Cheryl Forchuk

London, ON
Professor and Associate Director of Nursing Research at the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry
Organization/University:University of Western Ontario / Lawson Health Research Institute
Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences / Lawson Health Research Institute, 376
Department:Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing / Dept of Psychiatry
Phone:5196858500 x 77034
Cheryl Forchuk is a Professor at the School of Nursing, and has an appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario and an Assistant Director/Scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute/London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Windsor. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Toronto with a clinical specialty in mental health and her Ph.D. from the College of Nursing at Wayne State. Dr. Forchuk has published on many topics including: denial, recovery, therapeutic relationships, sexuality, transitional discharge and housing. She has published a book through Sage on Peplaus interpersonal theory of nursing. Her current research includes exploring the capacity of the community to create, support, and evaluate housing for psychiatric consumers/survivors, issues related to housing and mental health as well as the transition from hospital to community.
Current Research Projects:Mental health, homelessness, homeless youth, services
Methodological Expertise:participatory action research
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