Training to counter sexual violence

A presentation aimed at providing representatives of student associations, union representatives and persons in positions of authority or in a pedagogical relationship was carried out to briefly explain the substance of the Policy against sexual violence (Policy) and the context in which the Policy was put in place. 

Dates of the meetings

October 24, 2019executives and officers;
November 1, 2019professors’ assembly Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre;
November 6, 2019professors’ assembly Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre (Varennes);
November 14, 2019representatives of student associations, union representatives and staff in a management position;
November 28, 2019professors’ assembly Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie Research Centre;
December 2, 2019professors’ assembly Urbanisation Culture Société Research Centre;
January 15, 2020professors’ assembly Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre (Bonaventure).

Mandatory Online Training

In order to satisfy the training requirements made under the Act to prevent and fight sexual violence in higher education institutions, the 10 institutions of the Université du Québec (UQ) network have decided to put their efforts in common to develop training materials. Coordinated by Université du Québec and supported by network funding, the project made remote training accessible for all groups in the university community covered by the law. Access the training through the following link Then, click on “Suivre la formation” (take the training) and then on “INRS”. On your first visit, you will need to create an account and register by choosing your status, either as:  

  • Étudiant (student)
  • Employé (employee), or
  • Étudiant et Employé (student and employee), to go through both capsules. The scenarios and examples used in both capsules will be different according to the chosen status.

Afterwards, you will also have to choose the language of the training, either French or English.

The training takes approximately 40 minutes and it is mandatory. A certificate will be sent once your training is done. 

For any questions regarding the present note or any technical questions regarding the viewing of the training capsule, please write to Please note that your computer must have speakers.

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