Harvey Skinner

Change Your Approach and “Get Unstuck” from Counterproductive Behaviour

“The only people that welcome change are wet babies,” says Harvey Skinner, Dean of the Faculty of Health, who delivered the first staff Lunch’n’Learn session held in the Harry Crowe Room at York’s Keele campus on March 7, 2013, entitled “Getting Unstuck: Demystifying Behaviour Change”. Instead of trying to persuade someone to change, explained Skinner, […]

York’s CIHR Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Holds First Stakeholders Meeting to Shape ASD Research

On Tuesday, January 29, Dr. Jonathan Weiss, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Treatment and Care Research at York, opened the first advisory stakeholders meeting for many in the ASD community in Canada, including nonprofits, government agencies, […]

Software Innovation the Prescription for Health Care Reform

  “I’m a technocrat, but in healthcare that’s not enough. We have to change the way we think about the system,” says William Tatham, CEO of NexJ Systems Inc, a provider of enterprise private cloud software, delivering customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, primarily to the financial services, insurance and healthcare industries. NexJ is also a […]

University and Region join forces to improve mental health of children and youth

York University Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being Group and the York Region Mental Health Collaborative have joined forces to help identify ways to improve the mental health and emotional well-being of children and youth. The two groups signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week outlining their commitment to this joint-initiative at the Markham Convergence Centre […]