Building peace in the minds of men and women

Internet and the Radicalization of Youth: Preventing, Acting and Living Together

Tue, 1 Nov - 8:30 to 10:00

Session 5 - Prevention of violent radicalization: A multisectoral issue

Cécile Rousseau

Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University and Scientific Director of SHERPA, the Research Institute of the CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Moderator

Cécile Rousseau, Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, is the scientific director of SHERPA, the Research Institute of the CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, regarding the cultural communities. She leads a research team on intervention and prevention of radicalization leading to violence in the field of health, social services and education. She also conducts research on school-based prevention programs for young immigrants and refugees and on the impact of migration policies on mental health.