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1 1  **[[image:Dr. Patrick McGrath.png||style="float: left; padding: 10px; margin-left: 1em; width: 150px;"]] Dr. Patrick McGrath**
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3 -Dr. Patrick McGrath is a clinical psychologist, scientist, senior health administrator and social entrepreneur. He currently is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, at Dalhousie University and Scientist at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia , Chair of the Board of Strongest Families Institute, clinician with CMAP Health and Founder and CEO of 90Second Health. His research focuses on two areas: the use of technology to deliver care and pain in child health. He develops interventions and conducts pragmatic randomized trials to evaluate the interventions. In his clinic, he tackles a wide variety of problems with children and adults from a cognitive behavioural perspective in partnership with his clients and their families. He has published over 350 peer-reviewed papers, 50 book chapters and 14 books. He has received numerous national and international awards and recognitions for his research, mentoring, advocacy and leadership.
3 +Dr. McGrath is a clinical psychologist, scientist, senior health administrator and social entrepreneur. Hecurrently is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University and Scientist at the IWK HealthCentre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chair of the Board of Strongest Families Institute, clinician with CMAPHealth and Founder and CEO of 90Second Health. His research focuses on two areas: the use oftechnology to deliver care and pain in child health. At CHILD-BRIGHT, Dr. McGrath is the co-PrincipleInvestigator of the Strongest Families Neurodevelopmental Program research project. He developsinterventions and conducts pragmatic randomized trials to evaluate the interventions. In his clinic, hetackles a wide variety of problems with children and adults from a cognitive behavioural perspective inpartnership with his clients and their families. He has published over 350 peer-reviewed papers, 50 bookchapters and 14 books. He has received numerous national and international awards.
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6 6  **[[image:Webp.net-resizeimage (4).jpg||style="float: left; padding: 10px; margin-left: 1em; width: 150px;"]] Laurie Geschke**
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8 -Laurie Geschke is a mother, first and foremost. She is also a writer, lobbyist, workshop facilitator, and Advisor on the federally funded RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Program) Helpline. Laurie speaks English, French and some Spanish. She chairs the Board of Directors of the FASD Society of BC, now 20 years in operation at the Asante Centre in Maple Ridge. She also serves on the National Parent Advisory Committee for the Strongest Families Program, a project undertaken by Kids Brain Health Network funded by CBHN. Laurie’s current work-related passions are in the areas of safe, affordable housing for low income individuals and families, and future planning for families with a disabled family member. This includes providing information on creating wills, and the use of trusts and the RDSP as exempt assets so the family member receiving disability benefits in BC can keep receiving those benefits and still receive an inheritance as well.
8 +Laurie Geschke is a mother, first and foremost. She is also a writer, lobbyist, workshop facilitator, and advisor on the federally funded Registered Disability Savings Program (RDSP) Helpline. Laurie speaks English, French and some Spanish. She chairs the Board of Directors of the FASD Society of BC, now 20 years in operation at the Asante Centre in Maple Ridge. She also serves on the Parent Advisory Committee for the Strongest Families Neurodevelopmental research project, funded through the CHILD-BRIGHT Network. Laurie’s current work-related passions are in the areas of safe, affordable housing forlow income individuals and families, and future planning for families with a family member with a disability. This includes providing information on creating wills, and the use of trusts and the RDSP as exempt assets so the family member receiving disability benefits in BC can keep receiving those benefits and still receive an inheritance as well.