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News & Events

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December, 2005 – Montego Bay, Jamaica – On December 6-8, 2005 over 100 participants gathered at Montego Bay, Jamaica for the Jamaica Association of Guidance Counselors in Education (JAGCE) Annual General Conference. The theme of conference was “Professional Counsellor: Agent of Change” with the key note address by Mr. Patrick Smith, Senior Secretary for Member Services, Jamaica Teacher’s Association. The honoree was Dr. Deloris Brissett, Ministry of Education for Jamaica. Intercamhs board member, Dr. Dennis Edwards was part of the organizing committee and Intercamhs members Dr. Paul Giguere, Senior Scientist, Education Development Center, USA and Dr. Michael Linsdey, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work at the University of Maryland, led discussions on approaches to school-based mental health. A number of practitioners expressed interest in and signed up to be members of Intercamhs.

International Meetings

April, 2005 – Dublin, Ireland

The third Intercamhs’ meeting was held in Dublin, Ireland in April 2005 to coincide with the Global Conference for Mental Health Promotion: Going from Strength to Strength. Summaries of the presentations will be available soon.

September, 2004 – Auckland, New Zealand

The second Intercamhs’ meeting was held in Auckland, New Zealand in September 2004, to coincide with the Third World Conference on Mental Health Promotion and the Prevention of Mental Health and Behavioural Disorders.

  • Read summaries of the presentations at the meeting

October, 2003 – Portland, Oregon

The first Intercamhs’ meeting was held in Portland, Oregon, USA, on October 22 2003, and attracted 43 delegates from 11 countries.

  • Read a report of the meeting


A special issue of the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion was published in summer 2004, with all articles contributed by Intercamhs members.