Bring PreVenture to your School, Community, or Institution

Our expert trainers host trainings online as well as at our headquarters in the CHU Sainte-Justine hospital located in Montreal, Quebec as well as travel globally to host training sessions for interested parties. Please contact us if you are interested in receiving more detailed information and/or setting up a training for your staff.

 3 Levels of Certification       

1) Certified Low Fidelity PreVenture Facilitator

This certification will provide you with the tools needed to implement the PreVenture program. An expert trainer will guide you through a look at the evidence base and science behind PreVenture as well as take you through a hands-on practical experience delivering the program. Online training sessions take place over 3 days while face to face trainings happen over 2 days.

*Eligibility – In order to receive Facilitator Certification, participants must be employed by an educational or counselling institution and/or be members of a professional order/association.

2) Certified High-Fidelity PreVenture Facilitator

This training protocol was used in our research trials and involves clinical supervision by one of our expert trainers. Using the PreVenture Intervention Fidelity and Adherence (PIFA) scale, our expert trainer will observe a certified low fidelity facilitator delivering the intervention and provide feedback and support. We do highly recommend completing this certification along with the certified low fidelity certification.

3) Certified PreVenture Trainer

Interested in becoming a PreVenture Trainer in your community? This training will certify you to train others in low and high-fidelity certifications.

**Eligibility – In order to receive Trainer Certification, participants must be mental health clinicians and be members of a professional order/association

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Frequently Asked Questions

What types of organizations can participate in the PreVenture program?

The PreVenture program is appropriate for any youth focused organization. Schools, community centre settings, youth counselling organizations, drop-in centres, youth camps, group homes and youth detention centres are some examples of organizations that have benefited from the PreVenture program. 

What are the costs associated with becoming a PreVenture Facilitator and/or Trainer?

Please contact us at to discuss costs associated with PreVenture trainings. 

How can I become a PreVenture Trainer so that I can train staff within my organization or community to facilitate the PreVenture program? 

PreVenture Trainers must have experience working with youth and a background in mental health. Before moving to Trainer status it is important that they acquire experience facilitating PreVenture workshops on their own. You can send your resume and a cover letter describing why you are interested in becoming a PreVenture Trainer to and we will reach out to qualified candidates with more information about the process of becoming a Trainer. 

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