Evaluating Indigenous Needs on Ontario Post-Secondary Campuses
In this webinar, we invite Megan VanEvery, Indigenous Post-Secondary Knowledge and Research Lead at CICMH, to present the results of the Centre’s recent needs assessment for Indigenous staff and students in Ontario. Come hear about the barriers facing Indigenous students in accessing mental health services, Indigenous-specific mental health supports available on campus, as well as student and staff perspectives on how services can be improved. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period.
Megan VanEvery resides on the Six Nation’s of the Grand River and belongs to the Seneca Nation and Turtle Clan. She obtained her undergraduate and Master’s degree in Criminology from Wilfrid Laurier University. Her research focuses on social justice issues faced amongst Indigenous communities. Through her previous work experiences as a Cultural Mentor for Indigenous students; Project Coordinator and as a Community Researcher she continues to advocate and improve the wellbeing of her community members.