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Mission

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MISSION

The mission of the Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence (CPRLV)  is to develop innovative expertise in the prevention of radicalization leading to violence as well as of hate crimes and incidents, throughout the province of Quebec. It is mandated with documenting the nature of such phenomena, developing a range of prevention strategies, setting out guidelines for prevention and intervention in these areas, and providing tools and support to family members, teachers, professionals and members of the community regarding these issues. The CPRLV draws on the expertise of its employees, as well as that of its community and institutional partners to:

  • Implement concrete prevention strategies in order to take pre-emptive action to combat radicalization leading to violence and counteract hate speech and hate behaviours.
  • Provide support and psychosocial counselling for individuals who are radicalized or becoming radicalized as well as to family and friends, teachers, field workers and concerned citizens on the one hand, and to victims of hate speech or hate behaviours on the other.
  • Promote the social reintegration of radicalized individuals in order to help break their ties with radical groups, protect them, and help them thrive in a healthy social environment.
  • Conduct studies and research to develop a better understanding of violent radicalization in order to maximize the usefulness and impact of field interventions.
  • Promote the dissemination and application of knowledge acquired in the CPRLV’s areas of intervention.
  • 16 July 2018
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Visit at the Centre

The Centre hosted Kawser Ahmed, a researcher from the University of Manitoba, who is working on the role of community based organizations in countering violent extremism in western societies. This visit allowed an exchange between the experts on the prevention of violent extremism and violent radicalization leading to violence.
  • 11 July 2018
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Procedure for the reception and processing of requests for assistance

Centre’s procedure for the reception and processing of requests for assistance We invite you to read this chart in order to better understand how the Centre proceeds for the reception and processing of request for assistance. How do we evaluate the case? What is the development of an Individualized Service Plan (ISP)? What are our methods […]
  • 11 July 2018
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Training session offered in Beloeil

The Centre provided training on the prevention of radicalization leading to violence to a group of youth home front-line workers in Beloeil who requested a better understanding of the issue of violent extremism.