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Connecting with Migrant Children and their Families

The Child Psychiatry Department of the Jewish General Hospital,in collaboration with the Couple and Family Therapy Program, M.Sc. (Applied) of the McGill University School of Social Work presents

What Children in Conflict and Disasters Have Taught Me
By Dr. Lynne Jones

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Place: Institute of Community & Family Psychiatry amphitheatre
4333 Côte Sainte-Catherine Road
Montreal, QC
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $150 for healthcare professionals
$100 for students
(cheque or credit card only)

For more information, contact Anita Perrone at 514-340-8222, ext. 25638, or

Presentation in English.


  • Participants will gain knowledge about listening to the voices of children and their families’ experiences of war and disaster
  • Participants will understand the underlying principles of working and communicating with migrant children and their families
  • Participants will be introduced to a practice approach of working with migrant children and families that integrates principles of resilience and children’s capacity to rebound from traumatic experiences


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