PhD candidate, McGill School of Social Work
Melanie Doucet is a PhD candidate at McGill University’s School of Social Work, and a recipient of SSHRC and Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral scholarships. She is also the co-founder of the Montreal Youth in Care Alumni Student Association (MYCASA), a peer support group for former youth in care pursuing post-secondary education. As a former youth in care and academic, Melanie's main research interests are rooted in issues that affect youth in and from foster care. Her doctoral research examines the pathways to supportive long-term relationships for youth exiting government care at the age of majority.
Collaborator, Child Welfare League of Canada