Antiracist Principles and Practices

Dr. Jude Mary Cenat | Psychology, University of Ottawa

PSYC Public Colloquium with Dr. Jude Mary Cénat
 1:00pm to 2:30pm PST
Date: Friday Sept 29, 2023
Location: Zoom
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Join us for the Psychology Department's Public Colloquium featuring Dr. Jude Mary Cénat on Sept. 29, where he will be speaking about anti-racist principles and practices.

In addition, we are working with Dr. Cénat for a possible small group meeting with invited/selected BIPOC students/scholars at later date and time. More details to come! This event is being organized with the Clinical Science Area of the Department of Psychology; we thank them for inviting us to work with them in organizing this event.

About Dr. Jude-Mary Cénat:

Jude Mary Cénat, Ph.D., M.Sc., C.Psych., is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology, Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Black Health and of the Vulnerability, Trauma, Resilience & Culture Research Laboratory (V-TRaC Lab) at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Cénat also holds the University of Ottawa Research Chair on Black health. His research program explores factors associated with vulnerability, trauma, and resilience, with a particular interest in the role of cultural factors; racial disparities in health and social services; and global mental health. He leads major projects on the mental health of Black communities in Canada that documented for the first-time prevalence and factors related to depression, anxiety, PTSD, psychosomatic symptoms, substance use, and other mental health issues among Black individuals in Canada. With his team, he co-developed with the communities, innovative and interdisciplinary projects that influence public policies, help reduce racial disparities in mental health and social services, and build collective resilience. They also developed online trainings (via the bilingual platform which aim to equip mental health professionals to provide culturally appropriate and antiracist care. Dr. Cénat is also a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada.


Registration is required to attend. Please note, there is a registration cap for the event. We ask that you keep your registration status up-to-date - if you are not able to attend, please kindly cancel your registration for the event as soon as possible.