(Granby) Working Richard Chagnon was awarded earlier this month by the Quebec Interprofessional Council. The psychoeducator now based in Lac-Brome received the Merit CIQ highlighting his work and involvement that has allowed it to contribute to the advancement of the profession.
“I was very surprised, he says in an interview. I was doing my involvement over time. It made a difference, it helps and suddenly we realize that there is the shot work. In my case, it’s a lot for many years. ”
He notes that some have received this merit after realizing large projects. In his case, his long resume shows his involvement in connection with his profession psychoeducator and the Order psychoeducators psychoeducators and Quebec. He had an unusual career, as he says himself.
His career began there over 30 years. He has worked with troubled youth psychosocial adjustment and their families in a shelter. Then he left to go public to private. It focuses on crisis management and the design of training programs. It is for example that which is behind the training program for the suicidal crisis intervention among seniors, while working for the Centre for Suicide Prevention Haute-Yamaska.
“My private practice has been to provide training and to have an advisory role at the management level. It has contributed to various events and projects throughout my career. I am one of the few psycho-making support for managers. “It helps them cope especially with behavior problems or mental health among employees.
His career has led him to work in non-traditional fields of the profession.
In addition to having been a member of the organizing committee of the training day of the administration, he served several years on the board of the College. He taught seven years as a lecturer in the Master of psychoeducation at the University of Sherbrooke. After being on the order of the disciplinary board, it is now inspector. It ensures that the rules of good practice are followed by psychoeducators.
Merit CIQ means to him recognition, pride. CIQ annually receives nominations from Member orders and then deliver its merits.