Psychoeducation is a profession that requires a master degree and a membership to the Ordre des psychoéducateurs et psychoéducatrices du Québec (OPPQ). This profession intervenes with people who have adaptation difficulties that impacts their different living environment creating a maladjustment. These difficulties can be present during life transitions (e.g. starting school, transition to active life, retirement), during specific period of life (e.g. bereavement, moving, separation) or chronically (e.g. anxiety disorder, autism, AD/HD). The psychoeducator has the professional abilities to help these people to find a new balance and develop their potential.
A follow-up in psychoeducation starts with an evaluation of the person’s adaptive abilities and the identification of his needs. Then, an intervention plan is establish in partnership with the person to choose specific goals that will respond to his needs and bring him to have a better adaptation personally as well as to his environment.
– Social Skills
– Parental skills
– Anger management
– Anxiety and stress
– Attention Deficit Disorder with or without Hyperactivity (AD/HD)
– Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
– Intellectual Disability
– Global Developmental Delays
– Behavioral difficulties
– Individual session 2-18 y.o. (implication of parents required)
– Support to parents
– Behavioral observations in different settings (home, daycare, school) and recommendations.