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Dr Barry Zuckerman: Outside In – Medical Legal Partnership and Beyond

Dr. Barry Zuckerman, Professor and Chair Emeritus of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, discusses the importance of supporting parents to meet the aspirations they have for their children, focusing on overcoming barriers, and keeping in mind that the best way to help children is to help their parents, but the best […] suite ›
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Éric Trapenniers – Experential systemic approach: new perspectives to help children in difficulty in their family

Éric Trappeniers, psychotherapist at the Institut d’études de la famille in Toulouse, explains an approach in which the healer is interested in the relations between individuals, as well as the function of the symptom, defining the latter as an adaptive behavior to a problem. 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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Dre Meta Van Den Heuvel – How well does the Nipissing District Developmental screen (NDDS) identify communication problems in infants?

Dr. Meta Van Den Heuvel, a pediatric fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, compares the results of the Nipissing District Developmental Screen (NDDS), a measurement tool strongly recommanded by the Ontario government for identifying developmental problems, with the Infant Toddler Checklist (ITC), a validated questionnaire designed to detect communication problems and autism. […] suite ›
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Catherine Pugnaire Gros – Caring for youth at risk of suicide: what do children and parents find helpful?

Catherine Pugnaire Gros, Assistant Professor at McGill University’s Ingram School of Nursing, and Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, presents a study that identified effective nursing interventions for suicidal children and teenagers receiving inpatient psychiatric care. She shows that involving children and adolecents in decision-making around their care is beneficial for […] suite ›
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Dr Jaswant Guzder – Lessons from working with high-risk Caribbean families

Jaswant Guzder, Director of the Childhood Disorders Day Hospital at the Jewish General Hospital (Montreal), and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University, shares lessons learned from the Dream a World Cultural Therapy. This multi-modal intervention for resilience promotion in vulnerable children was set up in Jamaica in 2005 through a collaboration between the University […] 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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Dr Ingrid Tyler – Realist synthesis addressing early childhood initiatives combining a public health, social determinants and community-based approach with clinical care

Ingrid Tyler, a physician and researcher at Public Health Ontario (PHO) and assistant professor at the University of Toronto, reviewed the evidence on social pediatrics programs and policies in order to provide an explanatory analysis of how and why certain policies work while others don’t. In her presentation, she focuses on Every Child Matters: Change […] suite ›
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Jeanne-Marie Rugira and Dr Gilles Julien – Community strategies to improve our children’s well-being

They are both interested in people living in vulnerable situation. They both opened their door to others to create relationships and learn from adversities. In this inspiring talk, Jeanne-Marie Rugira – Professor in the Department of Psychosociology and Social Work at the Université du Québec à Rimouski – and Dr. Gilles Julien – pediatrician, clinical […] suite ›
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Scientific Café: How can we transform the environment to improve children’s health-related quality of life ?

Medicine at the Université de Montréal School of Public Health. In this scientific café, she draws attention to the paradox that exists between the willingness to design safe public play areas for children and the necessity to let them take risks in order for them to develop fully. ­ Jean-Patrick Toussaint, Science Projects Manager at […] suite ›
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Lila Guirguis & Moira Inkelas – How to reach 35,000 children through community mobilization

Lila Guirguis, Director of the Magnolia Community Initiative, and Moira Inkelas, Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, discuss a strategy for improving the well-being of the population at the community level, taking into account that each community is unique. suite ›
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Dr Luis Rajmil – How to measure the impact of interventions on the quality of life of children?

Dr. Luis Rajmil, senior researcher at the Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research, discusses interventions to improve the quality of life in children and how their impact can be measured. suite ›
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Michael Meaney : Parental regulation of the structure and function of the genome in the offspring: implications for treatment programs targeting the social environment

Le Dr Michael Meaney, Professeur James McGill dans les Départements de psychiatrie et de neurologie et neurochirurgie à Université McGill et chercheur à l’Institut Douglas, discute de la recherche sur les facteurs qui influencent le développement de différences individuelles dans le cerveau durant la période prénatale. suite ›
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Dr. Jean Clinton – Connection is the key: How emotional connections within the family can have a buffering effect on the social determinants of health

Dr. Jean Clinton, Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University, explains the importance of making connections with the most vulnerable, to embody a state of whole heartedness and prioritize the development of relationships, touching upon relational health and how encounters and experiences have a role in brain development. suite ›