While it is easy to convey positive messages to young people aged 3 to 10 in youth programs, it is more difficult to talk about health, education and sexuality to pre-teens and more off-putting teens promoting habits of healthier life. To discuss the best ways to reach this audience, the Youth Media Alliance has brought together experts in the field.
The Liaison Center on Psychosocial Intervention and Prevention presents the "Guide to identifying certain psychosocial difficulties experienced by young people". It aims to help people working with young people aged 10 to 17 to better interpret the signs associated with certain psychosocial difficulties that they may encounter. With this guide, workers will be able to direct young people more quickly to the appropriate resources.
Lucie Rivest, remedial teacher and educational technologist, has been creating educational resources for nearly 30 years. After the great success of his guide “Oh no, not a reflection! »For elementary school students, it is launching an edition specially designed for secondary school students.
The Cégep de Chicoutimi is innovating in its way of informing high school students about college life and the programs offered by their institution: its web series holds the attention of its young audience keen on new technologies.