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Your Name Jane Hamilton Wilson
School Health & Life Sciences and Community Services
Program Nursing - BScN (McMaster)
Academic and Professional Designations (including credentials and professional associations)

Registered Nurse: College of Nurses Ontario

MHSc: McMaster University

PhD Nursing:  University of Alberta

Professional Home Economist PHEc.

Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses

Title (e.g. Professor, Chair, Researcher, etc.) Professor
Courses Taught

Nursing 2MM3-2NN3 Nursing Concepts in Health and Illness

Nursing 3X-Y04 Professional Nursing Practice

Nursing 2K02 Health and Wellbeing of Diverse Populations

Areas of Expertise & Interest

Mental Health Nursing

Early Intervention for Psychosis

Caregiver supports for families of those with serious mental illness

Anti-Stigma Initiatives for healthcare providers

Mental Health Literacy and Prevention

Family Resilience

Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities

Advisory Council: Member, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Editorial Board : Journal of Mental Health Nursing and Addiction

Member Early Psychosis Program Initiatives Ontario

VP Membership: Ontario Home Economics Association

Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

First Episode Psychosis: Lived Experience of Parent Caregivers 2012

Hearing Voices Simulation: Experiential Learning for Nurses 2009

SPARK MHCC fellow:  College Anti-Stigma Initiative 2012

Consumer Satisfaction Survey: WWNPLC 2012-2016

Identifying frequent Users of Nurse Practitioner Services 2016

Additional Information for your BIO Summary

Jane takes a relational approach to teaching and enjoys challenging students to develop confidence in their decision making. She often enjoys mentoring new BScN graduates.

She is a tireless advocate for those with mental illness and their caregivers. She continually engages with a network of EPPION members provincially.


Her interest in family resilience has lead to her commitment to engage actively with Ontario Home Economics professionals.

 Jane Hamilton Wilson
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