (Candidate)
- What are the connections between mental illness and homelessness?
Tim Aubry, BA, MA, PhD
- Implications of mental illness for corrections
- Questions and Answers 1B
PANEL: Dr. Roger Bland, Dr. Tim Aubrey, Howard Sapers, and Sara Lapsley
12:40 – 14:40
- Outcomes of long term medications.
Thomas Raedler, MD
- How effective are psychosocial interventions?
Thomas Becker, Dr. Med.
- How effective are psychological therapies?
Philippa Garety, MA, MPhil, MA (Ed), PhD, FBPsS
- The role of Assertive Community Treatment
Gerrit van der Leer
- Community Crisis care in England and Wales: evidence and implementation
Oliver Mason, DPhil, DClinPsy
- Questions and Answers 2
PANEL: Dr. Thomas Raedler, Dr. Philippa Garety, Dr. Thomas Becker, Dr. Oliver Mason, and Gerrit van der Leer
15:00 – 17:00
QUESTION 3: What is the evidence for the role of other support systems, including primary care in effective interventions?
- What are the alternatives to hospital care for people with SPMI?
Richard Warner, MD, DPM
- Integrating Crisis and ACT teams
Dan Cohen, MD, PhD
- How can family physicians best support people with SPMI in the community?
Linda Gask, MSc, PhD, FRCPsych, FRCGP
- How have mental health courts, diversion programs, and alternative sentencing been able to assist people with mental illness?
Hon. Richard Schneider, BSc, MA, PhD, LLB, LLM, CPsych
- What role do non-government organisations play in effective support systems?
- Questions and Answers 3
PANEL: Dr. Richard Warner, Dr. Linda Gask, Orrin Lyseng, Hon. Richard Schneider, and Dr. Dan Cohen
08:30 – 10:30
QUESTION 4: What are the effective systems for supporting people with SPMI?
- Long-term mental health care: for whom, how and where?
Giovanni de Girolamo, MD, PhD
- What is the role of Federal Government in planning and funding mental health strategies?
Steve Lurie, BA, MSW, MM
- How important is continuity of care and integration in the provision of effective support?
Carol Adair, MSc, PhD
- What are the effects of supported employment strategies for people with mental illness?
Eric Latimer, PhD
- Questions and Answers 4
PANEL: Steve Lurie, Dr. Carol Adair, Dr. Giovanni de Girolamo, and Dr. Eric Latimer
11:00 – 14:40
QUESTION 5: What information tools are required for high quality system management?
- Basic support decision tools for mental health system improvement
Luis Salvador-Carulla, MD, PhD
- The use of information systems for improving quality of care in severe mental illness
Antonio Lora, MD
- What are the most effective forms of knowledge transfer to improve quality of care?
Elliot Goldner, MD, FRC(P), MHSc
- Questions and Answers 5A
PANEL: Dr. Luis Salvador-Carulla, Dr. Antonio Lora, and Dr. Elliot Goldner
- Financial incentives – the role of provider payment mechanisms in relation to the quality of mental health care
Heinz Katschnig, MD
- A road map for mental health research
David McDaid, BSC, MSc, MSc
- Questions and Answers 5B
PANEL: David McDaid and Dr. Heinz Katschnig
15:00 – 16:00
QUESTION 6: What further research is needed?
- Introduction and Chair Discussion
Jitender Sareen, MD, FRCPC
- Panel Discussion - What are the priorities for research and spending in this field?
MODERATOR: Dr. Jitender Sareen
PANEL: Dr. Giovanni de Girolamo, Dr. Oliver Mason, Dr. Linda Gask, Dr. Scott Patten, Sara Lapsley, and Dr. Thomas Becker
09:00 – 11:30
Reading of the Consensus Statement, open discussion, comments on the statement and closing remarks
- Reading of the DRAFT Consensus Statement by Jury Chair
Alain Lesage, MD, FRCPC, MPhil, DFAPA
Please note that the reading of the Consensus Statement by Dr. Alain Lesage is a working draft, the final version is available below. Consensus Statement on Improving Mental Health Transitions 2014
- Open Discussion
- Final Comments from the Jury
- Closing Remarks from Dr. Roger Bland and The Honourable Stephen Mandel
- Closing Prayer from Elder