Trauma Informed Care: Male Eating Disorders
Presented by the Trauma Informed Care Collective, a student group at Bloomberg Nursing
May 24, 2023 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM | Online via Zoom
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Join Bloomberg Nursing students and the Trauma Informed Care Collective for this educational event that will bring together three expert voices, Dr. Kyle T. Ganson a professor from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Michelle Scott, an Occupational Therapist and Counsellor at Eating Disorder of York Region, and Gregory Walters, a writer and educator who have a personal experience with an eating disorder, to discuss trauma-informed care for individuals with male eating disorders, a topic not often discussed when we think of disordered eating.
Dr. Kyle Ganson
Kyle T. Ganson, PhD, MSW joined the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work in July 2020 after completing his doctorate degree at Simmons University School of Social Work. Kyle also served as an adjunct instructor at Simmons University for over 5 years where he taught clinical practice and research courses. Kyle is a licensed clinical social worker in both Maine and Massachusetts and has over 7 years of post-masters clinical practice experience working with adolescents and adults in a variety of mental health care settings. His clinical experience has largely focused on individuals and families experiencing major mental health concerns, with a particular interest and expertise in eating disorders treatment.
Michelle Scott obtained her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MScOT) from the University of Toronto and is a registered member of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She is currently an Occupational Therapist and Counsellor at Eating Disorder of York Region. As an avid musician she performs at Songs to Recovery concerts and art shows. Michelle is the videographer who created all of the recent videos on Riverwalk’s YouTube channel HopeforED, as well as contributing to and editing the film “Self Destructing to Survive”.
Gregory Walters is a writer and educator living in Vancouver. He is the writer of CBC’s First Person stories column where he discusses his personal experiences with an eating disorder.