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Biography

Prof. Heath is a James McGill Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University. Her research program explores resilience and adaptive functioning in young people at-risk (children, adolescents, and young adults). She is a founding member, and past President, of the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), and the recipient of the Canadian Committee of Graduate Students in Education’s 2011 Mentorship Award in recognition of her outstanding support for graduate students in education. She has published and presented extensively on topics related to mental health and resilience in educational settings, is an internationally recognized leader in the area of self-injury in educational settings and has worked in collaboration with schools for more than 20 years. 

Location

McGill University, Montreal (Canada)