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Psychoeducation can be a powerful intervention approach to improve patient outcomes
and quality of life. 

Our French-Speaking Psychoeducator:

  • Can assess the adaptive skills and the challenges of a client in his/her environment

  • Can offer evaluation, counselling, and preventive actions to improve social skills, emotional regulation and to reduce problematic behaviors 

  • Can develop and help implement an intervention plan aimed at creating a more favourable environment for growth and  further develop the client’s adaptive skills.

Claudine Jacques
Claudine Jacques 


Claudine is a psychoéducatrice and professor in the department of psychoeducation and psychology at l’Université du Québec en Outaouais.  She developed an expertise in the field of autism following her work at CHU Ste-Justine and in mental health Rivière-des-Prairies Hospital. She focuses on the strengths and interests of children, youth and adults on the autism spectrum disorder to improve social skills, emotional regulation, problem-solving skills and to reduce problematic behaviors. She also offers direct and indirect interventions for children with attention- deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety or behaviour difficulties to support the individual as well as his/her environment (family, daycare and school).


Claudine’s field of practice include:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders 

  • Childhood Behaviour Disorders

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 

  • Childhood Anxiety Disorders

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