"I understand there's a legacy and a reasoning and a discourse that we are all aware of. I guess what is frightening is it is now a political power issue. It's a fragile time and it's done on the backs of the most vulnerable people in the population. To me that mobilizes a tremendous amount of anguish." Jaswant Guzder
Speakers at the 50th anniversary event for the journal of Transcultural Psychiatry discuss diversity, advocacy and specifically address the proposed Charter of Quebec Values.
Panellists from left to right:
Dr. Morton Weinfeld, Chair of Ethnic Studies, McGill
Dr. Jaswant Guzder, Head of Child Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital
Dr. Eric Jarvis, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, McGill. Director of the Cultural Consultation Service
Dr. Cécile Rousseau, Director of Transcultural Child Psychiatry Services, Montreal Children's Hospital
Moderator: Dr. Laurence Kirmayer, head of the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill
To read the open letter Dr. Kirmayer mentions, please visit montrealgazette.com/opinion/Letter+values+charter+would+unhealthy/9033600/story.html
Filmed in Montreal, October 2013. Please note: Due to low audio level, there are subtitles to aid in the comprehension of Dr. Cécile Rousseau's response.
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