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PROGRAMMES

DAY 1: WEDNESDAY 4th JANUARY 2017 Venue: RBS Auditorium (7th Floor)

15.30 –20.00

Registration and Inauguration

Tea(7th floor)

20:00

Dinner (GLC)

 

DAY 2: THURSDAY, 5th JANUARY 2017

09.00 –9.05

Recap of the previous day

Venue:RBS Auditorium

09.05-10.45

PLENARY SESSIONS I

Venue:RBS Auditorium

09.05 - 09.30

Session 1
Dr Lynette Joubert,
senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne, Honorary Associate Professor at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Honorary Professor at Universite France-Comte, France

Chair: Dr Philip Liard, Vice Provost Trinity Western University, Canada

09.30 - 09.55

Session 2
Paper Title : Cross-cultural Healthy Ageing Framework

Dr Tina Wu, Trinity Western University 

09.55 - 10.20

Session 3

Paper Title: Mental health care services for older persons in India                

Dr IllangoPonnusamy,

Professor and Head, Dept of Social Work, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli

10.20 –10.45

 

Session 4

Paper title: Rise of lifestyle-related chronic diseases in low to middle-income countries. 

Prof.  Brian Oldenburg, Head of the ENCORE program-Collaboration between Australia and India

10.45 - 10.55                  Conclusions by the chair

10.55-11.30

Tea break & Group photo

 

11.30-13.00

PLENARY SESSION II

Venue: RBS Auditorium( 7th floor)

 

11.30 – 11.50

 

 

Session 1
Paper title: 'Neurological issues in Ageing and its management; Indian Perspective'

Dr. Subbulakshmy Natarajan MBBS

Chair: Dr Joan Pittman

 Clinical Assistant Professor,

Director of the MSW Program

at Shady Grove, Co Chair,

Clinical Concentration

11.50 – 12. 10

 

Session 2

Paper Title: Neurological Disorders in Elderly; International Perspectives and management

Dr Jacques Joubert

Melbourne University

 

12.10 – 12.30

 

Session 3
Financially Sustainable Supportive Care within Canada’s Aging Population:  The Elim Village Example

Dr Philip Liard – Vice Provost Trinity Western University, Canada

 

12.30-12.50

Session4

Intersection of mental health and aging in the US

Dr Debbie Gioia, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, USA

12.50-13.00

Conclusions by the chair

13.05 - 14.00

Lunch (4th floor)

 

14.00-15.30

PAPER PRESENTATIONS – Six venues

 

Adding health to 'years': Ageing, health and development

Health characteristics of older persons

International legal and policy frameworks

Venue: Conference hall (3rd floor)

Chair: Dr Belinda Cash

Lecturer in Social Work and Human Services, Australia

 

Healthy Ageing: Ageing, health and functioning Trajectories of Healthy Ageing Public-health framework for Healthy Ageing Demand for and barriers to health services

Venue : Class room2   (2nd Floor)

Chair: Dr FrPrasantPalakkapillil CMI
President, Kerala Association Professional Social Workers (KAPS)

 

Family — care systems

Session I

Current approaches to long-term care Evidence based interventions Evidence based models of building workforce capacity and supporting family caregivers

Venue: Class room 4 (3rd floor)        

    

Chair: Dr Jed Metzger
Associate Professor in Social Work, Nazareth College, USA

 

Family-Care Systems

Session II

Current approaches to long-term care Evidence based interventions Evidence based models of building workforce capacity and supporting family caregivers

Venue: Class room 5 (3rd floor)

 

Chair :Dr Fr Varghese K Varghese

Head, Dept of Psychology

RCSS

 

Towards an age-friendly world Interventions to enable the Elderly persons to: • Learn, grow and make decisions • Be mobile • Build and maintain relationships • Contribute • Have access to Basic Needs

Venue: Samanwaya  (5th floor)

 

Chair: Ms Eveline Le Roy,
Coordinator international relations Applied Social Studies at Vives University College, Belgium

 

Chair: Ms Eveline Le Roy,
Coordinator international relations Applied Social Studies at Vives University College, Belgium

Venue: Concordia ( 5th floor)

 

Chair: Dr Mary Venus
Dean-Research,

Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kerala, India

15:30-15:45

Tea break

 

 

15.45-17.45

WORKSHOPS (Parallel Sessions)

 

 

Workshop I:Venue: RBS Auditorium (7th Floor)

Research on Healthy ageing

 

 

 

Dr A.T. Jotheeswaran,Technical Officer(Epidemiologist),Department of Ageing and Life Course,WHO

 

 

Prof. Brian Oldenburg,University of Melbourne

 

 

