Invited Talks, Training & Teaching

 

Conference Proceedings:

 

Parikh, S., Velyvis, V., Yatham, L., Beaulieu, S., Cervantes, P., McQueen, G., Siotis, I., Streiner, D., & Zaretsky, A.  (2006). Psychoeducation versus CBT in bipolar disorder: A multi-site RCT. [abstract]. In abstracts of the 3rd Biennial ISAD Conference. March 3-6, 2006. Lisbon, Portugal.  Journal of Affective Disorders, 91, S65-S101.

 

Parikh, S., Velyvis, V., Yatham, L., Beaulieu, S., Cervantes, P., McQueen, G., Siotis, I., Streiner, D., & Zaretsky, A.  (2006). Using the Longitudinal Interval Follow- up Evaluation (LIFE) to assess outcomes: Reliability, validity and utility. [abstract]. In abstracts of the 3rd Biennial ISAD Conference. March 3-6, 2006. Lisbon, Portugal.  Journal of Affective Disorders, 91, S65-S101.

 

Parikh, S., Velyvis, V., Yatham, L., Beaulieu, S., Cervantes, P., McQueen, G., Siotis, I., Streiner, D., & Zaretsky, A.  (2006). Parental functioning in bipolar disorder varies by gender and episode type. [abstract]. In abstracts of the 3rd Biennial ISAD Conference. March 3-6, 2006. Lisbon, Portugal.  Journal of Affective Disorders, 91, S65-S101.

 

Velyvis, V., Parikh, S., Nguyen, R., Pezeseng, M., & Anderson, B. (2010). Exploring the expressed concerns of bipolar disorder patients: Directions for psychosocial targets of treatment. [abstract]. In abstracts of the 5rd Biennial ISAD Conference. April 16-19, 2010. Vancouver, B.C.  Journal of Affective Disorders, 122, S46.

 

Poster Presentations:

 

Velyvis, V., Arnold, Pl, McBride, J., Richter, M.A. Age of onset depends on the definition: Results using a semi-structured interview. Annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association.  Philadelphia, PA, May 18-23, 2002.

 

Velyvis, V., Franz, A. Parikh, S.  Validity and Utility of the Longitudinal Interval Follow-Up Evaluation for Bipolar Disorder, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, Halifax, Nov 2003

 

Velyvis, V., Franz, A. Parikh, S.  Using the LIFE to Assess Outcomes in Bipolar Disorder: Reliability and Validity

.  Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, New York, May 2004

 

Velyvis, V., Franz, A. Parikh, S. Validation of the Longitudinal Interval Follow-up Examination, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, Montreal, October 2004

 

Parikh, S., Zaretsky, A., Patelis-Siotis, I, Yatham, L., Beaulieu, S., Cervantes, P., MacQueen, G.,  Streiner, D.,  & Velyvis, V. Psychoeducation versus   in Bipolar Disorder: Design and Methodology of a RCT, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, Montreal, October 2004

Richter, M.A., Arnold, P., Burroughs, E., Manassis, K., Katzman, D., Velyvis, V., Kennedy, J.L. Can Adult-Onset OCD be PANDAS?  Paper submitted for inclusion in symposium chaired by J. Yaryura-Tobias, American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, New York, May, 2005.

 

Yee, K., Velyvis, V., Koenig-Nobert, S., Parikh, S.  Parent-child interaction as a function of mood episodes in Bipolar Disorder. Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Atlanta, GA, May 2005

 

Koenig-Nobert, S., Velyvis, V. P., & Parikh, S. V. Coping styles in prodromes of bipolar mania. 6th International Conference on Bipolar Disorder, Pittsburgh, PA. June 16, 2005.

 

Velyvis, V., Franz, A. Parikh, S.  Using the LIFE to assess outcomes in Bipolar Disorder: Reliability and validity

.  6th International Conference on Bipolar Disorder, Pittsburgh, PA. June 17, 2005.

 

Zaretsky, A.E., Velyvis, V.P., & Parikh, S.V. Dysfunctional attitudes in Bipolar Disorder. 6th International Conference on Bipolar Disorder, Pittsburgh, PA. June 17, 2005.

 

Velyvis, V., Franz, A. Parikh, S.  Using the LIFE to assess outcomes in Bipolar Disorder: Reliability and validity

.  Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, Vancouver, B.C. November 2005.

 

Koenig-Nobert, S., Velyvis, V. P., & Parikh, S. V. Coping styles in prodromes of bipolar mania. Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, Vancouver, B.C. November 2005.

