Anne-Sophie Cardinal has a bachelor’s degree with a double major in Art History and French (translation) from the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, a master’s degree in Community and International Development from Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel, and a certificate in Humanitarian Emergency Response offered by a consortium of Canadian universities. She has vast field experience working with refugees and vulnerable populations in Israel and Sub-Saharan Africa. She has also worked on various university research projects, particularly involving the positive impact of green space on mental health, interventions with multi-traumatized refugees and mental health promotion. She is currently working for the mental health promotion program for elementary school age children called Passport: Skills for Life, at Université du Québec à Montréal. Her doctoral thesis, under the supervision of Professor Brian Mishara, explores suicide among veterinarians, animal health technicians and other animal health professionals in Québec, with a particular focus on risk factors and protective factors specific to this professional group.
Subject 1: Suicide
Subject 2: workplace
Subject 3: veterinarians and animal health professionals