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Oakville, ON

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VoiceAmerica

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Family Caregivers Unite! empowers family caregivers by engaging them with each other, by sharing with them other family caregivers’ inspiring experiences, exciting ideas, and world-leading innovations in business and activism. Family Caregivers Unite! connects them with sources of trustworthy, understandable and useful information. Family caregivers united, empowered and informed get listened to!

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English


Episodes

Encore: Services for and Needs of FASD Children

4/12/2016
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Angela Geddes is the Assessment Coordinator at the FASD London Region Assessment Clinic

Duration: 00:57:18


Encore: Law and Lore of Autonomy and Mental Health Disabilities

4/5/2016
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Marni Soupcoff, a lawyer, is a newspaper columnist and Executive Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation

Duration: 00:53:47


Bullying People living with Mental Health Disabilities

3/29/2016
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Dr. Gordon Atherley, docg@familycaregiversunite.org, holds the British equivalents of the North American MD and PhD degrees, and LLD, Honoris Causa.

Duration: 00:55:54


A Family Experience of being Bullied

3/22/2016
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Marc Kealey is a leading voice for transformation in health care. He talks about his family, the experience of being bullied, the ways the bullying occurred, and its effects on his family.

Duration: 00:54:57


Bullying of People living with Mental Health Challenges

3/15/2016
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Craig Lewis is a Certified Peer Specialist living in Massachusetts, http://www.betterdaysrecovery.com/. He’s struggled immensely throughout his life, but he’s successfully transformed it into a life of wellness. He talks about his life, career as author of ‘Better Days – A Mental Health Recovery Workbook', and his personal experience of being bullied.

Duration: 00:55:52


Divorce when Children live with Disabilities

3/8/2016
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Joryn Jenkins is a trial attorney with 36 years of courtroom experience, now in private practice at Open Palm Law

Duration: 00:56:07


Gene Editing for Individuals and their Families and Family Caregivers

3/1/2016
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Dr. Marcy Darnovsky is Executive Director of the Center for Genetics and Society. She describes her career and the Center’s work.

Duration: 00:55:49


How Class Action Lawsuits are Organized

2/23/2016
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Rob Gain, lawyer, joined Koskie Minsky’s Class Actions group in 2014 after practicing at another leading class-action law firm.

Duration: 00:55:32


Adoption Beyond Infancy

2/16/2016
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Jane De Pauw lives in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada, with her husband and two children who were adopted through the Alberta foster care system.

Duration: 00:55:39


UnitedHealthcare Resources for Family Caregivers caring for Aging or Disabled Family Members

2/9/2016
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Kirk Pion is Vice President of Design and Development for the UnitedHealthcare Innovation Centers of Excellence. Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella, a physician, heads UnitedHealthcare’s Innovation Center of Excellence.

Duration: 00:55:48


Challenges for School Children of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

2/2/2016
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Mark Courtepatte is co-chair of the Hamilton and Area Parent and Caregiver FASD 'Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders' Support Group

Duration: 00:55:01


Memory Lane TV Therapeutics for Dementia

1/26/2016
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lban Maino, who is based in Portland Maine, has 25 years of experience as a film director and producer.

Duration: 00:56:16


Discus Dementia Home Model of Care and Social Community

1/19/2016
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Dr. Éthelle G. Lord, Founding President of the International Caregivers Association, www.icareassoc.com, discusses improvements she wants to see in dementia care, the main features of the Discus Dementia Home, and how it will help in bringing the improvements.

Duration: 00:57:03


Therapeutic Jurisprudence - The Lawyer as Healer?

1/12/2016
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Michael Crystal explains difficulties faced by lawyers when clients and third parties have needs beyond the scope of therapeutic jurisprudence, what he means by therapeutic jurisprudence and healer, and what attracts his interest.

Duration: 00:55:58


Serious Mental Illnesses as Challenges for Police and People

1/5/2016
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Dr. Terry Coleman was a police officer for nearly 40 years including ten years as a chief of police.

Duration: 00:55:00


Encore: Schizophrenia and Family Caregiving

12/29/2015
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Chris Summerville is a director of the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Debbie Sirota is a single parent of Tamara, aged 24, who lives with schizophrenia.

Duration: 00:57:05


How Tammy and Sherri Create Hope for People Living with Schizophrenia

12/22/2015
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Tammy Lambert is diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and is coping with delusional symptoms and mood instability.

Duration: 00:54:18


Healing and Empowerment in Schizophrenia through Creative Endeavour

12/15/2015
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Ernie Bart is a member of the Board of Artbeat Studio. Lucille Bart is Executive Director and co-founder with their son Nigel, diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 19.

Duration: 00:53:54


Autonomy for Persons with Psychosis-related Illnesses and their Family Caregivers

12/8/2015
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Elyn R. Saks is Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Duration: 00:55:17


Listening, Empathizing, Agreeing, and Partnering in Schizophrenia

12/1/2015
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Dr. Xavier Amador, the Founder of the LEAP Institute, is an internationally renowned clinical psychologist and leader in his field.

Duration: 00:58:22

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