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CanpaDisasterPoster

Experiences, Lessons Learned & Priorities

Location: Michael Eldon Building, University of the Bahamas, February 21, 2020


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Programme

Friday, February 21st, 2020

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. OPENING SESSION

  • National Anthem: ALL
  • Prayer: Ms. Alexandria Johnson
  • Welcome Remarks: Dr. Wendy Fernander, President, Bahamas Psychological Association
  • Welcome Remarks: Dr. Guillermo Bernal, PhD, President of CANPA
  • Official Opening: The Hon. Dr. Duane Sands, Minister of Health

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dr. Emmanuel Streel:
From Local Knowledge to Global MHPSS Impact: Learning from the Bahamian Experience Post-Dorian

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MORNING PLENARY SESSION: CARIBBEAN EXPERIENCES

  • Dr. Mike Campbell: Disaster Mental Health Activities in Barbados
  • Mr. McMillan Cuffy: Dominica Strong
  • Dr. Karen Moore: Look Where We Reach

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. AFTERNOON PLENARY SESSION I: CARIBBEAN LESSONS LEARNED

  • Dr. Zuri Amuleru-Marshall: A Post-Disaster Psycho-Social Recovery Programme for children: Return to Happiness
  • Milagros Mendez: Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico: Lessons for the Future
  • Dr. Lovern Moseley: Levering the Diaspora in the Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas: Lessons Learned

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. AFTERNOON PLENARY SESSION II: CARIBBEAN PRIORITIES

  • Dr. Dennis Edwards: Disaster Reduction & Resilience Research Initiative: Filling in the Gaps
  • Dr. Rita Dudley-Grant: Caribbean Perspectives on Disaster Mental Health: Priorities from CANPA Disaster Work Group
  • Dr. Alisa Alvis: Disasters & Well-Being: Realities and Implications for Caribbean Psychology Education & Training

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. MOVING FORWARD & CLOSING SESSION

Dr. Peter Douglas-Weller:
CRCP: Beyond Crisis, Toward a Regional Psychology for Sustainable Development

Contact CANPA

CANPA Secretariat P. O. Box CB-13015 Nassau, Bahamas Email: Secretariat@canpanet.org