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The Chair attended major knowledge transfer activities at the regional, national and international levels (December 12, 2016)

International:

Marie Beaulieu took part in the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) that took place in New Orleans (Louisiana) from November 16 to 20, 2016. She gave a presentation on the IPRAS project and she presented a poster related to the ABAM-MF project.

National:

Roxane Leboeuf and Caroline Pelletier gave a presentation as part of the Forum on Best Practices in Residential and Long-Term Care Centres (CHSLDs) organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Services on November 17 and 18, 2016. They discussed the complementarity of approaches in promoting good treatment and countering mistreatment. They also presented an international example of a good treatment practice. You can watch all the Forum presentations on YouTube (In French Only), on the Ministry of Health and Social Services channel or read the PowerPoint documents of the presentations on the Ministry’s website (French version only).

Regional:

Roxane Leboeuf gave a presentation as part of the Forum Estrien (Forum for the Estrie region) organized by Paul Martel, the Regional Coordinator specialized in countering mistreatment for the Estrie region. This presentation was on the progress made in countering mistreatment in Québec from the social, political and scientific standpoint.

As for Marie Beaulieu, she gave a presentation on good treatment in the framework of the Partners’ Forum organized by Renée Desjardins, the Regional Coordinator specialized in countering mistreatment for the Lanaudière region.

Finally, a few local presentations were made, notably with the Women’s Association for Education and Social Action (AFÉAS). On November 15, 2016, Caroline gave a general presentation on older adult bullying and mistreatment. On November 25, 2016, she also gave a presentation on the DAMIA project (Seeking help in a context of older adult bullying and mistreatment) and the partner-oriented research as part of a symposium on research partnership.