Dr Lynette Joubert, senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne, Honorary Associate Professor at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Honorary Professor at Universite France-Comte, France

 

 

Paper Title: “No monetary help! We need emotional and physical support in old age…!”-Expectations of sandwiched generation from their children in urban settings

Dr.Manasi Bawdekar, Associate Director-Research, College of Social work,NirmalaNiketan

 

 

Workshop II: Venue: RBS - Conference hall (3rd Floor)

Holistic Health models

(20 minutes each)

 

 

Pakalveedu:MsMariyaTency,RajagiriOutREACH

 

 

MAGICS: Mr Johns Augustine

 

 

Kudumbasree Mission:MsTany Thomas, Director, Ernakulam

 

 

Help Age India: Mr. Biju Mathew, State head, Help Age India

 

 

Paper Title: Education and support for exceptionally gifted children

Ms Al┼żbetaNovotná,Principal and author of APROGEN, School for Gifted Children and Secondary Grammar School

 

18.30- 20.00

Cultural Night Venue : Chavara Hall

 

20.00

Dinner Venue : Chavara Hall

 

 

DAY 3 : FRIDAY, 6th JANUARY 2017

 

09.00-09.05

Recap of the previous day

 

09.00 – 11.00

PLENARY SESSIONS I

Venue:RBS Auditorium (7th Floor)

 

09.05 - 09.20

 

Session 1

Paper Title: Social work in the Slovak Republic

Dr Alena Novotna, Faculty of Education, Catholic University in Ruzomberok, Slovakia

 

Chair: Dr Tina Wu, PhD, MSW, RSW, RCC Faculty/Coordinator/Advisor, MA in Leadership, Trinity Western University BC Registered Multilingual Clinical Counsellor/Social Worker/Consultant

 

09.20 - 09.40

 

Session 2

Paper Title: Implications for building intergenerational and intercommunity relations.

Dr Janet Carter Anand, Professor, International Social Work, Eastern Finland University

 

09.40 - 10.00

 

Session 3
Paper Title: Home care for the elderly: needs? Answers? Region of South-West- Flanders, Belgium

Ms Isabel Steverlynck,Vives University, Belgium

 

10.00-10.20

Session 4

Paper Title : Social Determinants of Health for Older Adults: Global Trends and Trajectories of Health and Well –Being

Dr Jed Metzger

Associate professor of Social Work

Nazareth College

 

10.20 - 10.40

 

Session 5

Paper Title: Building Resilience of Elderly post 2015 Nepal Earthquakes:  Learning from social work interventions of Nepal School of Social Work.

Ms.PradeepthaKadambari

Nepal School of Social Work

 

10.40-11.00

 

Session 6

Growing old gracefully: challenges faced by the elderly in rural communities

Dr TatendaManomano, Lecturer, University of Free state South Africa

 

 

11.00-11.10

Conclusions by the chair

11.10 - 11.25

Tea break

 

11.25-13.30

PLENARY SESSIONS II

Venue:RBS Auditorium (7th Floor)

 

11.30-11.50

 

Session 1

Addressing social security and health care needs of older adults in India: Lessons from other nations.

Dr Johny Augustine-Associate Professor, St Ambrose University, USA

 

 

Chair: Dr Janet Carter Anand, Professor, International Social Work, Eastern Finland University

11.50-12.10

 

Session 2

Paper Title: Informal care for the elderly in Flanders -BELGIUM

Ms Eveline Le Roy, Vives University, Belgium

 

12.10-12.30

Session 3

Paper Title: Evidence based group work models used in the US with the aging population

Dr Joan Pittman, Clinical Assistant Professor & Director of the MSW Program at Shady Grove, USA

 

12.30-12.50

Session 4

Flourishing Niche- Empowering older people in a constrained environment

Dr KalpanaGoel, Lecturer School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy University of South Australia

12.50-13.10

 

A critical understanding of family care giving

Dr Belinda Cash, Lecturer in Social Work and Human Services, Australia

 

 

Session 6

Paper Title: Violence against others (research in the Slovak Republic and Poland)

Dr Anna Zilova, Faculty of Education Catholic University in Ruzomberok, Slovakia

 

 

 

Conclusions by the chair

13.30-14.30                

Lunch Break

 

 

14.30-15.30

PANEL DISCUSSION

 

 

Dr Lynette Joubert

 

Chair: Prof.Keith Gomez, Professor of Medical and Psychiatric Social Work and Student Counsellor, Loyola College, Chennai

 

Dr Joan Pittman

 

 

Dr Janet Carter

 

 

Dr Tina Wu

 

 

Ms Eveline Le Roy

15.30-15.45

Tea break

 

 

15.45-16.30

VALEDICTORY

 

 

 

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