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Katie Birnie

Pediatric Psychologist
Participates in 1 Session
Dr. Katie Birnie is a registered psychologist in the Vi Riddell Children’s Pain & Rehabilitation Service at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. She has worked with children, adolescents, and their families dealing with chronic medical conditions and mental health concerns at children’s hospitals across Canada, including the IWK Health Centre (Halifax, NS) and The Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto, ON). In addition to clinical care, Dr. Birnie conducts research focused on improving the management of acute and chronic pain in children and adolescents. Her work has been featured in The Globe and Mail and Radio Canada International. Dr. Birnie is a strong advocate for the partnership of youth and their families in health research and practice. She leads #PartneringForPain, a national project that empowers the voice of youth with chronic pain and their families in directing the future of childhood chronic research and care in Canada. Dr. Birnie seeks collaborations to best support the health and wellness of youth, including with healthcare decision makers, school personnel, and families.

Sessions in which Katie Birnie participates

Thursday 13 February, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada)
10:45 AM
10:45 AM
  • Supporting Mental Wellness in Schools
  • Signup required
  • Hyatt - Neilson 3
  • 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM  | 1 hour
  • 1 Hour Session
    Supporting Wellness in the Classroom: Brains, Pains & Mental Health SymposiumDivision 1 - Grades 1-3Division 2 - Grades 4-6Division 3 - Grades 7-9Division 4 - Grades 10-12