Immigrant and refugee mothers and children’s health, Toronto event

CERIS – the Ontario Joint Centre of Excellence for Research in Immigration Studies – presents a pubic seminar on Immigrant and Refugee Mothers and Children’s Health Friday, March 6/09 from 12noon to 2pm. 

Two sessions. First, Dr. Laura Simich, CERIS Domain Leader for Health and Well-being presents: 

Meeting the Needs of Chinese Immigrant Families: The Case of ‘Satellite Babies’ with presenteres Dr. Yvonne Bohr, LaMarsh Centre for Research on Violence and Conflict Resolution, York University and Natasha Whitfield, York University. Discussant is Dr. Taryn Tang, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

The second session, presented by Dr. Olive Wahoush, Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University:

Preschoolers in Refugee and Asylum Seeking Families: What do Mothers do when their Child is Ill? with discussant Dr. Hayley Hamilton, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

The event takes place at CERIS, 246 Bloor St. West, 5th floor, room 548, Toronto. Registration is free at or 416.946.3110.

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