The impact of multi-family psycho-education groups in treating families with emotionally dysregulated youth

On Friday, April 8, CAMH Addiction Rounds presented a webinar titled, "Family Connections: Examining the impact of multi-family psycho-education groups in the treatment of families with emotionally dysregulated youth."

This webinar provided an overview of:

  • the evidence for multi-family psychoeducation groups in the treatment of emotionally dysregulated youth and their families;
  • opportunities and challenges of multi-family psychoeducation groups;
  • the lived experiences of family members caring for youth with emotion dysregulation.

Watch this webinar here. EENet is pleased to present this webinar as part of our partner series.

Presenter:

Dr. Karen Wang, M.Ed., M.D.
Psychiatry Resident (PGY-4)
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
University of Toronto

Dr. Karen Wang is a fourth year psychiatry resident at the University of Toronto. Prior to entering the field of medicine, she graduated from Queen's University in 2001 with a degree in Biology and English Literature. For seven years, she worked for the Toronto District School Board as a high school guidance counsellor and science teacher. She has a Masters of Education at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE/UT) in the field of curriculum, teaching and learning. Subsequently, she went on to pursue a medical degree at McMaster University. Her main areas of interest relate to child and adolescent psychiatry, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and borderline personality disorder.

Addictions Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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