Beyond cultural competence - cultural safety and implications for clinical practice

On Friday, February 26, CAMH Addiction Rounds presented a webinar titled, "Beyond cultural competence - cultural safety and implications for clinical practice."

This webinar provided an overview of the following:

  • The premise of cultural safety;
  • The benefits of integrating the concept into practice;
  • Future considerations.

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


Donna Alexander, MSW, SAPACCY, CAMH

Donna graduated from the University of Toronto in 2005 with a Masters in Social Work (Specialization Addiction and Mental Health). She currently works in the Child, Youth and Family Program Substance Abuse Program for African Canadian & Caribbean Youth (SAPACCY).

Donna is Vice President of the Black Health Alliance and also serves on the Black Lives Matter in Healthcare initiative. Donna is also a member of the Police and Community Engagement Review Committee and participated in the CAS consultations to address the over representation of Black children in CAS care in 2015. She will serve on the Community Advisory Committee for the Children Aid Society for a 2 year term. Donna is active in the community advocating for the rights of Black Youth and provides training on Concurrent Disorders to staff at community agencies.

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.