Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters


Saturday, April 21, 2018

8:00 am Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am Introduction & Welcome
Frank G. Sommers, MD, FRCPC, DFAPA, DFCPA, Program Chair
Benoit H. Mulsant, MD, FRCPC, DFAPA, Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

8:40 am Overview of Disaster Mental Health and Psychiatrists’ Involvement
Anthony T. Ng, MD, DFAPA
9:10 am Greater Toronto (GTA) Mass Casualty Review
Laurie Mazurik, MD, FRCPC, MBA
9:40 am Acute Intervention and Needs Assessment
Craig Katz, MD, DFAPA
10:10 am  Break
10:30 am Post Acute Phase-Adult and Risk Communication
Sander Koyfman, MD
11:00 am Psychological First Aid-Practice and Pitfalls; Self Care
Joseph Napoli, MD, DLFAPA
11:30 am Children and Families; Trauma and Grief
Frederick Stoddard, MD, DLFAPA
12:00 noon Morning Panel Discussion; Q&A
12:45 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Preparing Hospital Staff for Disasters
Robert Maunder, MD, FRCPC
2:00 pm Psychiatric Consultation with Law Enforcement
Peter Collins, MD, FRCPC
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Health Emergency Management, Ministry Of Health, Ontario
Clint Shingler, MPA
3:30 pm Legal and Ethical Aspects
CMPA – Colin Johnston, LLB, LLM
4:00 pm Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks
Frank G. Sommers and Speakers
5:00 pm Adjourn