CE Credited Trainings

Overview

CPN-PREV is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer a continuing education training program for psychologists. CPN-PREV maintains responsibility for the program. The continuing education activity consists of a three-part training program, for which participants can receive CE credits. If they attend the three segments, participants will receive a total of 10 CE credits, provided they are able to achieve the required passing grade for every segment of the training.

N.B.: The CPA’s approval of an individual, group, or organization as a CE Sponsor or Provider is restricted to the activities described in the approved application or annual report form. The CPA’s approval does not extend to any other CE activity the Sponsor or Provider might offer. In granting its approval, the CPA assumes no legal or financial obligations to Sponsors, Providers, or to those individuals who might participate in a Sponsor or Provider’s CE activities or programs. Further, responsibility for the content, provision, and delivery of any CE activity approved by the CPA remains that of the CE Sponsor or Provider. The CPA disclaims all legal liability associated with the content, provision, and delivery of the approved CE activity.


Please take a look at the information below to know more about each training session:

Part 1: Reflect (Round 2)

Date: January 19, 2021 10 AM-12 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Zoom
Cost: Free
Number of CE credits: 2

The “Reflect” training is the first segment of a three-part overall training on practice in the field of preventing violent radicalization (PVR). This training will be an interactive session carried out via Zoom.

In “Reflect”, participants will be called to examine common perceptions and attitudes towards Others by reflecting on concepts such as “ethnocentrism”, “othering processes”, and “cultural sensitivity”. This will help the facilitators and trainees to unpack common terms associated with violent extremism.

  • Adopt a culturally sensitive approach about oneself and the other
    • Create opportunities for dialogue around culture-related issues.
    • Present an overview of intercultural work through key concepts, including social and historical aspects.
    • Establish a safe space to discuss about racism, discrimination and their social construction. Illustrate the principles of a culturally informed practice.
  • Strengthen critical thinking skills in regard to social phenomena
    • Question common representations and myths about violent radicalization.
    • Deconstruct common stereotypes about violent radicalization.
  • Acquire conceptual thinking skills in regard to definitions and theories
    • Define the main concepts related to violent radicalization.
    • Acknowledge there are varying definitions of these terms and that there is no real consensus.
    • Acknowledge the impact of different discourses and vocabulary on how violent radicalization is interpreted and addressed.

This training program is intended for various practitioners, with a background in psychology, who work in the field of prevention of violent radicalization (i.e., professionals from community organizations, school professionals, health and social services professionals, professionals from security and justice-related fields, etc.). More specifically, the participants for this training will be experienced professionals who are likely to be in contact with vulnerable populations, at-risk of engaging in violent behavior.

Ghayda Hassan, PhD
CPN-PREV Founder, Director, UQAM Professor, Psychologist

Paola Porcelli, PhD
Coordinator, Trainer, Researcher (Clinical & Intercultural Psychology)

Yann Zoldan, PhD
Post-doc, Trainer, Researcher (Clinical & Intercultural Psychology)

Daniela Aranibar, MA
Trainer, Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, Researcher (Educational Studies)

Part 3: Take Action

Date:
Take Action 1: Dec. 1, 2020 10 AM-12 PM (Eastern Time)
Take Action 2: Jan. 28, 2021 10 AM-12 PM (Eastern Time)

Location: Zoom
Cost: Free
Number of CE credits: 4 (2 for each session)

The ‘Take Action’ training is the last segment of a our CPA approved training on practice in the field of preventing violent radicalization (PVR). This training will be consist of two interactive sessions carried out via Zoom.

In ‘Take Action’, participants will explore different existing prevention strategies and programs, and critically examine both the advantages and disadvantages these strategies might have. Along with the facilitators, participants will also take a look at different aspects to take into consideration when making an intervention plan.

  • Formulate and implement prevention strategies and programs
    • Be able to adequately respond to context specificities and formulate an appropriate plan in response to this context.
    • Become aware of the best practices in the field of prevention.
    • Identify potential partners to support a prevention program.
  • Understand risk in an ecosystemic perspective
    • Be able to make a complete assessment of the context of a case before evaluating risk and formulating a prevention or intervention plan.
    • Understand the dangers of screening, detection and racial or social profiling.
    • Be able to critically reflect on benefits and limits of existing risk-assessment tools. 
  • Formulate and implement intervention plans
    • Be able to adequately respond to context specificities and formulate an appropriate plan.
    • Be aware of the best practices in the field of intervention.
    • Identify potential partners to support an intervention.

