SUNDAY, JUNE 28

# 21 – Improving social responses to children with disabilities and social challenges

9:00-10:15 21.1 Exploring ‘family’ for disabled children and young people living in and leaving out-of-home care
Mandi MacDonald
  21.2 Evaluation of a pilot training program for caregivers of institutionalized children with disabilities in Egypt
Yosr Kotb, Heba Kotb
  21.3 CONNECTIONS – Working with children who are challenged by social relationships
Donna Ronan, Samantha Rose
# 22 – Empowering foster care children and their caregivers
9:00-10:15 22.1

Clearing hurdles: Implementing an evidence informed fostering practice framework
Meagan Probert, Rob Ryan, Jamie Hodgson

  22.2

Social capital investment for young people transitioning from institutional care
Pamhidzayi Berejena Mhongera

  22.3

Balancing the rights and expectations of foster family and biological family: The role of law in Tanzania
Veronica Gabriel Buchumi

# 23 – Aiming for successful outcomes in foster care children and youth
9:00-10:15 23.1

Adolescent health outcomes and adversity in foster care
Armush Salahadin, Valbona Semovski, Julia Ranieri

  23.2

Promoting successful outcomes for youth in care: Impact of educational, financial, and employment preparation programs.
Violeta Dubov, Chrystal Colquhoun, Wendy Chan

  23.3

Narratives of preschool victims of sexual abuse underscore emotion dysregulation and low expectations of support
Rachel Langevin

# 24 – Promoting Indigenous traditional ways of healing (2)
9:00-10:15 24.1

Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit – The importance of family connections and to traditions, traditional laws and values for wellness
Christine Lund

  24.2

Bringing home the children: How horses are helping one First Nations child welfare agency support Community healing and family reunification
Neil Sioux, Lois Isnana

  24.3

Practise as ceremony
Keleigh Larson, Crystal Arcand

# 25 – Favoring connection and resilience
9:00-10:15 25.1

Towards a better connection – supporting shared parenthood in foster care. Experiences from Perhehoitokumppanit Suomessa Oy
Tuula Kivistö-Pyhtilä, Henriikka Lappalainen

  25.2

Infant feeding in the context of out-of-home care in Australia
Karleen Gribble, Stacy Blythe

  25.3

Kinship care an evidenced-based approach to support identity and resilience for children in alternative care
Myrna McNitt

# 26 – La réalité des jeunes placés : Profils et interventions pour les accompagner / The reality of youth in care: Profiles and supportive interventions
9:00-10:15

26.1

Les profils des jeunes fugueurs suivis en centre de réadaptation : les enjeux de la prise de risque à l’adolescence / Profiles of runaway youth in residential care: Issues regarding risk-taking in adolescence
Sophie Couture

 

26.2

Les organisations d’entraide d’anciens jeunes placés en centres jeunesse, socle de protection dans la transition vers l’âge adulte ? / Peer-support organizations for former youth in care: A protective foundation in the transition to adulthood?
Rosita Vargas Diaz, Isabelle-Ann Leclair-Mallette, Isabelle Lacroix

 

26.3

Le hockey sur glace, la réadaptation et les relations : quel est le lien ? / Ice hockey, rehabilitation, and relationships: What’s the connection?
Michel-Alexandre Rioux, Catherine Laurier, Miguel. M Terradas, Marjorie Carrier

Simultaneous interpretation from French to English available

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