Throughout the conference, researchers from diverse disciplines, backgrounds and professions will share new research on topics related to families and family well-being at the #FAM2019 Poster Sessions.
The poster sessions provide individuals and organizations that study, serve and support families with an opportunity to connect with delegates (and each other) while highlighting research on a broad range of themes/topics related to families and family life.
Below you can find a list of poster presentations that will be at the National Conference in Ottawa. Satellite locations may also have poster sessions – check their satellite event webpages for details.
Preliminary listing only (subject to change) – sign up for the #FAM2019 e-newsletter for updates and announcements!
- Christa Haanstra (The Change Foundation)
- Shedding Light on the Experience of Young Carers
- Adrienne Nan (King’s College London)
- Strong at Home: Canadian Military Families
- Cayleigh Sexton (Powerhouse Project)
- Supporting Young Caregivers in Schools
- Victoria Pileggi, PhD (Children and Youth Grief Network)
- The Crossroads of Grief: Reflecting on Our Work with Marginalized Grieving Youth
- Sophie-Claire Valiquette-Tessier, PhD (University of Ottawa)
- The Modern Canadian Family: The Content of Mother and Father Stereotypes in Diverse Family Contexts
- Isabel Garces Davila, MA (University of Manitoba)
- Intra-provincial variation in mental health services use among children and spouses in Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) families across Ontario
- Linna Tam-Seto, PhD, OT Reg. (Ontario) (Queen’s University)
- Brandon Hey, Alexa Bol and Bonita Varga (Mental Health Commission of Canada)
- Inflection Point: Reflecting on Pan-Canadian Developments in Family Caregiver Engagement for Mental Health and Addictions
Research Lightning Round
The first day of the #FAM2019 conference will include a Research Lightning Round, where presenters will share information and insights on innovative research, programs and projects focused on families and family well-being. Fast-paced, engaging and inspiring, the Research Lightning Round will provide delegates with a snapshot of leading and emerging activities and initiatives under way across Canada, along with opportunities to connect and collaborate.
Subject to change
The Change Foundation
Young Carers in Canada
Canadian Home Care Association
Supporting the Balancing Act of Work and Care
Raquel Betini, PhD, Canadian Institute for Health Information
Jodi Pereira, Heart House Hospice
Why Caregiver Wellbeing Matters
Veterans Affairs Canada
Proposed Well-Being Framework for Military Veterans’ Families
Alla Skomorosky, PhD, Jennifer Lee, PhD, Sanela Dursun, PhD
Director General Military Personnel Research and Analysis, Department of National Defence
Well-Being of Spouses of Recent Ill or Injured CAF Members and Veterans
Shannon Hill, OCT, M. Ed., PhDc
Canadian Secondary School Professionals’ Awareness of the Needs of Military-Connected Children
Sarah May Lindsay, BES, MA, PhDc
Co-Sheltering in Intimate Partner Violence Emergency and Transitional Shelters in Ontario, Canada: Keeping Families Together
Canadian Families and Corrections Network
Prison Families – A Dual Digital World