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Psychosocial intervention

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PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTION

Psychosocial intervention for violent radicalization is an extremely complex and delicate process that calls for a personalized, holistic approach. At the CPRLV, our intervention programs are designed to allow for the use of multiple approaches and practices. The aims of our programs are:

  • to provide a free, confidential service to help individuals cease their involvement in radical groups and break free of violent ideologies or behaviours;
  • to meet individuals’ psychological needs through alternative, non-violent means;
  • to provide support to at-risk individuals through early identification of vulnerability and protective factors associated with different aspects of the process of radicalization leading to violence;
  • to put individuals in contact with other victims or former radicals to share their experiences;
  • to provide support to:
    • persons worried about individuals they know;
    • friends and family of radicalized individuals;
    • persons who have lost a loved one due to the latter’s involvement in a violent radical group or movement.
  • 24 May 2018
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“What If I Was Wrong? When We talk, We Learn!”

The art of self-expression in Quebec As part of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, the Centre offered an awareness workshop in Quebec in order to discuss on issues related to that day.
  • 24 May 2018
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Presentation of the Embrigadés at Inter Intercollegiate Table

Presentation of the play Embrigadés The Centre and the collective Les Pentures presented the play Embrigadés at Inter Intercollegiate Table Intervention, a group of stakeholders from the college network of Montreal and its surroundings.
  • 23 May 2018
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Midday talk at the Centre: Embrigadés

Midday talk at the Centre: Embrigadés The Centre received one of the authors of the play Embrigadés, from the collective Les Pentures during a midday talk, in order to discuss its process of creation. The development of this play has been supported by the Centre in last years with the aim of developing a tool […]