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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.
  • 12 March 2019
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Trainings accredited by the Ordre des psychologues du QC

The following CPRLV training sessions are accredited by the Ordre des psychologues du Québec: “Understand, recognize and prevent radicalization leading to violence” (p. 6) “Interdisciplinary analysis of a situation of radicalization leading to violence” (p.14-15) To consult the CPRLV training brochure, click here To request training, please write to info@info-radical.org
  • 11 March 2019
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Artistic contest

The winners of the What If I Was Wrong contest in Montreal The group that won the prize for the art contest What If I Was Wrong were in Montreal to meet some of the CPRLV’s “What If I Was Wrong? When We Talk, We Learn!” awareness-raising campaign’s (http://etsijavaistort.org/en/home/) collaborators. The winners were the Wendigo Cultural Collective […]
  • 8 March 2019
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A training accredited by the CRHA

The CPRLV is pleased to announce that its training “Preventing Radicalization Leading to Violence in the Workplace” is accredited by the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés (CRHA). To know more about this training, see page 10 of the training brochure here.