November 2nd, 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Posters on display over breakfast

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:15 am

Dr. Jeff Daskalakis & Dr. Stefan Kloiber

Opening Remarks

9:15 am - 10:15 am


10:15 am - 10:30 am

Dr. Paul Ritvo

Online CBT for Major Depressive Disorder: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial Conducted at CAMH

Dr. Alexia Jaouich

Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program: Progress to Date

Posters on display over break

Keynote Address

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Dr. Darren Courtney

Bridging the Evidence-Practice Gap: an Integrated Care Pathway for Adolescent Depression  

Denise Canso & Hamza Sandu

Comparing Models of Telemental Health at CAMH: Data from a Feasibility Study

Innovative Models of Care

11:00 am - 12:30 pm


12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Dr. Andrea Wadell & Jennifer Wilkie

Best practices in mood and anxiety care are informed by principles of quality improvement.  In this interactive workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn about standard operating procedures and stepped care using games to highlight the concepts and buzz groups to discuss how the concepts apply to clinical care.

Participants will leave with an understanding of the commonly used model of quality improvement in Ontario and how quality improvement methods can be applied to their work providing care for mood and anxiety disorders

Posters on display over lunch

Workshop #1: Quality Improvement 101

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Anne Kirvan & Thiyake Rajaratnam

Role of Project ECHO in Advancing Quality of Care: Characterizing Mental Health and Addictions Recommendations through Quality Domains

Mark Freeman  & Dr. Sharon Bal

Quality Standards for Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Coming Soon to Ontario

Advancing the Quality of Care

1:45 pm - 3:30 pm


3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Dr. Peter Selby

Working with the people seated at your table, each small group will receive a set of parameters and design a patient profile based on common presentations to their practices. Groups will discuss and determine the innovative treatment options challenges and continuum of care between hospital and community primary care. Regroup and present case to full group for discussion

Posters on display over break

Workshop #2: Complex Care Case

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Dr. James Kennedy

Improving Treatment via Pharmacogenetics of Antidepressant Medication

Dr. Sean Hill

BrainHealth Databank: Collaboration in the Clinic for High Quality Data and Machine Learning


Dr. Stefan Kloiber

Cannabinoids: Evidence in Mood and Anxiety Disorders


Dr. Ishrat Husain

Psychedelic Drugs for Depression: From the Street to the Clinic

Expert Panel Discussion: New Developments in Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Jeff Daskalakis & Dr. Stefan Kloiber

Closing Remarks

Dr. Andrea Berntson

The Transitional Rapid Access Care Coordination (TRACC) program

Dariya Gusovsky

Creating Effective Partnerships for the Treatment of Mental Health & Addictions in Community Governed Primary Care Organizations


Dr. Elizabeth Alvarez

Knowledge translation in health promotion: Is there a role for mental health?


Kerry Dearborn & Carol McCafferty

Post-hospitalization Care Transfer for Clients with Depression & Anxiety


Iulia Niculescu

Design and Evaluation of an Ecological Momentary Assessment Tool for Assessing Depression in Dementia


Jenny Hardy

ECHO Ontario Mental Health: Building Mental Health Capacity within Primary Care 


Dr. Joanna Yu

BrainHealth Databank: Supporting Digital Delivery of Patient-Centered Measurement-Based Care

Dr. Nadia Minian

Tailored Versus Generic Knowledge Brokering to Integrate Mood Management Into Smoking Cessation Interventions in Primary Care Settings

Dr. Nadia Minian

Addressing suicidality in clinical studies during phone/email follow up: Protocol development for subjects participating in a multisite smoking cessation program in Ontario