ACTIVITIES OFFERED BY BULLE ET BALUCHON


The Bulle et Baluchon workshops are held in compliance with the health regulations in place and the measures required by your establishment to ensure a safe environment for all.

Bulle et Baluchon offers workshops that cover various topics related to the prevention of violence against children.

In the spirit of partnership, Bulle et Baluchon ensures a follow-up to the institution visited following the completed workshops. Various mechanisms are therefore put in place to ensure that adults feel supported in their ability to prevent violence against children.

It is our pleasure to have the Bulle et Baluchon facilitator-counsellors meet you regarding workshop facilitation or to present the activities that are offered. They have more than 8,000 hours of experience in facilitation/intervention in schools, day care centres, and other locations. Our facilitators are available to listen and to equip you or refer you to other resources.

CHILDREN'S WORKSHOPS



To access the description of each workshop, click on the one that interests you.

Workshop on the Prevention of All Forms of Violence (4 to 8 years old)
VIOLENCE PREVENTION

A PROGRAMME FOR CHILDREN AGED 4 TO 8
(Inspired by the Tales About Me programme)
Duration:             5 1-hour workshops*
Frequency:          5 consecutive weeks
Target audience:  Children between the ages of 4 and 8 (daycare, kindergarten, grades 1 and 2)
Price:                  $100 (includes the adult workshop on the same theme)

 

General objective:
To facilitate the integration of children into society by developing their social skills, their ability to solve problems peacefully and to adopt safe behaviours, all within the framework of preventing violence among children.

Specific objectives:
  • To develop the child's self-esteem and their ability to express their feelings
  • To develop the child's sensitivity and generosity towards others
  • To teach children that they have rights
  • To develop the child's ability to recognize an abusive situation
  • To offer solutions to put an end to violence
  • To encourage children to have continued trust in an adult
  • To allow children to gain greater certainty of their feelings when they are touched in a pleasant or an unpleasant way
  • To show children that they legitimately have the right to say “no”
  • To encourage children to find ways to avoid or get out of violent situations
  • To help children understand that an abused child is not at fault and does not have to keep any shameful secrets

The workshops offered by Bulle et Baluchon include a follow-up and support to the institution visited.  

*The daycare and kindergarten workshops are approximately 45 minutes in length.

The Bulle et Baluchon workshops are held in compliance with the health regulations in force and the measures required by your establishment to ensure a safe environment for all.

 

Workshop on the Prevention of All Forms of Violence (8 to 12 years old)
VIOLENCE PREVENTION

A PROGRAMME FOR CHILDREN AGED 8 TO 12
Duration:           6 workshops lasting 1 hour each
Frequency:        One workshop per week for the first 5 sessions*
Target audience: Children aged 8 to 12 (grades 3-6)
Price:                $100 (includes adult workshops on the same topic)

General objective:
Empowering children to adopt safe behaviours when they are faced with situations of psychological, verbal, physical, and sexual violence.

Specific objectives:
  • Teaching children about their rights and duties regarding the people around them.
  • Helping children develop their discernment so they can identify situations of psychological, verbal, and physical violence.
  • Offering solutions to put an end to violence.
  • Encouraging children to have continued trust in an adult and to denounce violence.
  • Allowing children to gain greater certainty of their feelings when they are touched in a pleasant or an unpleasant way.
  • Showing children that they legitimately have the right to say “no.”
  • Sharpening children's ability to identify a potential situation of sexual violence.
  • Encouraging children to find ways to avoid or get out of violent situations.
  • Helping children identify perpetrators and understand that an abused child is never at fault, as well as stressing the fact that the sexual violence suffered should never be kept a secret.
  • 6th workshop: Making sure that the concepts learned over the past 5 sessions are well understood.
  • Increasing the child's self-esteem and confidence.

The workshops offered by Bulle et Baluchon include a follow-up and support to the institution visited.  
*The 6th workshop, which reviews the concepts addressed previously, occurs approximately 2 months after the 5th workshop.    

