2023 MHNIG Annual General Meeting - Agenda and poster

Posted on Oct. 18, 2023, 1:36 p.m.

Hello members,

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend your Mental Health Nursing Interest Group Annual General Meeting (AGM)! Your executive will be providing updates related to activities throughout the past year. There will be presentations, and opportunities to engage directly with other members.

When: Oct. 27, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Zoom Video Conference

Registration link

(Click through to our website see the poster and agenda attached to this email.)

Featured Presentations:

1.    What’s Happening Between Us On the Health-Care Team?  By Dr. Linda MacDougall RN, PhD  

  • Understand the importance of first impressions and why they matter then reflect on personal experiences with first impressions
  • Become aware of five options in managing feelings of shame and reflect on personal maladaptive encounters with shame
  • Understand two strategies for managing shame and reflect on how these could be personally instilled as adaptive resources

2. Picture of Spirituality in Youth Living with Bipolar Disorder By Michelle Solomon RN, MScN, PhD(c)

  • Gain a deeper understanding of your own spirituality
  • Be aware of how participants in the research study described their understanding of and experiences of spirituality, and how it related to their mood and mental health
  • Discuss challenges and opportunities for integrating spirituality into your nursing practice and daily life

3. Art of Wellness By Susan Ksiezopolski, award-winning writer

  • Explore the role that art has in healing and how we can integrate a daily writing practice to destress
  • Includes a hands-on writing exercise and reflection
File attachment(s)
AGM Poster (151.95 KB)
AGM Agenda (99.71 KB)