Info for General Public

Article on the Influence of Teacher-Student Relationship on School Motivation

LEPSIS team published an article on the website of the Réseau d’Information pour la Réussite Éducative (RIRE) that explores the influence of the relationship between teachers and their students on adolescents’ school motivation.

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Article on Parental Monitoring and its Influence on Teenagers' School Motivation

LEPSIS team published an article on the website of the Réseau d’Information pour la Réussite Éducative (RIRE) that explores, among others, the influence of parental monitoring on adolescents’ school motivation.

*** The article is available in French only

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Handout Reporting the Results of a Study on Adolescents' Mental Health and School Adjustment

Marie-Hélène Véronneau and her research team has conducted a study “La santé mentale de l’adolescence à l’âge adulte : Étude des déterminants sociaux en contexte scolaire” in two high schools located in the suburbs of Montreal. This study was supported by research grant of the FRQS and the FRQSC.

Click here to have access to the main results of this study

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Covid-19

Some tips for parents to live well in isolation

The coronavirus pandemic is causing a great deal of distress in society, especially for parents who have to care for their families while managing their adult concerns. To overcome this episode, the director of the laboratory,Marie-Hélène Véronneau, Ph.D., has created a short video in which she presents some options. We hope you enjoy it!

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Online friendships during confinement: a little guide for parents of teenagers

The social isolation created by the confinement associated with the coronavirus pandemic is encouraging teenagers to use social media to maintain their friendships. As a parent, it is normal to be concerned about the well-being of your teenager and to question whether there are any risks associated with the use of online networks.  The director of the laboratory, Marie-Hélène Véronneau, Ph.D, discusses the topic in a short video, and offers some answers to the concerns by presenting the benefits and risks of using them.

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Vocational training demystified

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are faced more than ever with a critical shortage of health care workers such as beneficiary attendants and auxiliary nurses. Because many of these workers have undergone vocational training, we prepared a video for those who want to learn more about this topic. In this video, our lab director, Marie-Hélène Véronneau, Ph.D., presents basic facts about vocational training to help correct the preconceived ideas some people may have about those programs of study. Feel free to share this clip with your friends and family.

*This video is only available in french

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