This training program is intended for various practitioners, with a background in psychology, who work in the field of prevention of violent radicalization (i.e., professionals from community organizations, school professionals, health and social services professionals, professionals from security and justice-related fields, etc.). More specifically, the participants for this training will be experienced professionals who are likely to be in contact with vulnerable populations, at-risk of engaging in violent behavior.

Ghayda Hassan, PhD
CPN-PREV Founder, Director, UQAM Professor, Psychologist

Paola Porcelli, PhD
Coordinator, Trainer, Researcher (Clinical & Intercultural Psychology)

Yann Zoldan, PhD
Post-doc, Trainer, Researcher (Clinical & Intercultural Psychology)

Daniela Aranibar, MA
Trainer, Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, Researcher (Educational Studies)

Part 2: Understand

Date: Nov. 3, 2020 10 AM-12 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Zoom
Cost: Free
Number of CE credits: 2

The ‘Understand’ training is the second segment of a three-part overall training on practice in the field of preventing violent radicalization (PVR). This training will consist of an interactive session carried out via Zoom.

In ‘Understand’, participants will be invited to explore the current situation of violent radicalization and extremism in Canada by taking a critical look at evidence-based research and statistics.

  • Develop awareness on the local and global situation regarding violent radicalization
    • Understand the differences and similarities among different groups radicalized to violence.
    • Develop an awareness of recent figures regarding violent radicalization in Canada.
    • Acknowledge the biases in the way some groups are perceived compared to others.
  • Gain a complex understanding of the research data
    • Understand the concept of protective and risk factors.
    • Know the different possible outcomes to social suffering, other than violent radicalization.
    • Know the main research findings in the field.
    • Identify the main research gaps in the field.

This training program is intended for various practitioners, with a background in psychology, who work in the field of prevention of violent radicalization (i.e., professionals from community organizations, school professionals, health and social services professionals, professionals from security and justice-related fields, etc.). More specifically, the participants for this training will be experienced professionals who are likely to be in contact with vulnerable populations, at-risk of engaging in violent behavior.

Ghayda Hassan, PhD
CPN-PREV Founder, Director, UQAM Professor, Psychologist

Paola Porcelli, PhD
Coordinator, Trainer, Researcher (Clinical & Intercultural Psychology)

Yann Zoldan, PhD
Post-doc, Trainer, Researcher (Clinical & Intercultural Psychology)

Daniela Aranibar, MA
Trainer, Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, Researcher (Educational Studies)

Part 1: Reflect

Date: Oct. 6, 2020 10 AM-12 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Zoom
Cost: Free
Number of CE credits: 2

The “Reflect” training is the first segment of a three-part overall training on practice in the field of preventing violent radicalization (PVR). This training will be an interactive session carried out via Zoom.

In “Reflect”, participants will be called to examine common perceptions and attitudes towards Others by reflecting on concepts such as “ethnocentrism”, “othering processes”, and “cultural sensitivity”. This will help the facilitators and trainees to unpack common terms associated with violent extremism.

  • Adopt a culturally sensitive approach about oneself and the other
    • Create opportunities for dialogue around culture-related issues.
    • Present an overview of intercultural work through key concepts, including social and historical aspects.
    • Establish a safe space to discuss about racism, discrimination and their social construction. Illustrate the principles of a culturally informed practice.
  • Strengthen critical thinking skills in regard to social phenomena
    • Question common representations and myths about violent radicalization.
    • Deconstruct common stereotypes about violent radicalization.
  • Acquire conceptual thinking skills in regard to definitions and theories
    • Define the main concepts related to violent radicalization.
    • Acknowledge there are varying definitions of these terms and that there is no real consensus.
    • Acknowledge the impact of different discourses and vocabulary on how violent radicalization is interpreted and addressed.

This training program is intended for various practitioners, with a background in psychology, who work in the field of prevention of violent radicalization (i.e., professionals from community organizations, school professionals, health and social services professionals, professionals from security and justice-related fields, etc.). More specifically, the participants for this training will be experienced professionals who are likely to be in contact with vulnerable populations, at-risk of engaging in violent behavior.

Ghayda Hassan, PhD
CPN-PREV Founder, Director, UQAM Professor, Psychologist

Paola Porcelli, PhD
Coordinator, Trainer, Researcher (Clinical & Intercultural Psychology)

Yann Zoldan, PhD
Post-doc, Trainer, Researcher (Clinical & Intercultural Psychology)

Daniela Aranibar, MA
Trainer, Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, Researcher (Educational Studies)