We will advance the understanding of relationship-centredness and reflective capacity RC2 in learning and health. We will enhance the capacity of patients, clinicians, faculty, learners, families and community members to engage with one another in addressing the experiences of individuals living with mental illness for improved quality of and equitable access to care.
Focus Areas identified in the 2013 Divisional strategic plan:
Shape the RC2 field through research and innovation.
Become an essential resource for education scholarship and faculty development in RC2 across the Faculty of Medicine in which reflective and relational practices are a core aspect of training to promote the mental well-being of patients, families, clinicians and medical trainees.
Contribute to knowledge exchange about experience of illness and recovery using RC2 approaches including the roles and interests of patients and families as mental health educators