Everett, Barbara 1949-

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EVERETT, Barbara 1949-

PERSONAL: Born August 2, 1949, in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada. Education: University of Toronto, B.S. (with honors), 1982, M.S.W., 1984; York University, Ph.D., 1997.

ADDRESSES: Home—56 H West Ave., Toronto, Ontario M4M 2L8, Canada; fax: 416-466-0605. E-mail— [email protected]

CAREER: Queen Street Mental Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, inpatient social worker, 1984-87, community liaison, 1987-88; Homeward, executive director, 1988-97; Canadian Ministry of Health, mental health consultant to Smart Systems for Health, 1997-98, leader of Health Reform Implementation Team, 1998-99; Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, administrative director of Society Women and Health Program, 1999-2000; Canadian Mental Health Association, chief executive officer of Ontario Division, 2000—. University of Toronto, assistant professor of nursing; speaker at other institutions, including Dalhousie University and Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, registered health professional; Supportive Housing Coalition, chair of personnel committee, 1989-93, vice president of board of directors, 1990-91; Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and Addictions Programs, founding chair of Women's Issues Committee, 1991-93, member of board of directors, 1992-97; Quality of Care Coalition, member, 1993-95; Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, member of Qualitative Research Group, 1994—; Provincial Alliance for Mental Health Services, member, 1995-97; Metropolitan Toronto District Health Council, member of individual support/case management work group, 1996; Northeast Public Education Campaign, cochair of implementation team, 2000—.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grant from Women's Health Bureau, 1996-98; scholarship for Schulick School of Business, York University, 2001.


(With R. Gallop) The Link between Childhood Trauma and Mental Illness: Effective Interventions for Mental Health Professionals, Sage Publications (Newbury Park, CA), 2000.

A Fragile Revolution: Consumers and PsychiatricSurvivors Confront the Power of the Mental Health System, Wilfrid Laurier University Press (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), 2000.

Contributor to books, including What Works: Innovation in Community Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Programs, Canadian Scholars Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1993. Contributor to journals, including International Journal of Mental Health, Hospital and Community Psychiatry, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal, Canada's Mental Health, Psychiatry Rounds, and Journal of Mind and Behavior. Member of editorial board, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health.

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