Presentations

Mobilizing Minds Research Group

Academic Conference Presentations 2010

Hahlweg, K., Stewart, D., Yaeger, A., Leonhart, M., Reynolds K., Walker, J.R. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Postsecondary students’ information needs and pathways for help with stress, anxiety, and depression: Use of the Web to provide resources to young adults.  Paper presented at the 11th Canadian Conference on Collaborative Mental Health Care, Winnipeg, May 13 –15, 2010.

Katz, L., Peter, T., and Walker, J.R.  Anxiety and depression in ‘Gen Y’:  Engaging youth and finding solutions. Paper presented at the University of Manitoba’s Café Scientifique, Winnipeg, May 17, 2010.

Mak, L., Walker, J.R., Hiebert-Murphy, D., & Altman, G.  Making treatment decisions for child anxiety: What do parents want to know?  Paper presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada Conference, Vancouver, April 23, 2010. 

Marcus, M., Westra, H. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Mental health literacy in Canadian young adults: A national survey. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Association’s 60th Annual Conference, Toronto, September 23, 2010.

Marcus, M., Brockest, E., Westra, H., Eastwood, J., Angus, L. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. The mental health information preferences of distressed and marginalized young adults. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Association’s 60th Annual Conference, Toronto, September 23, 2010.

Marcus, M., Westra, H. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Mental health literacy in Canadian young adults: A national survey. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 71st Annual Convention, Winnipeg, June 3, 2010.

Marcus, M., Brockest, E., Westra, H., Eastwood, J., Angus, L. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. The mental health information preferences of distressed and marginalized young adults. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 71st Annual Convention, Winnipeg, June 3, 2010.

Marcus, M., Brockest, E., Westra, H., Eastwood, J., Angus, L. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. The mental health information preferences of distressed and marginalized young adults. Paper presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada Conference, Vancouver, April 23, 2010.

Reynolds, K., Walker, J.R., Walsh, K. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  How well do websites concerning children’s anxiety answer parents’ questions about treatment choices?  Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 71st Annual Convention, Winnipeg, June 5, 2010.

Ryan-Nicholls, K., Furer, P., Walker, J.R., Reynolds, K. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Young adults considering help for anxiety or depression: What do focus groups tell us?   Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 71st Annual Convention, Winnipeg, June 5, 2010.

Ryan-Nicholls, K., Furer, P, Walker, J.R., Reynolds, K. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Young adults considering help for stress and anxiety:  What information do they want and how do they prefer to receive it.  Paper presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada Conference, Vancouver, April 23, 2010. 

Sareen, J., Walker, J., Kinley, J., Westra, H. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Targeting mental health supports for young adults: Rapidly changing life circumstances and risk factors for depression.  Paper presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Association’s 60th Annual Conference, Toronto, September 23, 2010.

Stewart, D., Hahlweg, K., Yaeger, A., Leonhart, M., Reynolds, K., Walker, J.R. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Postsecondary students’ information needs and pathways for help with stress, anxiety, and depression.  Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 71st Annual Convention, Winnipeg, June 5, 2010.

Swinson, R., Walker, J., Marcus, M., Sareen, J. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. What information do young adults want and need concerning treatments for mental health problems? Paper presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Association’s 60th Annual Conference, Toronto, September 23, 2010.

Walker, J.R. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Flying blind: The challenge of informing consumers about treatment choices.  Keynote address presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 71st Annual Convention, Winnipeg, June 5, 2010.

Walker, J.R., Zacharias, B.D., Volk, J., Furer, P. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Developing information aids to help consumers and providers with decisions concerning treatment of anxiety or depression.  Paper presented at the 11th Canadian Conference on Collaborative Mental Health Care, Winnipeg, May 13 –15, 2010.

Walker, J.R. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Using Web technologies to strengthen mental health services in primary care, Symposium presented at the 11th Canadian Conference on Collaborative Mental Health Care, Winnipeg, May 13 –15, 2010.

Walker, J.R., Zacharias, B.D., Volk, J., Furer, P. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Developing information aids to help consumers and providers with decisions concerning treatment of anxiety disorders.  Paper presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada Conference, Vancouver, April 23, 2010

Walsh, K., Walker, J.R., Reynolds, K.  & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Searching for answers: How well do depression websites answer the public’s questions on treatment choices? Paper presented at the 11th Canadian Conference on Collaborative Mental Health Care, Winnipeg, May 13 –15, 2010.

Related Presentations 2010

Mak, L., Walker, J.R., Hiebert-Murphy, D., & Altman, G.  Making treatment decisions for child anxiety: What do parents want to know?   Paper presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada Conference, Vancouver, April 23, 2010. 

Mak, L., Walker, J.R., Hiebert-Murphy, D., & Altman, G.  Making treatment decisions for child anxiety: What do parents want to know?   Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 71st Annual Convention, Winnipeg, June 5, 2010

Walker, John R.  Post-traumatic stress disorder (Public Presentation).  Presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada Conference, Vancouver, April 22, 2010. 

Cunningham, C.E., Buchanan, D., Manion, I., Kutcher, S., Davidson, S. & Chen, Y.  Children’s mental health information at work:  Using discrete choice conjoint analysis to model a family mental health information transfer strategy for working parents.  Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s 71st Annual Convention, Winnipeg, June 5, 2010.

Non-Academic Presentations 2010

Syed, T., McPhee, J., Contursi, M., Garinger, C. Overview of Mobilizing Minds’ and MindyourMind. Presented at the Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addiction Programs Annual General Meeting, Toronto, September, 2010.

