Dr. Yuliya Knyahnytska, MD, PhD, Clinician-Scientist and Staff Psychiatrist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto
Tuesday, July 19th, 2022
In this webinar Dr. Yuliya Knyahnytska discusses:
- The context of Ukrainians in Canada and the Ukraine
- Pathways to Canada for Ukrainian displaced persons
- Mental health needs of Ukrainian displaced persons
- Application of the LEAD model through the use of four case studies
- Self-care for service providers
- Additional resources
Dr. Yuliya Knyahnytska completed her medical training in Ukraine and holds a PhD in Health and Behavior from the University of Toronto. She has completed two clinical fellowships focusing on innovative treatment interventions for treatment-resistant psychiatric disorders. She is a vocal advocate for patient-centered care and improving access to care through clinical research.
Dr. Knyahnytska is leading a CAMH-wide initiative to improve access to care for health care workers, and people affected by the Ukrainian war. As a part of the team effort, she is a member of the New Beginnings Clinic, which serves refugees and Ukrainian displaced people by providing psychiatric consultation and short-term support. She is closely connected to Ukrainian community through volunteering in helping newcomers to navigate new life after they flee the war.