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November 16th, 2017 Special Screenings

DPJ: The challenges of youth protection

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For several months, Guillaume Sylvestre had unprecedented access to the workers at Quebec’s youth protection agency, the Direction de la protection de la jeunesse, for his film DPJ. His nuanced portrait is the starting point for a discussion of the deep human and social complexities underlying the decisions made by the institution.

The discussion will follow the screening of the film DPJ on November 16 at 8:00pm.

Panelists
- François-Xavier Charlebois ( Chargé de cours à l'École de travail social de l'UQAM et Doctorant en sciences humaines appliquées)
- Guillaume Sylvestre (director)
- Jean-François Chicoine (pediatrician)
- Rafaël St-Pierre (social worker and protagonist)
- Sylvia (protagonist)

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