Professional Development Opportunity: Understanding Violence Potential in Youth

This course provides an introduction to the field of risk/threat assessment, intervention and violence prevention. You will gain relevant knowledge to assess individuals’ potential for violence with a primary focus on multi-sectoral approaches. Particular emphasis will be placed on prevention strategies and intervention techniques. The examination of psycho-social and developmental factors, individual pathology and family, […]

Ecstasy – The Party is Over

Ecstasy is an aspect of youth culture that is becoming too widespread. Following alcohol and marijuana use, ecstasy is the third most common drug used by Canadian youth aged 12-18 years. The age at which youth first tend to experiment with ecstasy is between 16 to 23 years old. However, the highest rate of use […]