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REF NO.: 39

SUBJECT: Renowned scholar to give public presentation: Culturally Responsive Practice with Immigrant and Aboriginal Populations at Memorial University’s School of Social Work

DATE: Oct. 19

             Dr. Laurence Kirmayer, MD, FRCPC, professor and director, Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University; editor-in-chief of Transcultural Psychiatry, will explore the role of culture in shaping the perceptions, behaviours and responses to psychosocial problems.
            All are welcome to attend this free presentation on Oct. 25, 2011, from 12-1 p.m. at the Chapel, St. John’s College.
            Free parking will be available in Area 22. Directions: Take Morrissey Drive by the Earth Sciences building and follow it down past the Business Administration building until you come to Lot 22 on the right.

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