ASSAULT PREVENTION WORKSHOPS FOR
INTELLECTUALLY DISABLED ADULTS
Program for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
Currently, the MAPC offers assault prevention workshops for adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities. These groups can be a mix of boys and girls, men and women of different ages. Organizations may choose from workshops of two, four, or eight sessions.
Introduction to the three rights (safe, strong, and free), adult support, peer support, assertiveness.
Two 60-minute sessions with teacher present
Peer assault (bullying), assault by a stranger, assault by a known adult.
Adults and adolescents with intellectual disabilities. Groups may consist of boys and girls, men, and women of different ages.
The Aggression Prevention Program for people with intellectual disabilities was created by the Montreal Aggression Prevention Center (CPAM) in 1989 following a request from the West Island Rehabilitation Center.
A workshop is offered to parents, guardians and caregivers. This information session includes a description of the workshops and our approach to prevention.
The program is an adaptation of the workshops offered by the CPAM to women and children.
The teacher stays in the classroom during the workshop.
Short review sessions at the start of the second workshop.