 

Parikh, S., Velyvis, V., Yatham, L., Beaulieu, S., Cervantes, P., McQueen, G., Siotis, I., Streiner, D., & Zaretsky, A. Psychoeducation versus CBT in bipolar disorder: A multi-site RCT. 3rd Biennial ISAD Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, March 3-6, 2006.

 

Parikh, S., Velyvis, V., Yatham, L., Beaulieu, S., Cervantes, P., McQueen, G., Siotis, I., Streiner, D., & Zaretsky, A. Using the Longitudinal Interval Follow- up Evaluation (LIFE) to assess outcomes: Reliability, validity and utility. 3rd Biennial ISAD Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, March 3-6, 2006.

 

Parikh, S., Velyvis, V., Yatham, L., Beaulieu, S., Cervantes, P., McQueen, G., Siotis, I., Streiner, D., & Zaretsky, A. Parental functioning in bipolar disorder varies by gender and episode type. 3rd Biennial ISAD Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, March 3-6, 2006.

 

Velyvis, V., Jones, J., Dusek, J., Churchill, D., Nguyen, R., Malachowski, C., Implementing Recovery-Based Practices in Mental Health Settings, March 2009.

 

Jones, J., Velyvis, V.P., Nguyen, R., Nguyen, M., Churchill, D., Dusek, J., Oades, L., Crowe, T., Walking the talk: An evaluation of the effectiveness of a comprehensive recovery-focused organizational transformation in a large specialty mental health organization. Halifax, N.S., October 20, 2009.

 

  1. Jones, V. Velyvis, R. Nguyen, M. Nguyen, D. Churchill, J. Dusek, L. Oades, T. Crowe, Walking the talk: An evaluation of the effectiveness of a comprehensive recovery-focused organizational transformation in a large specialty mental health organization. World Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health, Athens, Greece, September 2 – 6, 2009.

 

Velyvis, V., Parikh, S., Ivanova, A., Chan, S., Anderson, B., & Pezeseng, M. Exploring the Expressed concerns of Bipolar Disorder patients: Directions for psychosocial targets of treatment. 6th Biennial ISAD Conference, Vancouver, B.C., April 16-19, 2010.

 

Dusek, J., Churchill, D., Velyvis, V., Ivanova, I., Flogen, S., Anderson, B., & Hussain, A. Effects of collaborative recovery training on mental health nurse wellbeing and burnout. Nursing Research Day: Advancing Research for Health in our Global Community, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, June 7 2010. 

 

Purdy, T., Ivanova, A., Wu, V., & Velyvis, V. Growing and flourishing. Annual Recovery Day, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Whitby, ON, May 5, 2011.

 

Parikh, S., Velyvis, V., Ivanova, A., & Wu, V. Coping style modification in patients with bipolar disorder I and II following psychosocial treatment. Ninth International Conference on Bipolar Disorder, Pittsburgh, USA, June 9, 2011.

 

Ivanova, A., Velyvis, V., Oades, L., Purdy, T., Jones, J., & Wu, V. Evaluating effectiveness of Flourish: A recovery peer-facilitated self-development program. Second World Congress on Positive Psychology, Philadelphia, USA, July 24, 2011.

 

Teaching Experience:

 

Workshop: SCID: Research Training in Psychiatric Diagnoses. CAMH, January 13 & 14, 2005. 

 

Workshop: Clinician Administered Rating Scales for Mood and Anxiety, Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Atlanta, GA, May 25, 2005

 

Workshop: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada, Scarborough. Presented on May 29, 2005. 

 

Workshop: SCID: Research Training in Psychiatric Diagnoses. CAMH, October 3rd & 4th, 2005. 

 

Workshop: Toronto Rating Scales Workshop, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health, Toronto, February 23, 2006.

 

Workshop: Clinician Rating Scales in Psychiatry Workshop, University of Toronto/ Centre for Addiction & Mental Health, Psychopharmacology Update. Toronto, March 16, 2006.

 

Workshop: Introduction to Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy. Toronto Advanced Professional Educational Services (TAPE), Toronto. Presented December 2, 2006.

 

Workshop: SCID: Research Training in Psychiatric Diagnoses. Dr’s Saulo Castel & Brian Rush research group, Whitby Mental Health Centre & CAMH, December 8th, 2006 & January 5th, 2007. 

 

Workshop: SCID: Research Training in Psychiatric Diagnoses. CAMH, February 26th & 27th, 2007. 

 

Workshop: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Bipolar Disorder. Toronto Advanced Professional Education Services (TAPE), Toronto, January 12, 2007.

