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Early Childhood Is Critical to Health Equity

Braveman, P., Acker, J., Arkin, E., Bussel ,J., Wehr, K., and Proctor, D. Early Childhood Is Critical to Health Equity. Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2018. (Open access). This report prepared by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation addresses the issue of health equity and is intended for all actors in the fields of health, […] suite ›
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Addressing Social Determinants of Health Through Medical-Legal Partnerships

Addressing Social Determinants of Health Through Medical-Legal Partnerships. Regenstein, M., Trott, J., Williamson, A., & Theiss, J. (2017). Health Affairs, 37. P. 378-385. Keywords: Partnership, legal aid, social determinants of health, equity. The objective of partnerships between the fields of medicine and law is to address the complex problems faced by vulnerable populations, problems that […] suite ›
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Uncovering cases of sexual abuse: From intuition to disclosure

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2017 Symposium – Jerry Nussbaum – Tribute to Janusz Korczak

Jerry Nussbaum, one of the founders of the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada, share inspirational words about Dr. Janusz Korczak, a pioneer in child advocacy, a fighter for children’s rights, and a worldwide symbol of commitment to the welfare of children and youth. Mr Nussbaum took the opportunity to present the Janusz Korczak Award in […] suite ›
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2017 Symposium – Melanie Berry – Viewpoints and actions on the complexity of vulnerable children

Melanie Berry introduces the added value of applying translational research into the clinical practice. Download Melanie Berry’s presentation suite ›
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2017 Symposium – Jerry McHale – Viewpoints and actions on the complexity of vulnerable children

Jerry McHale talks about legal challenges in the application of legal processes with vulnerable populations. Download Jerry McHale’s presentation suite ›
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2017 Symposium – Judith Lynam – RICHER Model of Social Pediatrics

RICHER Model of SOCIAL PEDIATRICS: Intersectoral Partnerships & Collaboration to Promote Healthy Child Development & Youth Health Rights for Disenfranchised Populations: Judith Lynam highlight the added valueof partnerships in RICHER’s initiative. Download speaker presentation suite ›
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2017 Symposium – Children’s rights: how they are applied on a daily basis and their impact

Children’s best interests must always come first—whether when establishing social policies or making legal decisions for their welfare. But how can we ensure that children’s needs are met and their rights respected when moving from theory to action? How can we measure the impact on children? During this session, speakers who work on a daily […] suite ›
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Case study – Sébastien and neglect

Through the story of Sébastien, Dr. Julien and Julie Desharnais, social worker and Assistant Director General at the Fondation, explain how neglect is perceived and addressed in community social pediatrics. suite ›
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Case Story – Melissa and the child’s rights

Through the story of Melissa, Dr Julien explains how the rights of the child are at the heart of all our interventions in community social pediatrics. Enjoy watching! suite ›
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Nicholas Bala – Best interest and children’s rights: consistent or in conflict?

Nicholas Bala, Professor in the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University, discusses whether adults should make decisions for children or whether children should be involved in the decision-making process, and how to take into account their viewpoints. suite ›
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Annie Lambert – The child’s interests: legal principles and ethical issues

Annie Lambert, Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work at the Université de Sherbrooke, gives the preliminary results of an impact analysis of the use of an ethics committee to assist in clinical decision-making in a youth centre. She shows that despite a discourse strongly focused around achieving the child’s best interests, there is […] suite ›
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Panel – How can we achieve equitable access to health and social services for all Quebec children?

Access to health and social services adapted to their needs of children improves their quality of life and helps ensure their fundamental rights are respected. However, many research studies suggest that vulnerable children and their families do not always make optimal use of available resources. The reasons for this are both contextual (e.g. nature of […] suite ›
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Medecine and law: New Opportunities to Close the Disparity Gap

Zuckerman B. (2012). Medicine and law: new opportunities to close the disparity gap. Pediatrics, 130 (5): 943-944 This article shows how partnerships between medicine and law can help reduce inequalities in health. Read the paper suite ›
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Préambule à la Constitution de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé

Préambule à la Constitution de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé, tel qu’adopté par la Conférence internationale sur la Santé, New York, 19-22 juin 1946; signé le 22 juillet 1946 par les représentants de 61 États. 1946; (Actes officiels de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé, n°. 2, p. 100) et entrés en vigueur le 7 avril 1948. […] suite ›
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Tous responsables de nos enfants

Malgré les chartes et les conventions nationales et internationales, malgré les lois et les efforts des différents gouvernements, comment se fait-il que les droits fondamentaux des enfants soient encore bafoués? Constatant au quotidien cette triste réalité dans les centres de pédiatries sociales de Montréal auxquels ils sont associés, les auteurs nous présentent ici un modèle […] suite ›
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À l’image de nos droits

Dans le cadre d’un atelier de création philosophique, douze élèves de l’école primaire alternative Jonathan ont réfléchi, se sont exprimés et se sont approprié un des droits de l’enfant issu de la Convention de l’Organisation des Nations Unies. Par leurs toiles et leurs paroles, ils désirent maintenant sensibiliser les jeunes et les moins jeunes au […] suite ›
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Comment aborder le droit dans une pratique de pédiatrie sociale en communauté ?

Me Hélène Trudel de la Fondation du Dr Julien explique comment des partenariats avec le monde juridique permettent de réduire, et même d’éliminer certaines des sources de stress toxique que rencontrent les enfants en situation de vulnérabilité. suite ›