Lisa Ali, BA, BSW, MSW, MHSc
Senior Director Clinical Strategy and Services
Canadian Mental Health Association - Peel Dufferin
Lisa Ali is the Senior Director, Clinical Strategy and Services at the Canadian Mental Health Association - Peel Dufferin. Lisa has almost fifteen years of combined clinical, managerial and planning experience with Ontario’s health care system. She has a Master of Social Work from York University and a Master of Health Administration at the University of Toronto. In addition to managing the Case Management Program, Lisa has led several CMHA Peel Dufferin system projects to determine community needs and expanded access to care and improved people’s experience with the mental health and addiction system.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background/Rationale: Since Covid 19 hit our communities, providers have been challenged virtual team communication and delivering virtual service to clients and caregivers. Catalyzed by these challenges, interprofessional and interorganization collaboration have advancing innovations in virtual teaching and care. In collaboration with the Canadian Mental Health Association Peel Dufferin (CMHA PD) and the University of Toronto Centre for Interprofessional Education (IPE), the existing BOOST! (Building Optimal Outcome from Successful Teamwork) team-based care program was adapted to develop…