How to get a D.O.S.E. of effective Reducers

While working with kids and teenagers who have mental disorders, especially those who are depressed and anxious, I put a lot of effort into understanding the factors that contribute to stress and developing effective coping techniques. For this reason, I focus a great deal on teaching my clients how to use effective voltage reducers. Yet, sometimes the general reducers that [...]

April 11th, 2023|Categories: Bez kategorii|0 Comments

What are the effects of Aggression Replacemnt Training on adolescents in youth care facilities? (article in french)

Quels sont les effets du programme Aggression Replacement Training auprès des adolescentes hébergées en centre jeunesse?  Nicolas Plante, M.Ps., Marc S. Daigle, Ph.D., Chloé Gaumont, M.Ps.,Lucie Charbonneau, Ph.D. What are the effects of Aggression Replacemnt Training on adolescents in youth care facilities? This study describes the evaluation of Aggression Replacement Training (ART) implemented with 40 female teenagers living in a [...]

March 21st, 2023|Categories: Bez kategorii|0 Comments


As 2022 comes to a close, we will tend to reflect on what has happened during the year. For many in the world, these were not the best of times…. It is a challenge to not dwell on the negative but it is so important to embrace the good that has occurred as well. Research shows gratitude can change the [...]

December 23rd, 2022|Categories: Bez kategorii|0 Comments

Teambuilding with ART© – how to use core values in schools?

There is no such thing as a perfect team inside or outside of school. In principle, it's safe to say that every team will go through a crisis at some point and many will break as a result. But some teams perform incomparably better than others - both in terms of communication, productivity, and alignment with the mission and vision [...]

November 3rd, 2022|Categories: Bez kategorii|0 Comments

Walking the Talk….the importance of living what we teach.

I was a youth care worker for over 40 years and, I must admit, that there were days that took effort to not become apathetic.  However, I made that effort each time as I knew that the youth and staff I worked with deserved it and so did I. As a trainer and program coordinator of the PREPARE Curriculum, I [...]

June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Bez kategorii|0 Comments

Motivation & Resistance by Bengt Daleflod

Motivation & Resistance Difficulties and disturbances can of course arise in the ART group from time to time. It would be strange if this did not happen. As a rule, the participants are part of the ART group precisely because they have problems with disruptive and acting out behavior. An important question to ask is whether it is possible to [...]

March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Bez kategorii|0 Comments

Here we are going to say something about PREPSEC…

Here we are going to say something about PREPSEC…

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