« The Community Mandala », Marc-Aurèle-Fortin School (Rivière-des-Prairies) - 2021/2022 

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Presentation card

  • Project name: The Community Mandala
  • Participating school: Marc-Aurèle-Fortin school, Rivière-des-Prairies
  • Participating group: 24 4th graders
  • Project dates: October 2021 to March 2022 (6 months)
  • Discipline: art therapy
  • Speaker: Maria Riccardi, clinical coordinator of OBM projects, art therapist, M.A, doctoral student in psychology, ATPQ
  • Speaker-assistant: Émilie Charbonneau, student in the BAC in psychology
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This project represents the five community resources that young people use in their lives.

Each student created a wooden mandala representing a safe place, their community, their school, their emotions and an animal that symbolizes their strengths.