Thoughts on Record: Podcast of the Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Dr. Kim Corace, C.Psych: Managing Substance Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 26, 2020 Season 1 Episode 18
Thoughts on Record: Podcast of the Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Dr. Kim Corace, C.Psych: Managing Substance Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Thoughts on Record: Podcast of the Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Dr. Kim Corace, C.Psych: Managing Substance Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr 26, 2020 Season 1 Episode 18

Dr. Corace is the Director of Clinical Programming and Research in the Substance Use and Concurrent Disorders Program and the Executive Lead of the MindAbility Program at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at University of Ottawa, an Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University, a Clinical Investigator with the Institute of Mental Health Research, and a Clinical Health Psychologist. Working at provincial, national, and international levels, her work focuses on improving treatment access and outcomes for vulnerable populations struggling with substance use and mental health co-morbidities, with a focus on developing collaborative care models. She contributes her expertise to numerous standards and guidelines committees as well as policy development initiatives to improve mental health and addictions care, including serving as the Canadian representative to the United Nations (UN) Office on Drugs and Crime Expert Group on the Treatment of Drug Use Disorders in people affected by Mental and Somatic Co-morbidities. She was the recipient of The Royal’s 12th Annual Inspiration Award in the Young Researcher Category (2015). In 2013, the Ontario Ministry of Health Innovation Fund awarded the “Best Innovation in Mental Health Care Delivery” to Dr Corace and her colleague for our Regional Opioid Intervention Service. Dr. Corace is the President Elect of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), and Chairs the CPA Opioid Crisis Task Force.

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Dr. Corace is the Director of Clinical Programming and Research in the Substance Use and Concurrent Disorders Program and the Executive Lead of the MindAbility Program at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at University of Ottawa, an Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University, a Clinical Investigator with the Institute of Mental Health Research, and a Clinical Health Psychologist. Working at provincial, national, and international levels, her work focuses on improving treatment access and outcomes for vulnerable populations struggling with substance use and mental health co-morbidities, with a focus on developing collaborative care models. She contributes her expertise to numerous standards and guidelines committees as well as policy development initiatives to improve mental health and addictions care, including serving as the Canadian representative to the United Nations (UN) Office on Drugs and Crime Expert Group on the Treatment of Drug Use Disorders in people affected by Mental and Somatic Co-morbidities. She was the recipient of The Royal’s 12th Annual Inspiration Award in the Young Researcher Category (2015). In 2013, the Ontario Ministry of Health Innovation Fund awarded the “Best Innovation in Mental Health Care Delivery” to Dr Corace and her colleague for our Regional Opioid Intervention Service. Dr. Corace is the President Elect of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), and Chairs the CPA Opioid Crisis Task Force.