Training

By sharing our expertise, together we’ll be able to offer the best possible services across Québec for children and teens who are victims of sexual violence and who present sexual behaviour problems.

Through its training program, the Marie-Vincent Foundation contributes to transferring knowledge and developing prevention and intervention best practices in regard to sexual violence against children and teens.

Training provided to the health and social services system

For people working in the health and social services system and associated community organizations

Offered at no charge thanks to the support of the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux.

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Sign up for a webinar

Please fill out a registration form for each of the webinars you would like to attend. You will receive a confirmation e-mail that includes the link to access the webinar. All the necessary documentation will be e-mailed to you.

January 30
Sexual behaviours in children: when normal becomes problematic
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February 10
Working with the parents of children who have been sexually assaulted
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February 18
Reactions to, and consequences of, sexual assault against children
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February 26
Sex education for children
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March 18
Managing children’s sexual behaviours
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Good to know 

  • Webinars are not recognized by professional orders. No attestation will be provided.

Technical information

  • The webinars are broadcast live. It is not possible to watch them later.
  • The platform used is Zoom. The system does not seem to have any access issues with this site.
  • The webinars are accessible through your computer. No specialized equipment is required. You can type your questions using the Zoom platform chatbox when the webinar begins.
  • You can sign up for a group. However, you will receive only one link. As such you will need to plan to watch it together as a group.

To sign up for a videoconference training session

Priority is given to people from areas distant from Montréal.

Please fill out a registration form for each of the webinars you would like to attend. You will receive a confirmation e-mail if your site is selected. It will include a link to access the videoconference. All the necessary documentation will be e-mailed to you.

January 13, 9 a.m. to noon
January 20, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Intervention with regard to a sexual assault disclosure or suspected sexual assault
FULL

January 28, 9 a.m. to noon
February 4, 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Sexual behaviours in children: when normal becomes problematic
FULL

February 19, 9 a.m. to noon
February 26, 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Reactions to, and consequences, of sexual assault against children
FULL

March 12, 9 a.m. to noon
March 19, 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Working with the parents of children who have been sexually assaulted
FULL

March 17, 9 a.m. to noon
Managing children’s sexual behaviours
FULL

Good to know 

  • The training sessions are 6½ hours long split into two sessions. It’s mandatory to attend both sessions.
  • These training sessions are recognized by the OPQ (Ordre des psychologistes du Québec, or Québec’s order of psychologists) and the OTSTCFQ (Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec, or Québec’s order for social workers and couple and family therapists). Attestations will be provided.
  • To make discussions possible, a maximum of four sites may sign up per training. The sites will be allotted in order of registration.
  • Group registrations are preferred to ensure access to a greater number of people.

Technical information

  • A room equipped with an Internet connection, a camera and a microphone are necessary for attending videoconference training.
  • It is not necessary to have a room equipped with an IP videoconference system.
  • The Zoom platform is used for videoconference training.

To sign up for a Lantern Program training

Training offered in person to professionals from the health and social services system
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Training provided to the education system

We are currently developing a service offering with the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur in order to reach schools. Stay tuned!

Lantern trainings

Sexual violence prevention program for kids aged from birth to five

The training sessions are intended for early childhood educators.

Lantern location training

For directors and managers in early childhood education settings

  • Provide structural support for the work of preventing sexual violence against young children: intake form, intervention protocol in case of report, etc.
  • Better understand the reporting process and support your team in taking steps
  • Three-hour training
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Lantern Program training

For early childhood care workers and educators

  • Increase knowledge in the realm of sexual violence, sex education and promoting egalitarian relationships for young children
  • Undertake a reflection process about practices in sex education and promoting egalitarian relationships for young children
  • Learn about the Lantern Program tools in order to do more everyday sexual violence prevention
  • One-day training (6½ hours) for the whole team (also offered on weekends)
  • Or, weeknight training (two three-hour sessions)
  • Sign up

 

Lantern person training

For one or more resource people per workplace

  • Better understand the role and mandate of the Lantern person
  • Deepen knowledge of prevention tools and learn how to support the use of Lantern tools
  • Develop intervention skills for specific situations
  • Master the tools for parents
  • One-day training (6½ hours) in addition to Lantern Program training
  • Sign up

Customized trainings

To meet the specific needs of given workplaces

Find out more: formation@marie-vincent.org or 514 285-0505

Who is the training for?

The training sessions are aimed at all managers and frontline workers who work with children and teens. Among other things, they’re provided to people working in the health and social services system, education, childcare centres, community organizations, First Nations and Inuit groups, sports and recreation centres, sociolegal organizations, doctors and police.

Advisory services

We provide advisory services by telephone, at no charge, for people working in the health and social services system, associated community organizations, and the education and childcare systems. We provide information about sexual violence against youth and sexual behaviour problems among youth.

Reach us from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 514 285-0505.

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