Creating a Caring Community Part 3
Speaker Series on Social Health and Wellness for the Home, School and Community
June 12, 2014
Dr. Bruce Ferguson
Working Together to Make Our Children and Youth Successful
at F.E. Madill Secondary School
231 Madill Dr. Wingham, ON 519-357-1800
Doors open @ 6:30 PM
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Talk by Dr. Bruce Ferguson
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Community resources available
Dr. Bruce Ferguson is a Senior Consultant and the founding Director of the Community Health Systems Resource Group and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). The goals of the organization exemplify Dr. Ferguson’s own vision: To promote success in children and youth by considering all factors essential to well-being including health, home life, school, community life and peer relationships.
Dr. Ferguson works to build networks and improve systems of care and support for children and families. He is an advocate for children and youth, particularly those marginalized by race, poverty, gender, religion or ethnicity.
Dr. Ferguson was a member of the Minister’s Advisory Group on Mental Health and Addictions Strategy which led to Open Minds, Healthy Minds, the Ontario initiative in child and youth mental health. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and currently sits on the MCYS Expert Panel on System Transformation, Co-Chairs the EDU Expert Panel on Accepting Schools and participates in School Mental Health ASSIST.