The Bulle and Baluchon workshops are held in compliance with the health regulations in force and the measures required by your establishment to ensure a safe environment for all.

 

Workshop on Bullying (8 to 12 years old)
BULLYING

WORKSHOP FOR STUDENTS FROM 3RD TO 6TH GRADE
Duration: 2 hours
Price:     $60 (includes adult bullying workshop)

General objective:
To develop children's ability to prevent, recognize and respond to bullying situations.

Topics Covered:
  • The different types of bullying
  • The distinction between conflict and bullying
  • The feelings of the victims of bullying
  • The consequences of bullying
  • What to do in case of bullying
  • Trustworthy people
  • The difference between denouncing and tattling
  • The role of each person in a bullying situation
  • Assertiveness


The workshops offered by Bulle et Baluchon include a follow-up and support to the institution visited.

The workshops at Bulle et Baluchon are held in compliance with the public health regulations currently in vigour and the measures required by your establishment to ensure a safe environment for all.

Workshop on Cyberbullying (9 to 12 years old)
CYBERBULLYING

WORKSHOP FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 4 TO 6
Duration:     1.5 hours
Price:         $60 (including the adult cyberbullying workshop)

Necessary equipment: white canvas (we provide the projector)

General objective:
To raise children's awareness of the issue of cyberbullying and the dangers of the Internet. Children are equipped to be less vulnerable, are able to recognize cyberbullying situations and learn to respond appropriately when needed.

Topics Covered:  
  • The definition of cyberbullying
  • The different types of cyberbullying
  • Information that can or should not be disseminated on the Internet
  • The role of each actor in a cyberbullying situation
  • The consequences of cyberbullying
  • Solutions to adopt by children and adults in case of cyberbullying


The workshops offered by Bulle et Baluchon include a follow-up and support to the institution visited.  

The Bulle et Baluchon workshops are held in compliance with the public health regulations currently in vigour and the measures required by your establishment to ensure a safe environment for all.

Workshop on Early Sexualization (11 to 12 years old)
EARLY SEXUALIZATION

Section under construction, description will be available soon




ADULT WORKSHOPS

(parents, school staff, educators, etc.)


To access the description of each workshop, click on the one that interests you.

Workshop on the Prevention of All Forms of Violence
PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS
Duration:  2 h
Price:       $60/workshop (free with prevention programme workshops for children)

Target audience:  Any adult who is interested in preventing violence against children.

General objective:
Encouraging adults to get involved in the prevention of violence against children.

Specific Objectives:
  • Informing adults about the issue of violence against children
  • Empowering adults so they can help prevent violence against children
  • Equipping adults so they can better deal with a child who discloses an abusive situation


Involving adults in prevention efforts to reinforce messages of precaution and help with their concrete implementation, as well as to help identify child victims of violence.


Workshop Topics:
  • The different types of violence
  • Indicators of stress in children
  • Teaching children to protect themselves
  • Welcoming a child who discloses a situation of violence
  • Filing a complaint to the DYP



WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS IN DAYCARE FACILITIES
Duration:     2 hours
Price:          $60/workshop (free with the violence prevention workshops programme for children)
Target audience:     Any adult working in daycare facility settings who is interested in preventing violence against children.

General objective:
To promote adult participation in the prevention of violence against children.

Specific Objectives:
  • To inform adults about the issue of violence against children
  • To equip adults in the prevention of violence against children
  • To equip adults on how to approach a child who discloses a situation of violence

The involvement of adults in the prevention process reinforces messages of prevention, helps with their practical application, and helps to identify children who are victims of violence.

Topics Covered:
  • The different types of violence and aggression
  • Teaching children to protect themselves
  • Stress indicators in children
  • Welcoming a child who discloses a situation of violence
  • Filing a complaint to the DYP



WORKSHOP FOR SCHOOL STAFF
Duration:     1.5 hours
Price:         $60/workshop (free with prevention workshops for children)         

Target audience:     Teachers, daycare workers, supervisors, psychoeducators, spiritual and community life facilitators, school psychologists, etc.

