Kwasi Adu-Basowah is currently a Clinical Manager with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. He began his nursing career in 2011 working on an Acute Schizophrenia unit. In 2016, he transitioned into a part-time Nurse Educator position supporting the newly developed Nursing Resource Unit (NRU) and orientation for new staff hired via the Nursing Graduate Guarantee Initiative. Kwasi was a recipient of the Barford Advanced Practice Nursing Scholarship (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 this role, he was very involved in several Forensic specific and organizational initiatives.
Beyond his achievements, Kwasi is known for his calming and relatable presence as a leader. He recognizes the importance of human connection, and adds this value in spaces he engages in.