EPN 2018

Delphine Collin Vezina

Delphine Collin Vezina, Speaker at Delphine Collin Vezina: Speaker for Pediatrics Conference
Delphine Collin Vezina
McGill Universit, Canada

Biography:

Delphine Collin-Vézina is the Director of the Centre for Research on Children and Families at McGill University. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor in the McGill School of Social Work and in the Department of Pediatrics. She holds the Nicolas Steinmetz and Gilles Julien Chair in Social Pediatrics in Community. Her program of research focuses on service provision to children and youths living in vulnerable contexts across three themes: (1) child protection responses to sexual abuse of children and youth; (2) trauma-informed care of children and youth in out-ofhome placement; (3) social return of investment models regarding community-based, whole-person services. Provincial and federal granting bodies have extensively funded her program of research. She sits on the boards of influential institutions (e.g. Child Protection Center of the Gregorian Pontifical University; Child Welfare League of Canada). She publishes in well-regarded journals and is regularly invited as a keynote speaker in important scientific and community venues.

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