CRIPCAS: a unique centre, with expertise in both research and intervention!
The Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Intimate Relationship Problems and Sexual Abuse (Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les problèmes conjugaux et les agressions sexuelles, CRIPCAS) is an interdisciplinary consortium of 20 permanent researchers, 8 associated, 13 partners, as well as 250 graduate and postdoctoral students. Located at the Université de Montréal, it brings together six other Québec-based universities. CRIPCAS is unique due to its research programs focusing on both sexual abuse and intimate relationship problems, as well as the interface between these two issues.
Given CRIPCAS’ vocation, a number of its researchers also work as clinicians, whose work is therefore rooted in practice. The partnerships and collaborative efforts set up in a number of practice settings lead not only to knowledge development around best practices, but also to the development and evaluation of several intervention models.
To visit CRIPCAS and find out more about its research activities, watch the following video (in French):
Take part in a research project on the diversification of sexual and intimate relationships
The Sexuality and Modern, Intimates Ties and Networks (SMIT'N) project is designed to better document the intimate and sexual relationships in Canada.
Nowadays, non-cohabiting couples, same-sex couples, non-sexually exclusive couples appear alonside monogamous, heterosexual couples. These phenomons can be explained by the changes in societal values and individual needs. As very little data is available, further exploration is still needed.
By collecting data about your experience, the SMIT'N project will hopefully shed light on these changes!
The SMIT'N project as been approved by the research ethics board of our institution. The investigators are Martin Blais Ph.D. (UQAM), Barry Adam Ph.D. (University of Windsor) and Francine Lavoie Ph.D. (Université Laval)
CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPATE: www.epris-smitten.ca
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