 

Workshop: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression. (TAPE), Toronto, June 9th & 10th, 2007.

 

Workshop: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training. Muskoka Parry Sound Community Services, Parry Sound, April 20 &, 21, 2007. 

 

Workshop: Positive and Negative Symptom Scale Workshop, University Health Network, Preceptorship Program, June 18, 2007. 

 

Workshop: SCID: Research Training in Psychiatric Diagnoses. CAMH, October 29th & 30th, 2007. 

 

Workshop: Psychoeducation for Bipolar Disorder. Presented on behalf of CANMAT, January 16, 2008.

 

Workshop: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Bipolar Disorder. Toronto Advanced Professional Educational Services (TAPE), Toronto. Presented April 24, 2008.

 

Workshop: Psychoeducation in Bipolar Disorder . Presented on behalf of CANMAT, Dec. 11, 2008.

 

Workshop: Module 1: How to Generate Research Ideas and Conduct Literature Searches, WMHC, February 25, 2009.

 

Workshop: “Really Understanding Symptoms – Bipolar Videos and Rating Scales”, Bipolar Disorder Preceptorship Program, February 26, 2009. 

 

Workshop: Module 2: “Refining Research Ideas and Beginning to Design Your Study”, Whitby Mental Health Centre, March 25, 2009.

 

Workshop: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Bipolar Disorder. Toronto Advanced Professional Educational Services (TAPE), Toronto. Presented April 23, 2009.

 

Workshop: Module 3: “Selecting Measures”, Whitby Mental Health Centre,  June 3, 2009.

 

Workshop: “The Use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the Treatment of Tinnitus and Misophonia”, OMSA-HCA Annual General Meeting, June 13, 2009.

 

Workshop: Module 4: “Basic Skills for Statistical Database Creation & Management Using SPSS”, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, July 21, 2009. 

 

Workshop: Module 5: “How to Write an Abstract and Prepare a Poster Presentation”, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, October 28, 2009.

 

Workshop: Module 6: “The Basics of Qualitative Research Strategies and Benefits”, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, November 30, 2009.

 

Workshop: SCID: Research Training in Psychiatric Diagnoses. CAMH, October 15 & 19, 2010. 

 

Workshop: Practical Use of Rating Scales for Mood and Anxiety Disorders.  11th Annual Toronto Psychopharmacology Update Day.  Presented March 12, 2011.

 

Workshop: Practical Use of Rating Scales for Mood and Anxiety Disorders.  12th Annual Toronto Psychopharmacology Update Day.  Presented March 10, 2012.

 

Continuing Education & Masters Psychology Program, Adler (2013/4 – 2017 tri-annual): Faculty for courses CBT for:  Depression, Anxiety, Panic, Social Anxiety, OCD, GAD, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, PTSD, CBT for Groups, CBT for Substance  

 

Program Director, York University, Faculty of Health, Health Leadership Learning Network, Recovery Training Institute (1 week professional training course in Mental Health Recovery; August 2012). 

 

Grand Rounds and Invited Talks:

       

Standardized Rating Scales in Clinical & Research Practice.  Presented November 14, 2008. Whitby Mental Health Centre, Whitby, Ontario.

 

A Critical Review of Psychosocial Treatments for Bipolar Disorder in the 21st Century. Presented November 27, 2009. Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Whitby, Ontario.

 

Organizational Implementation of Recovery and Recovery Research

Presented at: Recovery Now Conference; March 26, 2010, Durham Mental Health Services, Whitby ON (Joanne Jones & John Dick, co-presenters)

 

Presentation at the 1 year anniversary: Ontario Shores Shared Journey Celebration; March 31, 2010; Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Whitby ON

 

Longitudinal Follow up Evaluation of the Interprofessional Collaborative Recovery Model: Staff and Consumer 6 month Recovery and Wellness Outcomes. Presented June 29, 2010. CREST.BD Consultation Day, Vancouver, BC.

 

Longitudinal Follow up Evaluation of the Interprofessional Collaborative Recovery Model: Staff and Consumer 6 month Recovery and Wellness Outcomes. Presented June 30, 2010. Department of Psychiatry Research Rounds; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

 

Longitudinal Follow-up Evaluation of the Interprofessional Collaborative Recovery Model: 3 month Staff Recovery and Wellness Outcomes. Presented September 21, 2010. Refocus on Recovery Conference, London, UK.

 

Ontario Shores “Shared Journey” Recovery Training:  Is it Sustainable? Presented October 29, 2010. Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Whitby, Ontario.