OPA Webinar: COVID – 19 and Moral Injury
Speaker: Dr. Victoria Williamson / Moderators: Dr. Angela Ho & Dr. Michelle Marlbourough
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Participants will gain a better understanding of
- Current research on moral injury in the UK
- Types of events leading to moral injury
- How moral injury is thought to develop
- Potential risks and protective factors for experiencing moral injury
To register for this free event, please click the link below.
About the Speaker
Dr. Victoria Williamson
Dr. Victoria Williamson is a researcher at King's College London and the University of Oxford. At King's College London, Victoria's research focuses on psychological adjustment after traumatic events, including combat trauma, human trafficking and moral injury. At the University of Oxford, her research aims to identify effective approaches to screen for child anxiety difficulties in schools and deliver an accessible parent-led intervention to support child adjustment.
About the Moderators
Dr. Angela Ho
Dr Angela Ho completed her medical training and psychiatry residency at the University of Toronto. She currently works with an intensive case management team serving marginally-housed individuals with severe mental illness and substance use disorders. She also provides couples therapy and teaches on Family and Couples therapy as a Lecturer with the Department of Psychiatry. As a member of the Ontario Telemedicine Network, she provides indirect psychiatric consultation. She is a Council Member of the Ontario Psychiatric Association and is affiliated with Inner City Health Associates, St Michael’s Hospital, and Mount Sinai Hospital. She previously worked at the University of Toronto Health & Wellness Student Health Centre and East End Community Health Centre.
Dr. Michelle Marlborough
Dr. Michelle Marlborough is a psychiatrist at the Operational Stress Injury Clinic at St. Joseph’s Healthcare London. She received her medical degree from McMaster University in 2011 and completed psychiatry residency training at the University of Toronto. Her clinical interests include the treatment of military, veteran, and first responder populations experiencing post-traumatic stress and related difficulties as a result of their service. Additional interests include the physician mental health, medical education, and disaster management. Dr. Marlborough is also an Investigating Coroner and has an interest in death investigation and its applications to public safety.