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During the month of October, five members of the Chair participated in the 45th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association of Gerontology (CAG). (November 22, 2016)

  • Audrey, with the collaboration of Marie Beaulieu, presented a poster on the results of her master’s essay in Social Work that focused on the effects of the In Hand-Respect Seniors Practice Guide on the practitioners’ practice;
  • Marie-Ève, with the collaboration of Marie Beaulieu, Roxane Leboeuf and Caroline Pelletier presented a poster on Bullying as a Strategy for Mistreatment of Older Adults: A Review of Situations Submitted to Users’ Committees.
  • Jordan, with the collaboration of Marie Beaulieu, presented a poster on his master’s essay in Social Work at the University of Sherbrooke. The topic of his poster was: Professionalization Issues of Volunteering in Countering Material and Financial Mistreatment of Older Adults.
  • Caroline made two presentations. The first one on the DAMIA project (Help seeking for older adult mistreatment and bullying) in collaboration with Marie Beaulieu and DIRA-Estrie, a partner for this project. The second one was on the analysis of literature review carried out on mistreatment and bullying for her PhD thesis.

As for Marie Beaulieu, she made a presentation on the ABAM-MF project (Volunteering to Counter Material and Financial Mistreatment of Older Adults) with the collaboration of all members of the research team, as well as a presentation on the IPRAS project (Integrated Police Response for Abused Seniors) in collaboration with all members of the research team and the SPVM. She also contributed to the presentation of Julie Castonguay on factors that encourage and hinder volunteering of first-born children of the baby-boom era in community organizations focusing on home support services for older adults. Finally, she contributed to the presentation of Lynn McDonald on the use of the NICE (National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly) evaluation tool.

Well, let’s say that the Chair was very active in transferring knowledge throughout Canada!