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Demystify Information Sharing and Privacy – Webinar

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Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

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BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, is coming back to you with their quarterly  Demystifying Concurrent Disorders Webinar Series to help patients, clients and families better understand topics relating to mental health and substance use issues, or concurrent disorders.

Join us on April 12, 2024 from 2:00-3:30PM PST on Zoom to “Demystify Information Sharing and Privacy” to unpack the complex topic of navigating information-sharing and privacy legislation as healthcare providers, families, and patients.

We would also like your support in making this webinar available to clients and families. Can you promote the webinar to your networks?

We will have 3 panelists along with our host, Victoria Maxwell:
• Anita David, Lived Experience Strategic Advisor at BCMHSUS
Margo Dent, Family Partner at BCMHSUS
Becky Hynes, Director, Interprofessional Practice, Adult Mental Health and Substance Use at BCMHSUS

Attached is the poster and below is a brief description that can be adapted:

Demystifying Information Sharing and Privacy: Our webinar will demystify what client information can and cannot be shared, dive deeper into the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), help you understand the rights of patients and families regarding information access, and equip participants with valuable communication strategies and tips when interacting with providers.
About the Demystifying Concurrent Disorders Webinar Series: This is a quarterly event designed for patients and families, by patients and families. It is a welcoming space for all patients and families interested in learning about topics related to complex and concurrent mental health and substance use disorders.
About BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services: We provide highly-specialized care to people with severe mental health and substance use (MHSU) disorders, people in custody, and people referred by court for mental health assessment or treatment across British Columbia.

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