Program

Complete schedule of the event.
Jour 1
25 May 2017
Jour 2
26 May 2017

Welcome speech

Rosalie Julien
Dr Gilles Julien, C.M., O.Q. Social pediatrician, Clinical Director, founder and President

PLENARY – Viewpoints and actions on the complexity of vulnerable children

Interventions with vulnerable children can be very complex: for each situation, there are many problems, multiple diagnostics, and different life contexts. The development of transdisciplinary services that are tailored to...
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Jerry McHale, Professor
Mitch Blair, Professor
Melanie Berry, PhD.

ROUND TABLE – 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...
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Hélène (Sioui) Trudel, C.Q., LL.M., Executive Director and Principal legal advisor
Jerry McHale, Professor
Samira Ahmed
Christian Whalen, LL. B.

PLENARY – Chairholder presentation

What is the mission of research chairs in social pediatrics? What role do they play and what needs to they meet? During this session, holders of research chairs will share...
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Nicolas Steinmetz
Patricia Conrod, Professor
Delphine Collin-Vézina, Ph.D.

WORKSHOP – Chair Nicolas Steinmetz — Gilles Julien en pédiatrie sociale en communauté

With respect to community social pediatrics, several service movements, based on collaborative approaches that support vulnerable children and teenagers, have grown over the past few years. One of these approaches...
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Claudie Bourget, Coordinator of clinical services
Marie-Eve Turcotte, M. Sc.
Véronique Kéna-Cohen
Delphine Collin-Vézina, Ph.D.

WORKSHOP – Chair Dr Julien/Fondation Marcelle et Jean Coutu en pédiatrie sociale en communauté

Vulnerable children are exposed to several developmental risk factors. In their family environments, they are susceptible of experiencing neglect and abuse. On a personal level, many vulnerable children adopt behaviours...
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Christine Doucet, Research Associate
Hanie Edalati, PhD.
Leila Ben Amor, Dr.
Patricia Conrod, Professor

Welcoming remarks and second-day overview

Rosalie Julien
Dr Gilles Julien, C.M., O.Q. Social pediatrician, Clinical Director, founder and President

Special session in honour of Janusz Korczak

Jerry Nussbaum, one of the founders of the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada, will share with us inspirational words about Dr. Janusz Korczak, a pioneer in child advocacy, a fighter...
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Jerry Nussbaum
Hélène (Sioui) Trudel, C.Q., LL.M., Executive Director and Principal legal advisor
Dr Gilles Julien, C.M., O.Q. Social pediatrician, Clinical Director, founder and President

PLENARY – Vulnerable children: A social geography perspective

The concept of proximity is an important aspect of community social pediatrics because there are very few social medicine services that are adapted to the children living in at-risk environments....
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Sharon Goldfeld, Professor
Catherine Roy, Academic associate
Tonino Esposito, Assistant Professor

Plenary- Inspiring community models and approaches to meet the needs of at-risk children

Intervention approaches with vulnerable communities or communities with unique needs require a great adaptability to change and versatility with respect to specific environments. It is thanks to consistent work in...
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Christiane Guay, Professor
Judith Lynam, PhD.
Adriana Matiz, Dr.

Giving children a voice: How can we give children a role in defining public policy?

Children do not vote. It is therefore vital that we give them the opportunity to have their voices heard in order to influence public policy. This session will create a...
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Franco Carnevale, Professor
Hélène (Sioui) Trudel, C.Q., LL.M., Executive Director and Principal legal advisor
Dr Gilles Julien, C.M., O.Q. Social pediatrician, Clinical Director, founder and President

Take-home message and closing remarks

Dr Gilles Julien, C.M., O.Q. Social pediatrician, Clinical Director, founder and President