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Book Review: The Crazy Game: How I Survived In The Crease And Beyond

  Title: The Crazy Game: How I Survived In The Crease And Beyond Authors: Clint Malarchuk & Dan Robson Published in Canada by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd Date: 2014 Number of pages: 256 Price: 19.99 CAD ISBN: 978-1-44343-247-4 Review by: Micah J. A. Pura, Bsc, Graduate Student Department of Applied Psychology Concordia University of Edmonton The… Read More »

Research Note: Strategies, Tips, and Lessons Learned for Evaluators Working with an Interprofessional Team in Health Care Initiatives

Note by: Uzma Williams, MSc PhD Uzma.Williams@concordia.ab.ca JIC Book Review Editor Evaluation and Measurement Coordinator Sessional Psychology Instructor – Concordia University of Edmonton   In order to support evidence-based decision-making, a partnership between an interprofessional team and an evaluator (or evaluation team) is often formed to objectively measure changes that result from the implementation of… Read More »

Guest post: Reduction of Harm Through Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice

Guest post by Rick Iedema, Professor & Director of the Centre for Team-based Practice & Learning in Health Care at King’s College London. Read more about Rick at the bottom of this post. Interprofessional learning, collaborative practice and integrated care are now at the forefront of healthcare policy makers’ priorities. However, these policy priorities come… Read More »

Book Review: Professional and Practice-based Learning: Interprofessional Simulation in Health Care: Materiality, Embodiment, Interaction

Professional and Practice-based Learning: Interprofessional Simulation in Health Care: Materiality, Embodiment, Interaction; Volume 26 Editor(s): Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren, Hans Rystedt Li Felländer-Tsai, Sofia Nyström. Place of publication and Publisher: Gewerbestrasse 11, 6330 Cham, Switzerland, Springer Nature Switzerland. Date: 2019 Number of Pages: 211 ISBN number: 978-3-030-19541-0 or ebook: 978-3-030-19542-7 Review by: Emily Ray, Student, University… Read More »

Book Review: Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting Practices

Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting Practices Edited by Cordet Smart & Timothy Auburn Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 371 pages 145 CAD (eBook), 180 CAD (hardcover) ISBN: 978-3-319-98227-4 Review by: Kristina Stein, BA, Concordia University of Edmonton   Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting… Read More »

Book Review: Police Response to Mental Health in Canada

Police Response to Mental Health in Canada Edited by Uzma Williams, Daniel J. Jones, and John R. Reddon. Canadian Scholars’ Press, August 2019 342 pages, Print $69.95, eBook $64.95 ISBN: 978-1-773-38145-9 Review by Jenan Halabi, Department of Applied Psychology, Concordia University of Edmonton   Police Response to Mental Health in Canada is an editorial style… Read More »

Guest Blog: Producing Digital Stories as a new IPE resource for teaching and learning

  By Richard Gray & Elizabeth Howkins (Biographies at end of post)   The Background Stories help people make sense of experiences – their own and others. They can be a particularly beneficial way for participants to process difficult, confusing or painful experiences, and to share those experiences with others. Digital stories are short, multi-media… Read More »

Book Review: Therapeutic Justice

  Therapeutic Justice Karen A. Snedker, Springer International Publishing Place Published: Gewerbestrasse 11, 6330 Cham, Switzerland Date: 2018 Pages: 325 Price: Hardcover—$159.0 or Ebook—$119.00 ISBN: 978-3-319-78902-6   Review by Deborah-Rae Chizek, Concordia University of Edmonton   Therapeutic justice by Karen A. Snedker provides and insightful perspective from someone who has personally been touched by mental… Read More »

From Strength to Strength

I am rarely short of words or an imaginative title, at least when it comes to academic publishing, but what a more accurate way to describe the incredible trajectory of the international Journal of Interprofessional Care (JIC). From its humble beginnings in the early 1990s to its meteoric rise in the rankings, culminating to an… Read More »

Book Review: Rape Culture, Gender Violence, and Religion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Rape Culture, Gender Violence, and Religion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Edited by Caroline Blyth, Emily Colgan, Katie B. Edwards Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 222 pages ISBN: 978-3-319-72224-5 (eBook), 978-3-319-72223-8 (Hardcover)   Review by Abigail F. Smith, Concordia University of Edmonton   Through this segment of the Religion and Radicalism series, editors Caroline Blyth, Emily Colgan, and… Read More »