Training

By sharing our expertise we can offer the best services all over Québec for children and adolescents who are victims of sexual violence and children who have sexual behavior problems.

With its training program, the Marie-Vincent Foundation contributes to cutting-edge knowledge transfer and the development of best practices for treating children and adolescents who are victims of sexual violence or children who have sexual behavior problems.

Training activities

Lantern program

The Lantern program is a sexual-violence prevention program aimed at preschool-aged children and the adults in their lives. The Lantern program provides training and tools to help prevent sexual violence through sex education and the promotion of egalitarian relationships.

 

Lantern Setting training

For directors and managers

  • Provide structural support for sexual violence prevention work with young children: intake form, intervention protocol in case of disclosure, etc.
  • Learn about the reporting process and support your team in undertaking the process
  • Three-hour training
  • Registration

 

Lantern Program training

For childcare workers and professionals working with young children

  • Increase your knowledge about sexual violence, sex education and promoting egalitarian relationships to young children
  • Undertake a thought process about practices for sex education and the promotion of egalitarian relationships to young children
  • Master the Lantern program tools in order to do more everyday sexual-violence prevention work
  • One-day training (6.5 hours) for the whole team (also available on weekends)
  • Or on weeknights (2 x 3 hours)
  • Registration

 

Lantern Resource person training

For one or more resource people per workplace

  • Learn more about the role and mandate of the Lantern resource person
  • Deepen your knowledge about prevention tools and learn how to support the use of the Lantern tools
  • Develop intervention skills for specific situations and challenges
  • Master the tools aimed at parents
  • One-day training (6.5 hours) plus Lantern Program Training
  • Registration

 

Intervention following a disclosure of child sexual abuse or in case of a suspicion of child sexual abuse

  • On request
  • 6.5 hours
  • At Centre d’expertise Marie-Vincent
  • Content
  • Accredited by OPQ, OTSTCFQ

Children’s sexual behavior: when normal turns to problematic

  • On request
  • 6.5 hours
  • At Centre d’expertise Marie-Vincent
  • Content
  • Accredited by OPQ, OTSTCFQ

Reactions to and consequences of child sexual abuse

  • On request
  • 6.5 hours
  • At Centre d’expertise Marie-Vincent
  • Content
  • Accredited by OPQ, OTSTCFQ

Training program concerning sexual abuse of First Nations and Inuit children

  • On request
  • 19.5 hours at Centre d’expertise Marie-Vincent or the community
  • 32.5 hours at Centre d’expertise Marie-Vincent
  • Content
  • Accredited by OTSTCFQ

Customized training is also provided to meet specific needs on site.

For more information, contact us at formation@marie-vincent.org, or call 514-285-0505, poste 223

Who are these training sessions for?

They are aimed at all managers and caseworkers who work with children and adolescents. Among others, they are for workers in the health and social services network, doctors, police officers, First Nations community workers, and workers in the education system, day-cares, community organizations, sports and leisure establishments, etc.

Advisory services

An advisory services telephone line is available for health and social services workers.

Reach us at: 514 285-0505

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