Mind Matters

Mind Matters

Discovery, Recovery and Hope

March 27, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
700 Gordon Street Whitby, ON L1N 5S9
Conference Rooms D and E

Who Will Benefit?
Join us for this premiere educational event for health care professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge, therapeutic skills and behavioural approaches while engaging in care for older adults with mental illnesses whether in Long Term Care, Acute Care of Community Care Settings.


  • Demystifying ECT: Expand your understanding and benefits
    of ECT
  • Aging with Schizophrenia. Gain insight and knowledge of
    the cognitive decline coupled with medical conditions that
    may be exacerbated by schizophrenia.
  • Explore with a therapeutic recreation staff non pharmalogical
    interventions to enhance the quality of life for persons with
    Mood disorders or Schizophrenia.
  • Through the expertise of a pharmacist become familiar with
    antipsychotic medications.
  • Understanding Depression with Psychosis. Characteristics,
    symptoms management, pharmacological and
    non pharmacological interventions.


Registration Fees:
Early Bird Registration: $40.00
January 15 – February 16, 2018
Regular Registration: $45.00
February 17, 2018 – March 9, 2018

For more information contact:

Christine Wimhurst at wimhurstc@ontarisohores.ca or Ron Ranin at raninr@ontarioshores.ca.