McPhee, J., Syed, T., Phipps, D., Contursi, M., Garinger, C. Mobilizing Minds’ Community Partnership Forum. Presented at York University, Toronto, October, 2010.

Syed, T., DeJong, M., Fogarty, P., Reynolds, K., Leonhart, M., Yaeger, A. Collective clarity: Knowledge transfer and the meeting of young minds. Presented at Thriving in 2010 and Beyond Conference, Canadian Mental Health Association, October, 2010.

Manuscripts Submissions 2010

Marcus, M., Westra, H.A., & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Mental Health Literacy in Canadian Young Adults. Results of a National Survey. Invited to submit a revised manuscript to the Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health.

Academic Conference Presentations 2009

Barnes, K. Westra, H., Marcus, M., Eastwood, J and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. What are young adults saying about mental health? A qualitative analysis of internet blogs.Paper presented at the International Conference on the Use of the Internet in the Mental Health Field, Montreal, May, 2009.

Barnes, K. Westra, H., Marcus, M., Eastwood, J and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2009). What are young adults saying about mental health? A qualitative analysis of internet blogs.Paper presented at the 39th Annual Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference, McMaster University, Hamilton, May 2009.

Kinley, D.J., Walker, J.R., Westra, H., Sareen, J. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Young adults at risk of mental disorders in the Canadian population.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, St. John’s, September 2009.

Marcus, M., Barnes, K. Westra, H., Eastwood, J & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. What are young adults saying about mental health? A qualitative analysis of internet blogs.Paper presented at the Medicine 2.0 Conference, Toronto,  September 17-18, 2009.

Marcus, M., Westra, H.A. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Mental health literacy in Canadian young adults. Paper presented at the International Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and Wellness (Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Clifford Beers Foundation), Toronto, March 2009.

Marcus, M., Walker, J.R., and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  How to find the right help and treatment.  Paper presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada Consumer Conference, Montreal, April 19, 2009.

Marcus, M., Westra, H.A. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Mental health literacy in Canadian young adults. Paper presented at the Annual
Meeting of the American Psychological Association (APA), Toronto, August 2009.

Marcus, M., Westra, H., Barnes, K., Brockest, E., Eastwood, J., & the
Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Qualitative approaches to knowledge
translation in young adults with mental health problems. Paper presented at the Making Gains in Mental Health and Addictions Conference (Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario), Toronto, November, 2009.

Reynolds, K., Walker J., Leonhart, M. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. How well do websites concerning children’s anxiety answer parents’ questions about treatment choices? Paper presented at the International Conference on the Use of the Internet in the Mental Health Field, Montreal, May, 2009.

Ryan-Nicholls, K., Furer, P., Walker, J.R., Reynolds, K., and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Pathways to mental health treatment for young adults: What do focus groups tell us? Paper presented at the 4th Biennial International Nursing Research Conference. Winnipeg, September 25, 2009.

Ryan-Nicholls, K., Furer, P, Walker, J.R., Reynolds, K. & The Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Pathways to mental health treatment for young adults: What do focus groups tell us? Poster presented at the Into the Light Conference: Transforming our approach to mental health in Canada (Mental Health Commission of Canada), Vancouver, November 29, 2009.

Walker, J.R., Reynolds, K., Furer, P., Ryan-Nicholls, K. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Pathways to mental health treatment for young adults: Individual interview analysis. Paper presented at the 4th Biennial International Nursing Research Conference. Winnipeg, September 25, 2009.

Walker, J.R. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Facilitating informed decision- making:  What do consumers want to know about treatments for anxietydisorders? Paper presented at the Centre for Emotional Health Colloquium, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, February 11, 2009.

Walker, J.R. and the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. What information do parents and families want to make informed choices?  Paper presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Foundation and Mental Health Partnership of Canada’s 2009 Mental Health Symposium, Open Minds Across Canada. Winnipeg, November 7, 2009.

Walker, J.R., Reynolds, K., Furer, P., Ryan-Nicholls, K. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  Pathways to mental health treatment: Learning from individual interviews. Poster presented at the Into the Light Conference: Transforming our approach to mental health in Canada (Mental Health Commission of Canada), Vancouver, November 29, 2009.

Related Presentations 2009

Walker, J.R.  Mental health promotion: The educational or school psychologist’s role Invited address, Canadian Psychological Association Annual Conference, Winnipeg, June 2010.

Mak, L., Walker, J.R., Hiebert-Murphy, D., & Altman, G.  Making treatment decisions for child anxiety: What types of information, amounts of information, and sources of information do parents prefer?   Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, November 2009.

Non-Academic Presentations 2009:

McPhee, J., Marcus, M. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Overview of the Mobilizing Minds project. Presented at York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Expo 2010, Bridging Cultural Boundaries: Push, Pull and Co-Production of Knowledge, Toronto, March 2, 2010.

Brockest, L., McPhee, J. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Overview of the Mobilizing Minds Project. Presented at York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Meeting on Youth Engagement, Toronto, December 2, 2009.

Walker. J.R. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Knowledge translation:  What information do parents of children with mental health problems want? Paper presented at the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s, Child and Youth Advisory Committee Meeting, Vancouver, November 29, 2009.

McPhee, J. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. Overview of the Mobilizing Minds Project. Presented at the Central Local Health Integration Network’s Mental Health and Addiction Network Meeting, Markham, June 10, 2009.

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