An Escape Room on Older Adult Mistreatment
Date: June 15, 2020
Schedule: 12:00 to 13:00
- Scott DeJong, M.A., Concordia University; Student member, ACT Project
- Constance Lafontaine, M.A., PhD., Concordia University; Associate director, ACT Project
- Sarita Israel, B.A., B.S.S., Coordinator, Domain of Expertise to Counter Mistreatment of Older Adults, CREGÉS
- Kim Sawchuk, PhD, Full Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University; Director, ACT Project; Researcher, CREGÉS
Organizers(s): CREGÉS, ACT
Webcast option: Yes
This webinar, organized on June 15th, 2020 as part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, will feature the game Sandra’s Keys, inviting the players into the story of an older woman facing situations of mistreatment through a series of puzzles.
For more information :
Consult the open-access article ” Social justice games: Building an escape room on elder abuse through participatory action research ” co-written by Constance Lafontaine, Kim Sawchuk, and Scott DeJong in The Computer Games Journal.