Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters

2nd Training Course
June 8, 2019 (Toronto)
Program (Brochure)

8:00 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:30 am

Introduction & Welcome
Frank G. Sommers, MD, FRCPC, DLFAPA, DFCPA, Program Chair

Benoit H. Mulsant, MD, FRCPC, DFAPA, Professor and Labatt Family Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

8:40 am

Disaster Strikes:  An Exercise in Stress
Jodi Lofchy, MD, FRCPC
Laurie Mazurik, MD, FRCPC, MBA

10:00 am

Impact on Survivors, Toronto Van Attack 23/4/18
Barbara Hall, CM, JD 

10:30 am


10:40 am

The Complex Role of Military Personnel in Disaster and Terrorism
Col. Rakesh Jetly, OMM, MD, FRCPC 

11:05 am

Coming Home: Veterans and Military to Civilian Transition
Alexandra Heber, MD, FRCPC 

11:30 am

First Do No Harm: How to Help Prevent Potential Mental Health Impacts on First Nations Communities During Emergencies
Brenda Restoule, PhD, C.Psych

12:00 noon

Children and Families – Trauma & Grief
Frederick Stoddard, MD, DLFAPA

12:35 pm

Disaster Psychiatry: Finding Structure in Chaos
Robert Ursano, MD, DLFAPA

1:10 pm


1:50 pm

Basic Principles of Disaster Psychiatry
Sander Koyfman, MD

2:15 pm

Psychiatric Diagnosis and Treatment Post Disaster
Anthony Ng, MD, DFAPA

2:50 pm

Building Resilience Pre-Disaster for Long-Term Recovery
Joseph Napoli, MD, DLFAPA

3:15 pm

Rewards & Risks Disaster Psychiatry
Craig Katz, MD, DFAPA

3:40 pm


3:50 pm

Federal, Provincial, Municipal & Regulatory Panel
Red Cross, Public Health Agency Canada, Ontario Ministry of Health, Ontario Provincial Police, Toronto Police, Toronto Paramedic, CPSO, CMPA

5:00 pm