Training

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

 

The training courses are intended for professionals working with children and adolescents.

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For questions about courses, please contact us at formation@marie-vincent.org

All trainings (16)
  • Lantern – Community organizations – English
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    The Lantern program is a sexual violence prevention program for preschoolers and the adults in their lives. It was developed based on the needs of parents, educators, and caseworkers in the various early childhood settings such as drop-in centres and community organizations. The Lantern program provides training and tools to help prevent sexual violence through sex education and the promotion of egalitarian relationships. Of course, the program is tailored to the developmental level of young children. 

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    Module 1 :

    • Better understand the problem of sexual violence in early childhood, the importance of prevention through sex education and the promotion of egalitarian relationships among toddlers.
    • Become familiar with the tools of the Lantern program, and learn how and when to use them.
    • Reflect on your knowledge, practices, attitudes and beliefs in matters of sex education and the promotion of egalitarian relationships among young children; Identify daily opportunities for sex education and the promotion of egalitarian relationships among toddlers.
    • Marshall your teaching skills to prevent sexual violence against toddlers and the people in their lives.     

                    

    Module 2 :

    • Better understand the construction of gender inequalities and their impacts in early childhood settings and to deconstruct gender stereotypes.
    • Develop analytical and practical skills to deal with situations of sexual behaviour, both healthy and problematic.
    • Acquire the skills and knowledge to receive a sexual violence disclosure and report it to the Director of Youth Protection.
    • Identify concrete means to implement and maintain the achievements of the Lantern program in the given environment.
    • Commit to rallying the various adults in the lives of young children and getting them actively involved in the creation of a protective community.
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  • Lantern – Community organizations
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    Module 1 :

    • Better understand the problem of sexual violence in early childhood, the importance of prevention through sex education and the promotion of egalitarian relationships among toddlers.
    • Become familiar with the tools of the Lantern program, and learn how and when to use them.
    • Reflect on your knowledge, practices, attitudes and beliefs in matters of sex education and the promotion of egalitarian relationships among young children; Identify daily opportunities for sex education and the promotion of egalitarian relationships among toddlers.
    • Marshall your teaching skills to prevent sexual violence against toddlers and the people in their lives.     

                    

    Module 2 :

    • Better understand the construction of gender inequalities and their impacts in early childhood settings and to deconstruct gender stereotypes.
    • Develop analytical and practical skills to deal with situations of sexual behaviour, both healthy and problematic.
    • Acquire the skills and knowledge to receive a sexual violence disclosure and report it to the Director of Youth Protection.
    • Identify concrete means to implement and maintain the achievements of the Lantern program in the given environment.
    • Commit to rallying the various adults in the lives of young children and getting them actively involved in the creation of a protective community.
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  • Managing sexualized behaviours and sexual assault disclosures in the school setting
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    Participants will be able to:

      • Intervene and follow-up cases of children engaging in worrisome or problematic sexualized behaviours in school
      • Intervene and follow-up cases of disclosure of sexual assault
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  • Sexual behaviour problems and sexual assault disclosures among children aged 6 to 12 in school setting
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    This training offers content and tools that will allow elementary school staff to improve their knowledge and skills when they face a student having sexualized behaviors or when a child discloses a situation of sexual violence. Although in most cases, the school’s professionals will provide follow-up, it is still essential to know how to welcome the child's disclosure and to support him adequately, then refer him, when the situation requires it.

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    Following the training, participants will be able to:

    • Acquire knowledge about children’s sexualized behaviors;
    • Know the most appropriate course of action to take in a situation involving sexual behaviour problems;
    • Know the appropriate ways to react in the event of disclosure of the sexual assault of a child ;
    • Know the actions to take to report a sexual assault (when and how to report)
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Tools and articles

Discover some tools and articles on prevention of sexual violence -- for parents and professionals.

You as Me

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Watch an educational video that suggests ways to talk to teens about their use of technology. This tool, designed to prevent online sexual violence, is particularly appropriate for ages 10 to 12.

Online sexual violence

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Sex education for young children

Read articles to gain a better understanding of the psychosexual development of young children; answer their questions; differentiate normal from problematic behaviour; promote egalitarian relationships.

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