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The Nurse Practitioner Perspective – Celebrating Nursing Week 2024

May 6, 2024 – Ever wonder what a day in the life of a nurse at Kinark is truly like? We asked Salena Mohammed, a Nurse Practitioner at Syl Apps Youth Centre, to share a realistic picture of what her work looks like day to day.

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Purple’s Path to Progress: Integrating Care for Dual Diagnosed Youth

March 1, 2024 – We’d like to introduce you to Purple. Purple doesn’t want to be here anymore. Purple doesn’t want to go to school or leave their house. A once creative and engaged child, Purple is now suffering.

Purple is a 15-year-old, non-binary youth who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Purple is a second-generation immigrant who lives with their mom in a basement apartment and has limited time with their dad. The relationship between each parent and the child is strained. Purple is suffering.

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Connection and Collaboration: Dr. Saxton’s Perspective on Psychology

February 8, 2024 – February is Psychology Month. To celebrate, we spoke with some of Kinark’s psychologists as they shared insights into their career journeys and the motivations that fuel their commitment to serving others as compassionate leaders. Psychologists play a crucial role in supporting individuals’ mental health and well-being, and understanding their perspectives can offer valuable insights into the challenges and rewards of the profession.

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New research brief from Kinark Child and Family Services highlights virtual autism services as an effective and sustainable method for the delivery of quality care

January 15, 2024 – Kinark Autism Services, a division of Kinark Child and Family Services (Kinark), has published its latest research brief on best practices in virtual autism services and recommendations to maximize the potential of virtual care to make needed supports more readily available and less costly for families. Kinark is releasing the research brief with the aim of increasing the availability of evidence-based services and support to families in rural, remote, and underserved communities across the province who have been unable to access crucial in-person core services.

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