5th International Conference on the Child:


Une conférence sur les divers moyens d’intervenir avant, pendant et après le divorce.

Cinq (5) séances complètes et 30 ateliers.


  • Informer les participants sur les types d’intervention à prendre auprès des enfants touchés par le divorce ou la séparation.

  • Suggérer des moyens d’action à prendre avant, pendant et après le divorce.


  • SADIG RASHEED, Ph.D. Director, Program Division Unicef
  • NICOLE LEBRUN, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Education, University of Quebec in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • LOUISE MORLEY & JIM IFE, Ph.D. Professor And Head, School Of Social Work & Social Policy Curtin University Of Technology Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • KRISTIN M. FERGUSON, M.S.W. Social Work Department, University Of Texas, Arlington Social Work Faculty, The Autonomous University Of Nuevo Leon, Dual Degree Doctoral Program In Comparative Social Welfare Policy And Social Work, Annandale, Virginia, U.S.A.
  • MICHELINE MAYER, Ph.D. Senior Researcher, Institute for the Social Development of Children, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • PIERRE NOLIN, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Group Psychology for the Development of Children, University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
  • SARAH DUFOUR, Ph.D. Research Coordinator, Excellence Center for the Protection of Youth and the Well-Being of Children, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • MARIA STERGIOU, M.A. Doctoral Candidate Department Of Educational And Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


  • JOHN MOULD, M.S.W, R,S.W., Children’s Advocate, Northern Alberta Director, Alberta Family Social Services, President, The Canadian Association of Social Workers, Co-Chair of the Honour Committee
  • LIZ O'NEILL, Executive Director, Big Sisters arid Big Brothers Society, Co-Chair of the Honour Committee
  • HARATA H. BAUCKE, President, Aotearoa New Zealand, Association of Social Workers
  • FRANK CARBONE, President, Rosmar Litho Inc.
  • ANDRE-H. DANDAVINO, M.D., President, Association des médecins de langue française du Canada
  • LINDA KISLOWICZ, Executive Director, Jewish Family Services
  • The Right Honorable ANTONIO LAMER, Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, Special Advisor, Stikeman, Elliott
  • LOUISE LANDRY, President, Ordre des coniseillers et conseilleres d’orientation et des psychoéducateurs et psychoéducatrices du Québec
  • JACK W. LEE, G.M., F.I.B.A., Member, Order of Canada
  • HENRI MASSE, President, Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ)
  • PAT MINICUCCI, Senior Vice-President, Retail and SME Banking, Quebec Region, Scotia Bank
  • EUGENIA REPETUR MORENO, M.S.W.(Equlv), Executive Director, Canadian Association of Social Workers
  • BRIAN F. O'NEILL, Consultant, National Hockey League
  • MONIQUE COTÉ PETIT, President, Executive Director, Association des puéricultrices de la Province de Québec
  • AILSON PALIN, Director General, Hilton Montreal Airport Hotel
  • JOHN RUGGIERI, Principal, Di Caprio Ruggieri Inc., Member of the Board of Directors, Indemnity Fund of Bureau des services financiers
  • MICHELE THIBODEAU-DEGUIRE, President and Executive Director, Centraide of Greater Montreal
  • PETER B. YEOMANS, Mayor of City of Dorval


  • Honorable HERBERT MARX, Justice Quebec Superior Court Legal Department, Co-Chair of the Scientific Committee
  • WILLIAM ROWE, D.S.W., Director, School of Social Work, McGill University, Co-Chair of the Scientific Committee
  • EDGAR A. MACLEOD, B.A., Vice-President, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, Chief of Police, Cape Breton Regional Police Service, Co-President of the Scientific Committee
  • PETER ALLIK-PETERSENN, B.A., LL,B, Lawyer and Family Mediator, Director, O.P.C.R, British Columbia
  • ADRIAN BERCOVICI, Executive Director, Generations Foundation
  • DORIVAL C. BRUNI, Ph.D., Professor, University of Rio de Janeiro
  • RICHARD CLOUTIER, Ph.D., Professor, Psychology, Université Laval à Québec
  • KATHERINE COVELL, Ph.D., Professor, Psychology, University College Cape Breton, Director, Children’s Rights Center
  • DOMINIC D'ABATE, Ph.D., Accredited Family Mediator, Director, Consensus Mediation Center
  • RICAARDOE DI DONE, Founding President, O.P.C.R., President of the 5th international conference
  • ANTONIO DISCEPOLA, E.A., B.C.L., Judge, Municipal Court in Montreal
  • Me ANGELA FICCA, B.A., LL.L., LL.M., Lawyer, O.P.C.R.
  • BERNARD FORTIN, B.A., L.L., L. Péd., Responsible for the Organizing Committee
  • Me RICHARD GOLDMAN, B.A., B,C.L., LL.B., Legal Clinic Supervisor, Project Genesis
  • DONALD HORNE, Executive Director, Kahnawake Community Services
  • BRIAN R. HOWE, Ph.D., Professor, Political Science, University College Cape Breton, Director, Children’s Rights Centre
  • CARL LACHARITÉ, PhD., Professor, Psychology and Director of GREDEF, Université du Québec a Trois-Rivieres
  • FRANCE LAURENDEAU, Director, Research Department, Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec
  • Me HUGUES LETOURNEAU, LL.M., Legal Department, Youth Centers of Montreal
  • JUSTIN LÉVESQUE, Ph.D., Professor, School of Social Work, University of Montreal
  • Me TONY MANGLAVITI, B.A., LL.L., Commissioner, Immigration and Refugee Board
  • RASHMI MAYUR, Ph.D., Director, International Institute for Sustainable Future, President, People’s Global Assembly, United Nations, Mumbai, India
  • ALDO MORRONE, B.A., Family Mediator, Family Mediation Service of Youth Centers of Montreal
  • ARTHUR NEUMANN, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Director, O.P.C.R. Alberta
  • GODWIN O. OHIWEREI, Ph.D., Chairman, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, New Jersey City University
  • JEAN PANET-RAYMOND, LL.L., M.Sc., Professor, School of Social Work, University of Montreal
  • LAUREL ROTHMAN, M.S.W., National Coordinator, Campaign 2000, Director of Social Action, Family Service Association, Judge, Municipal Court in Montreal of Toronto
  • JOANNE ROULSTON, M.S.W., Director, National Council of Welfare
  • FRANÇOIS RUEGG, Ph.D., Anthropologist, Lecturer and Director of Research, Institute of Ethnology of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • KATHERINE SCOTT, MES, Senior Policy Associate, Canadian Council on Social Development
  • PHILIP SHAPOSNICK, BA., B.C,L., Lawyer and Family Mediator, Interlex Group of Canada
  • Father JOE SULLIVAN, B.Th., St. Aloyslus Parish
  • Father JOHN WALSH, B.Ph,, S.S.L., S,T.L, St. John Brebeuf
  • CINDY WIGGINS, B.A., Senior Researcher, Canadian Labor Congress