General objective:
Raising awareness among school staff about the issue of violence against children and the importance of violence prevention work.

Specific Objectives:
  • Learning about the key components of the programme
  • Observing the extent to which children are subjected to violence
  • Understanding the duty to report violence or negligence
  • Adopting a supportive attitude towards children who disclose situations of violence
  • Identifying different prevention tips

During this meeting, school staff members will build relationships with the prevention programme facilitators.

Workshop Topics:
  • Logistics and description of the workshops with children
  • Scenarios
  • Indicators of stress in children
  • Filing a complaint to the DYP
  • Welcoming a child who discloses a situation of violence

Workshop on Bullying

ADULT WORKSHOP
Duration:    2 hours
Price:         $60 (free with the Bullying Workshop for Children)

General objective:
To promote adult participation in bullying prevention.

Specific Objectives:
  • To inform adults of the content in the workshops offered to children
  • To educate adults about the problem of bullying
  • To equip adults to prevent bullying
  • To inform adults of the approach and interventions to use in the face of bullying



Topics Covered:  
  • The types of bullying
  • The distinction between conflict and bullying
  • Myths and realities surrounding bullying
  • How do I know if a child is being bullied?
  • How do I know if a child is bullying?
  • The consequences of bullying
  • How to Intervene
  • Stress Indicators

Workshop on Cyberbullying
CYBERBULLYING

ADULT WORKSHOP
Duration:     2 hours
Price:          $60 (free with the Cyberbullying Workshop for Children)

Necessary equipment:
Projector screen (we provide our own projector)

General Objective:
To inform adults and raise awareness about violence on the Internet and to provide them with prevention and intervention tools.

Topics Covered:
  • Definitions of bullying and cyberbullying
  • Distinction between conflict and bullying
  • Stress indicators
  • Prevention and intervention strategies
  • Consequences of cyberbullying

Workshop on Early Sexualization
EARLY SEXUALIZATION

Section under construction, description will be available soon



Workshop on Psychosexual Child Development from 0 to 12 years
PSYCHOSEXUAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AGED 0 TO 5 OR AGED 0 TO 12 YEARS OLD

WORKSHOP FOR THE STAFF OF EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTRES, PARENTS AND ADULTS IN GENERAL
Duration:     2 hours
Price:          $60.00

General objective:
To raise awareness, equip and inform adults regarding behaviours relating to children's sexuality.

Specific objectives:
  • To inform adults about the typical psychosexual development of children
  • To equip adults to know how to talk about sexuality with children (answering children's questions)
  • To equip adults with preferred interventions strategies
  • To empower adults to recognize typical and atypical behaviours in children's development in order to intervene when appropriate
  • To educate adults about disconcerting behaviours
Topics Covered:
  • Typical psychosexual development
  • Ways to intervene in various situations
  • Stress indicators
  • Disconcerting and alarming sexual behaviours
  • Filing a complaint to the DYP
  • Frequently asked questions from children and adults

Workshop on Children’s Exposure to Sexuality and Violence
CHILDREN'S EXPOSURE TO SEXUALITY AND VIOLENCE
Trivialization of the phenomenon

WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS

Duration:     2 hours
Price:          $60.00

Necessary equipment:
White canvas (we provide our own projector)

General objective:
To educate adults about the need to supervise children when it comes to sexual and violent content.

Specific objectives:
  • To inform adults about the typical psychosexual development of children
  • To empower adults to recognize typical and atypical behaviours in children's development in order to intervene when appropriate
  • To raise awareness among adults about the trivialization of violence and sexuality in the media
  • To equip adults so they can know how to talk about sexuality with children
  • To legitimize the fact that adults should supervise children

Topics Covered:
  • Child psychosexual development
  • Normal or worrisome behaviours
  • Trivialization of sexuality in the media
  • Talking to a child about sexuality
  • The “5 Cs”

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Bulle et Baluchon
1255 Daniel St., Suite 131
Sherbrooke (Quebec)  J1H 5X3
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(819) 822-6046
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