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Past Projects


Mental Health & Addiction Working Group

The Mental Health & Addiction Working Group fell under the direction of the Community Engagement Committee of SWAHN.

The purpose of the Mental Health & Addiction Working Group was to engage health/human service providers and academics from different professions, students, and service users from across Southwestern Ontario in the development and implementation of interdisciplinary initiatives that address mental health and addiction-related concerns in the region. Specifically, the advancement and/or improvement of clinical practice, public awareness, system change, knowledge translation, research, and innovation, will be considered. The former Mental Health & Addiction Working Group information can be accessed through the following link: swahn.ca/50/Mental_Health_and_Addiction_Working_Group/.
 


Research Ethics Harmonization Working Group

The Research Ethics Harmonization Working Group fell under the direction of the SWAHN Knowledge Generation and Translation Committee (KGTC).
 

The purpose of the Research Ethics Harmonization Working Group was to explore potential frameworks with respect to developing a process for agreements involving organizations that contribute to SWAHN to obtain ethics approvals when working together on research initiatives that were in keeping with SWAHN’s mission to improve the health of Southwestern Ontario’s population. (NOTE: The Working Group’s efforts focused on research that involved human subjects (only) and SWAHN-related projects.)

 

Simulation Working Group

The Simulation Working Group fell under the direction of the Education Committee of SWAHN.

The purpose of the Simulation Working Group was to collaborate and partner with others throughout Southwestern Ontario to develop leading simulation programs as a catalyst for inter-institutional and inter-professional education at the undergraduate and graduate levels and for ongoing professional development.