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Social Science Week

February 4

8:30 am Digital Distraction
• Cyndy Borden, Coordinator of Educational Technologies, St. George’s High School
• Lisa Courte, Counsellor, Dawson College
• Dianne Hawryluck, Academic Advisor, Dawson College (intro/moderator)
• Rafael Scapin, Coordinator, Educational Technologies, Dawson College

10:00 am Big Law: Fact v. Fiction
Simon Finch, Lawyer and Senior Banking Partner with the Law Firm of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
*Sponsored by the Psychology Profile

11:30 am Canada’s Youth Homelessness Crisis: Education within a Human Rights Response
Jayne Malenfant, McGill University
Naomi Nichols, McGill University
Dave Dumouchel, Dans la Rue
*Sponsored by S.P.A.C.E.

1:00 pm On Writing Literary Historical Fiction
Jocelyn Parr, Dawson History Professor and Author of the novel “Uncertain Weights and Measures” shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award Canada Adult Fiction.

2:30 pm How Can We prevent Radicalization Leading to Violence? The CPRLV’s “What if I was wrong, When we talk, we learn” Awareness Campaign
Roxanne Martel-Perron, CPRLV
Aurélie Girard, CPRLV

4:00 pm The Complexities of Youth Protection: Intervention, Law, and Care
Effie Vardatsikos, Batshaw Department of Youth Protection-Child Services

6:30 pm (*Continuing Education Session)
Birth of a Family – Film Screening (79 Minutes)
Director Tasha Hubbard (2016)
Organized by the Dawson College First Peoples’ Initiative and Cinema Politica


5B.16, Multi Purpose Room
3040 Sherbrooke St. W
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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