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Genevieve was a professor at the Occupational Therapy Program at Laval University, Quebec, Canada for 12 years. During this period she taught undergraduate students enrolled in the occupational therapy program in the areas of conceptual models of practice of occupational therapy and rehabilitation, activity analysis, interventions and treatments in mental health, program evaluation and services organization and development, research methods. She supervises 4 masters’ research students one of which has successfully completed her master’s degree in April 2007. Genevieve remains an adjunct professor at Laval University.
Genevieve is also a lecturer at the Master in rehabilitation practices program at the University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada. She teaches graduate students the principles of community rehabilitation as well as concepts of program evaluation. Her teaching experience includes online teaching and learning.
Genevieve is a currently a lecturer in the area of Occupational Science and Therapy in the School of Health and Social Development. She teaches at undergraduate level and supervises honours students.
Unit chair: HSO 206
Unit chair: HSO 401
Unit chair: HSO 402
Lecturing in HSO 411
3 masters research students (Laval University, Canada)
Genevieve’s research interests focus on occupational therapy practice in mental health, especially on eating disorders (ED) and on the different types of interventions available to people with ED. She is also interested in the elaboration, implementation and evaluation of intervention programs, in the organization of health care services, and in the role of the family in the rehabilitation process of people suffering from mental illnesses.
She has been principal investigator in a provincial study on the services offered to children with developmental delays aged 0 to 7 years old in Quebec Canada. She is currently leading an innovative research project in which the impact of a new occupational therapy intervention process is compared with traditional psychiatric treatment of severe depression.
Certificate of excellence from Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (Quebec Funds for Research in Health, Doctoral students’ grants)
Grant from Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (Quebec Funds for Research in Health) Doctoral grant, 2 years
Grant from Réseau de recherche provincial en adaptation-réadaptation (REPAR) (Provincial research network in rehabilitation) Doctoral grant, 1 year
Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec
Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
World Federation of Occupational Therapists
Canadian Evaluation Society
American Evaluation Association
Pathways Rehabilitation and Support Services Inc.
Pépin, G. (2006). Me, an expert? Or how to empower participants through an innovative group technique. Australasian Evaluation Society International Conference, Darwin, Australia, 4-7 September 2006.
Pépin, G. (2006). To jump or not to jump? The art of understanding how people get involved in evaluation. Australasian Evaluation Society International Conference, Darwin, Australia, 4-7 September 2006.
Carriere, M., Pépin, G., Clement, M. & Tetreault, S. (2006). Services for families whose mother suffers from severe mental disorders: OTs challenge and implications. 14th World Congress of Occupational Therapists, Sydney, Australia, 24-28 July 2006.
Pépin, G., Guérette, F. & Jacques P. (2006). When practitioners of psychiatric rehabilitation work together: An innovative experience in Quebec. United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, 5-8 June 2006.
Pépin, G., Lapointe, C., Gascon, H., Ledoux, A., Beaupré, P., Tétreault, S., Dionne, C. & Roy, S. (2006). Early Intervention Programs for Children with a Global Developmental Delay: A Portrait of What Goes on in Quebec, Canada. American Association of Mental Retardation Conference, Montreal, Canada, 3-6 May 2006.