McGill Cares: Understanding and Dealing with Family Conflict

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 12:00to12:30
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Join us on October 19 at noon for the next McGill Cares webcast to support informal caregivers. During candid, 30-minute interviews with leading experts, Claire Webster explores topics related to caring for a loved one with dementia.     

Understanding and Dealing with Family Conflict

Joanne Besner, BSW, MBA, PPCC, and caregiver, received her Bachelor of Social Work and Master of  Business Administration from McGill University, and a Professional Coaching designation from the John Molson Executive Centre at Concordia University. Ms. Besner coaches and facilitates workshops for health care professionals and community organizations, including the McGill University School of Social Work, where she is also an internship liaison supervisor. Her 35-year career in Quebec community health care spans many roles including frontline social work, clinical supervisor, manager, researcher and trainer.  

Ms. Besner will talk about conflicts that can occur between caregivers and family members when looking after a person living with dementia or other illnesses.  She will provide strategies to resolve conflicts in a healthy way.  

This English webcast is free and open to the public.

McGill Cares is supported by the Amelia Saputo Community Outreach for Dementia Care. 

To view the webcast in English, click here at 12 pm EDT on October 19, 2022, when the link will become public and available. 

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