IMHPJ Annual Conference 2021

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CARING IN THE DIGITAL WORLD AND IN DISASTER

Announcement

This year IMHPJ has the unique opportunity to present its Annual Conference for 2021 entirely online. Together we’ll reflect on our response to the global changes that emerged in the mental health field in the last decades of the 20​ century and the beginning of the 21​ century.

Dates: February 6 – 7, 2021

Conference Location: Online

Cost Structure:

IMHPJ Members: FREE
Non-Members: ¥4,000
Deadline: January 29, 2021

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (AND PAY, IF REQUIRED)

Presentations

Our distinguished guest this year is ​our first ever IMHPJ Award recipient, Junko Kitanaka, Ph.D., whose substantial research and writing on mental health in Japan, indeed, Medical Anthropology, provides an incredible resource for understanding the historical, social and cultural threads that shape the experience, treatment and therapy of depression. (​https://keio.academia.edu/JunkoKitanaka​)

Our IMHPJ Clinical Member, Chie Sawa, will introduce you to ​Psychological First Aid,​ an extremely valuable training given the increase of natural disasters worldwide, and prevalence of earthquakes in Japan. (For a preview of the material to be covered, visit: https://www.nctsn.org/treatments-and-practices/psychological-first-aid-and-skills-for-psychological-recovery/about-pfa​.)

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We hope you’ll join us for this lively set of presentations.

IMHPJ Executive Board Members