Marika Lussier-Therrien



Former student under the direction of Marie Beaulieu

Research Agent


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previous STUDIES


Title of the master thesis: Older Adult Cyber-Bullying: State of Knowledge and Exploring Future Actions. (Download the detailed description of Marika Lussier-Therrien’s thesis project).

Marika is now a project manager at DIRA-Estrie for a project called "Standing against bullying!"



Master’s degree in Social Work, alternating study/internship (2016), University of Sherbrooke.

Master’s degree in Applied Political Science with a specialization in International Relations and Public Policy (2012), University of Sherbrooke.

Bachelor's degree in Applied Political Science with specialization in International Relations (2009), University of Sherbrooke.

PUBLICATIONS and publications

See the description of Marika Lussier-Therrien's essay project to find out more about related publications and communications.


  • Projects : Quebec Scientifique Watch and Research on Mistreatment of Older Adults in Quebec: Summaries of Scientific Articles :
    • The Quebec Scientific Watch has been updated through a systematic search of English and French data banks covering the years 2014 to 2015. We have also personally contacted the Quebec authors to ensure that nothing was omitted or forgotten;
    • Reading of all relevant written material and drafting of reading grids and summaries;
    • Cross-analysis of all the content of reading summaries for the drafting of scientific articles on mistreatment of older adults. (April 2015 to present)
  • Project : Older Adult Bullying :
    • Has prepared for a presentation on the association between youth and older adult bullying. This presentation will be part of an activity on older adult bullying organized by the Association québécoise de gérontologie (The Quebec Association on Gerontology) and will take place in Quebec City on November 20, 2015. (September to November 2015)
  • Project : Sexual Mistreatment of Older Adult :
    • Has read articles collected by the Chair on sexual mistreatment throughout various research projects in preparation for the Chair’s participation in the Forum on sexual assault held in Montreal on June 16, 2015;
    • Took part in the Forum on sexual assault;
    • Collaborated in the drafting of an article on sexual mistreatment that was submitted to the Université Laval’s Revue Recherches Féministes (journal on feminist teaching, research and action) in September 2015. (June to septembre 2015)
  • Project : Bridging Project: Intersectoral Work Model to Countering Mistreatment of Older Adults :
    • Revision of the Practice Guide, the research report and the literature review. (March 2015)
  • Occasional contributions not related to the Chair's research projects :
    • Contributed to the progress of the work of the Committee on Terminology. (Summer and fall of 2015)

In situation of emergency

If you witness or are victim of a mistreatment situation and wish to obtain information or help, please contact the Elder Abuse Help Line (for Quebec residents).

1 888 489-ABUS (2287)

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Contact details

Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults
Research Centre on Aging – CIUSSS de l'Estrie - CHUS
1036, Belvédère Sud
Sherbrooke (Québec)
J1H 4C4

Telephone : 1 819 780-2220, extension 45621

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