Frontline Services Forum

2nd Frontline Services Forum – Theme: Adult Mental Health

Thursday, April 2, 2020, Gelber Conference Centre, 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Registration opens in January

This Forum is collaboration between Frontline Services, the Mental Health and Addiction Program and the Department of Professional Services of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal. Registration will open in January 2020.

Note: Due to the new accreditation rules, we are no longer allowed to indicate the number or type of credit hours we have applied for until they have been granted.

Due to limited parking space around the  Gelber Conference Centre, public transport is suggested.

STM :

  • Bus 129 - Côte-Sainte-Catherine Rd. / Westbury Ave.
  • Bus 124 – Victoria Ave. / Côte-Sainte-Catherine Rd.

Metro :

  • Côte-Sainte-Catherine Station (orange line)

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Special thanks to :

Dr. Ronald Ludman, President of la table locale du DRMG - RLS Cote-Saint-Luc/NDG/Montreal-West, and Coordonnateur médical local (CML), RLS Cote-Saint-Luc/NDG/Montréal-West

Programme

Schedule

Activities

Presentations

Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Lunch, kiosks and registration
 

 

Kiosks, including:

  • Guichet d’accès en santé mentale adulte (GASMA),                                     CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
  • Le Centre de répartition des demandes de service (CRDS) montréalais  (CRDS), CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
  • Info-Social 8-1-1, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
 

1:00 to 1:15 p.m.

Welcome greeting

Dr. Christine Florakas, Chief, Department of Family Medicine, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal                   

Dr. Karl Looper, Co-Director of the Mental Health and Addiction Program, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal|Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Jewish General Hospital

Opening remarks

Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, President and CEO, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Concrete progress since the first forum on December 5, 2018

Dr. Louise Miner, Director of Professional Services, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Christine Touchette, Director of Frontline Integrated Services, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Outline of the day’s activities

 

Dr. Christine Florakas, Chief, Department of Family Medicine, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal                   

Dr. Suzanne Levitz, Associate Director of Professional Services - Medical and Community, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Dr. Karl Looper, Co-Director of the Mental Health and Addiction Program, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal |Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Jewish General Hospital

1:15 to 2:00 p.m.

Presentation of three case studies, followed by workshop discussions

  • 1st case study: Common mental disorders
  • 2nd case study: Severe and persistent mental health illnesses
  • 3rd case study: Addictive disorders
 

Moderators:
Dr. Nick Casacalenda

Dr. Floriani Ianni

2:00 to 2 :45 p.m.

Plenary session discussion:                                      
Common mental disorders  (1st case study)

Moderators:
Dr. Nick Casacalenda

Dr. Floriani Ianni

2:45 to 3:15 p.m.

Break for snack and kiosks

Kiosks, including:

  • Guichet d’accès en santé mentale adulte (GASMA),                                     CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
  • Le Centre de répartition des demandes de service (CRDS),                          CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
  • Info-Social 8-1-1, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
 

3:15 to 4:00 p.m.

Plenary session discussion:

Severe and persistent mental health illnesses (2nd case study)

Moderators:
Dr. Nick Casacalenda

Dr. Floriani Ianni

4:00 to 4:45 p.m.

Plenary session discussion:

Addictive disorders (3rd case study)

 

Moderators:
Dr. Nick Casacalenda

Dr. Floriani Ianni

4:45 to 5:00 p.m.

Conclusion and next steps

Dr. Christine Florakas, Chief, Department of Family Medicine, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal                   

Dr. Suzanne Levitz, Associate Director of Professional Services - Medical and Community, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Dr. Karl Looper, Co-Director of the Mental Health and Addiction Program, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal |Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Jewish General Hospital

Christine Touchette, Director of Frontline Integrated Services, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Ngo Thanh Tung Tran, Director of the Mental Health and Addiction Program

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