The Directorate of Rehabilitation and Multidisciplinary Services, the Multidisciplinary Council and the Clinical Research Coordination team in Rehabilitation of the Directorate of Academic Affairs and Research Ethics invite the healthcare professionals of the CIUSSS West-Central to Midis-Multi for Allied Health.

We aim to highlight the work being done in our CIUSSS West-Central by the diverse members of the multidisciplinary counselrehabilitation, medical technologists and psychosocial services, as well as explore exciting and innovative topics.*

WEDNESDAY MARCH 13, 12h00-12h50 

L’organisation communautaire, la vitamine C du CIUSSS!

Speakers: The virtual lunchtime conference will feature presenters Geneviève Beauchamp, a community organizer and professional coordinator in the Frontline Integrated Services Directorate; Alexandre Savoie, a community organizer for the Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood; and Sami Khalil, a community organizer with Aire Ouverte. The speakers will discuss their unique roles on health and social services teams, where they are active providing care within our network’s neighbourhoods, in close partnership with local organizations:

REGISTRATION: (registration is not required but if you have accessibility needs, please contact ahead of the event)

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 6, 12h00-12h50 

The use of Automatic Real-time Captions in Intervention: Increasing Accessibility for Clients with Hearing Loss

Speakers: Paul Evers, a specialized educator and Jenna Hotton, a speech-language pathologist, both members of the 25+ Adult Team at Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre, will introduce advances in built-in accessibility features in everyday technology that make the world more accessible. The presenters will discuss Google’s Live Transcribe & Sound Notification app, which has been used in clinical practice at the Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre, along with other live-captioning applications that facilitate access to information for people with hearing impairment.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 18, 12h00-12h50

The adapted commentary driving: a novel and personalized approach for our multiclientele drivers and new drivers.

Speakers:  Minh-Thy Truong, Occupational Therapist in the Driving Evaluation and Vehicle Modification program at the the Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre. She will present the innovative approach adapted for our multiclientele drivers and new drivers without the mental load of operating a vehicle.

Advanced practice physiotherapist:  An innovative APProach to care in the Emergency Department 

Speakers: Julie Valiquette, senior professional practice advisor, Reshmi Varghese, physiotherapist, Lynn Gillespie, chief of physiotherapy, Jewish General Hospital

WEDNESDAY JUNE 7, 12h00-13h00

Towards a Holistic Psychosocial Offer of Service for Children and Youth with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

Speakers: Kelly White and Cheng Zeng, Occupational Therapists at the Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre. Children and young people with DCD benefit from a holistic approach to care, through motor-based treatments that incorporate awareness and psycho-social support.



For more information, please contact ou Midis-Multi Team:

CIUSSS-Centre-Ouest-de-l'Ile-de-MontrealCentre de réadaptation Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay