Janet Bertrand graduated from the school of Psychiatric Nursing in 1993.
Since then, she has worked in a variety of settings including acute psychiatry, residential mental health, community nursing supporting those with serious and persistent mental health conditions, and mental health emergency services. Her most recent role within the health authority was supporting individuals who did not fit into current Mental Health Services and were dealing with a variety of issues including significant mental health, substance use and homelessness.
In the last six years, she’s been working with BC Housing as their Health and Housing Nurse. She’s been supporting their directly managed sites, as well as different non-profit housing providers and spent the majority of time supporting homelessness services in a variety of communities.
Janet will deliver the workshop, Anxiety – What It Is, Ways to Cope, and How to Help Others at the 2021 Fall Education Conference on Thursday, October 21.