Past Events

Video on Health Promotion for Immigrant Mothers of Children with Developmental Disabilities:
What is relevant?


September 7 2018: Intersectional approaches to understanding Asian Canadian youth experiences of  integration and cultural identity in diaspora. York University. Event Booklet: YCAR workshop_Program_Sept 2018

March 2 2018: Improving Privacy for Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities through Research and Innovative Knowledge Translation: An Interactive Workshop. York University. Event Agenda:Privacy Project_Workshop Agenda March 2 York U

September 25 2017: Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities Privacy Project: Roundtable Event. York University

July 20 2017: Community Event: Impact of gender and migration status on accessing direct/ flexible/ self-directed social funding for developmental services in Ontario. NABORS - Neighbours Allied for Better Opportunities in Residential Support, Toronto, Ontario.  Event Agenda. YADD COMMUNITY EVENT AGENDA.

September 23 2016: Community Event: Health Promotion of Immigrant Mothers of Children with Developmental Disabilities: What is Relevant? Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto.  Event Agenda and Information Sheet #7- Study Findings

March 5 2016  Panel: Intersectional approaches to youth identity, integration and resilience: Gender, migration and culture. (Nunes F & Khanlou N, Organizers and Moderators). 18th National Metropolis Conference. Toronto, ON.

October 1, 2015: 3rd Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Learning Institute: Global Maternal-Child Health. If you want to know more about the research presented at the event please check the Institute Booklet: Booklet3LWI_2015_Oct1

April 30, 2014: Using Vignettes as a Relevant Focus Group Method in School-Based Mental Health Research: Example from Brazil By: Jaqueline Macedo *RSVP to by April 25, 2014

York University's 2nd Lillian Wright Maternal Child Institute: From lab to community based research

Mothers Speak Up! Cafe Scientifique Booklet & Resources for Children and Their Families

March 7, 2014: Immigrant and Refugee Women's Health Project (IRWHP) presents Knowledge Mobilization on Maternal and Child Health workshop.  For more information please click here. *RSVP to by March 4, 2014.

To view the full line up of 2012 - 2013 Speakers for the Women's Mental Health and Wellbeing Speakers Series, please visit us here.

*Updated* February 13, 2014: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital presents Bloom Speakers: Dr. Nazilla Khanlou & co-presenter Dr. Mahdieh Dastjerdi Please visit the Bloom Blog to watch a short video of this presentation by clicking here.

November 18, 2013: CIHR Cafe Scientifique Presents: Lending a hand for our future: What can we do about the mental health of children and youth new to Canada and who should be doing it? *RSVP to Pls see linked poster for speakers.

September 27, 2013: The 2nd Lillian Wright Maternal Child Institute is here! From lab to community based research will include 5 speakers, and student presenters (see linked poster) *RSVP extended! Email by Sept 13.

May 6, 2013: Cafe Scientifique - Mothers Speak Up! On Parenting Children with Disabilities: Implications for Mom's wellbeing and Social Support. The study Information Sheet and Booklet with Resources can be found here.

April 24, 2013: Women living with homelessness: they are almost invisible by Dr. Isolde Daiski *RSVP by April 19

March 13, 2013: Dying at Home: The normalization and silencing of women's caregiving roles in palliative care by Dr. Lisa Seto Neilsen *RSVP by March 8

January 23, 2013: Maternal grief the need for social support by Dr. Deborah Davidson and Helena Stahls by Dr. Deborah Davidson and Helena Stahls

November 20, 2012: Filling in the puzzle of a social justice framework for crtical health research: Lessons learned from Iris Young and Paulo Freire by Dr. Sannie Tang

October 18-20, 2012: Dr. Nazilla Khanlou, Dr. Deborah Davidson and Sheila Jennings, presenters at the Mothering and Reproduction Conference by Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (MIRCI).  The event poster can be viewed here.

September 29, 2012: Dr. Nazilla Khanlou, presenter ISCAR Conference (International Society of Child and Adolescent Resilience) Fall Colloquium - Building Resilience in Children and Youth. Learn more and register here.

September 26, 2012: How the spiritual body is connected to our health and why Aboriginal cultural traditions are important to rebuild/strengthen our communities by Lee Maracle.

May 2nd 2012: Personal Narratives of Iranian Immigrant Women by Dr. Mahdieh Dastjerdi.

April 24th 2012: Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit, Health for All Family Health Team presents Child and Youth Resilience by Dr. Nazilla Khanlou

March 28th 2012: Ain't I a Woman Too? Looking at Intersectionality as a Framework for Analysis and Research in Women's Health by Dr. Lori Ross, Dr. Nazilla Khanlou and Rabia Khadr *RSVP before March 15, 2012

March 17th 2012: OMHARN Ontario Multicultural Health Conference by Ontario Multicultural Health Applied Research Network. Read about this event in Yfile here.

March 7th 2012: Activism and Wellbeing for Immigrant Women: Grounded Theory Insights by Dr. Judith MacDonnell.  Click here for a summary.

February 15th 2012: Multicultural Mental Health Promotion by Ontario Multicultural Health Applied Research Network

Find the presentation slides, here.  Read the event summary, here.

January 31st 2012: Youth Mental Health Promotion: A systems approach to resilience by Dr Nazilla Khanlou  SAMI (Social Aetiology of Mental Illness) webinar: 11:30am - 12:30pm.  Register for webinar here.

January 25th 2012: Perspectives on Violence Against Women and its Effect on Women's Health by Dr. Noreen Stuckless

November 16th 2011: Refugee Youths' Post-Migration Experiences: Implcations for Mental Health and Wellbeing by Dr. Sepali Guruge and Arzo Akbari Co-sponsored with Centre for Refugee Studes

October 5th 2011: Traumatic Stress, Social Support, Cognitive Appraisal, and Resiliency Among Black Women Experiencing Gun Violence Loss by Dr. Annette Bailey

September 23rd 2011: Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Institute: Methodological Approaches by the Faculty of Health & Nazilla Khanlou

May 4th 2011: Mothering Children Living with the Loss, Love and Continuing Presence of a Baby Sibling: A Research-Based Documentary

by Dr. Christine Jonas-Simpson

April 6th 2011: Effect of neighbourhood on immigrant women and their families perceived health by Dr. Nasim Haque

January 26, 2011: Trauma, Gender and Generation: Adaptation to War and Displacement by Prof. Kyle Killian

November 17, 2010: Positive Parenting and Positive Development in Children by Dr. Marc Bornstein

October 6, 2010: Women's Priorities for a Changing Mental Health System: Aligning with Emerging Priorities for Change by Pat Campbell

(Presentation available in pdf)