Service Providers Strategies to Reduce Environmental Risks to Children’s Health – Comment réduire les risques environnementaux pour la santé des enfants

Location: Montreal and Quebec City | Start Date: 20100610
Organisation: EHAQ | Web Site:

Project Description

Two, two-day workshops in Montreal and Quebec city will train professionals who work with children and families on children’s environmental health issues to deliver workshops in their workplace and communities. Participants will be provided with teaching methods, strategies and tools to share information about children’s environmental health. This training will assist participants to identify environmental risks to children at home, child care, school, and in the outdoors and initiatives to reduce or eliminate them.

Facilitator: Myriam Beaulne. Experienced in environmental toxicology, ecology, and environmental law, and with a strong commitment towards the protection of our environment and our health, Myriam has worked for government agencies, educational institutions, labs and non-profit organizations in Canada and the United States. Her work bridges science, advocacy and policy and helps to raise public awareness of the dangers of chemical exposures.

Session 1 : June 10 and 11 at the Centre St-Pierre, 1212 rue Panet, Roger Poirier Room, Montréal, 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Session 2 : June 14 and 15 at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université Laval (CHUL),

Room A0330, 2705 Laurier blvd., Quebec City, 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Organized by the Environmental Health Association of Québec supported by the Québec College of Family Physicians, Breast Cancer Action Montreal, Réseau des femmes en environnement, and Asthme & Allergies Québec. Production of this workshop has been made possible through a financial contribution from Health Canada.

Registration fee $80.00 includes meals and certificate for professional hours.

Registration Deadline: May 31 for the Montreal session

June 4 for the Quebec City session

To register: Visit or contact the EHAQ at Tel: 514.683.5701




9h00 16h30


Session 2 : Le 14 et 15 juin au Centre hospitalier de l’Université Laval (CHUL), Salle A0330, 2705 boul. Laurier, Ville de Québec 9h00 16h30

Les sessions sont offertes en français. La documentation est disponible en anglais sur demande.

Pour vous inscrire :

Visitez le site ou communiquez avec l’ASEQ.

Téléphone : 514.683.5701

Courriel :

Session 1 : Le 10 et 11 Juin au Centre St-Pierre, 1212 rue Panet, Salle Roger Poirier, Montréal