Kwasi Adu-Basowah is a Clinical Manager with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). He is currently managing the Forensic Assessment and Treatment Unit and Forensic General Unit C. Kwasi joined CAMH as a Registered Nurse through the Nursing Graduate Guarantee Initiative in 2011, where he worked on the Complex Care and Recovery (CCR) program’s Acute Care Unit B. In 2016, Kwasi transitioned into a part-time Nurse Educator position supporting the newly developed Nursing Resource Unit (NRU) and curriculum development/orientation for new staff hired via the Nursing Graduate Guarantee Initiative. Kwasi was a recipient of the Barford Advanced Practice Nursing Scholarship from 2014 to 2017. He is a CNA certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse who completed his Master’s degree in Nursing at Ryerson University. Following his Barford internship, he transitioned into the Advanced Practice Clinical Leader position in the CCR program at CAMH supporting Forensic General Units A and B. In this role, he was very involved in several Forensic specific and organizational initiatives. Kwasi is also an adjunct lecturer with the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing where he has been a clinical instructor and mentor.
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