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Psychosocial workers

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Helping young adults make the right and healthy choices is not always easy. As a psychosocial worker, when you accompany a young person, you have the ability to influence their life-trajectory. To do so, it is essential to be aware of the services that are best adapted to that person’s needs.

Pedagogical Tools

Web capsules have been created as a pedagogical tool to support professionals (psychosocial workers and teachers) in promoting awareness and prevention activities.

In fact, the web capsules were designed to incite young people to reflect of various themes. The discussions that will ensue will highlight the fact that no matter what young people are going through, Laval has resources available to help them throughout their lives.


Information Sheets

In order to act according to the best practices when dealing with  in addictions, information sheets on different themes have been designed to complete your toolkit.

Addiction  Harm Reduction  Different Types of Addiction  Causes of Addiction  Drinking in Moderation Alcohol and others drugs  Cannabis The bad trip Cigarettes Substance Use Disorders Video Games Sex addiction Amphetamines Opioids Doping Magic mushrooms Cannabis vaping

Laval mobilized for youth

Youth networking

Youth networking

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There are many collaborative spaces for networking and collective multi-sectorial work for the benefit of youth 12 to 30 years old in Laval. A document was co-constructed in order to bring clarity and encourage actors to invest in pertinent areas and to favor collaborative work and multi-sectorial partnerships.

The document (in French)

Events

Events

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Events aim to inform, share and create networking opportunities for people working with youth in Laval. These events have been brought together on a single platform to make information and registrations more accessible.

Events (in French)

Youth mobilization

Youth mobilization

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Placing young people are at the heart of our reflections and actions has real and lasting impact on their lives, their peers, in the community and on the services they receive. Find out why and how to get young people involved in this document produced by Communauté bâtissant l’avenire avec les jeunes (CBAJ).

The document