«Gamino», Saint-Justin Grade School (Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve) - 2021/2022 

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Presentation card

  • Project name: Gamino
  • Participating school: Saint-Justin School, Montreal
  • Participating group: 22 3rd year students
  • Project dates: March to June 2022 (4 months)
  • Disciplines: yoga and art therapy
  • Partner: Society of Saint-Vincent de Paul de Saint-Justin
  • Speakers: Gabrielle Gingras, art therapist, M.A, doctoral student in psychology, ATPQ, art therapist and Mireille Bourque, certified yoga teacher
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During the meetings of this project, art therapy and yoga were paired to give resources to the children in order to teach them to manage their emotions. Subsequently, a card game exploring various themes such as solace, calm and superpowers was created from the works produced.

The central council of the Society of Saint-Vincent de Paul of Montreal and the SSVP service point of Saint-Justin warmly thank the Caisse Desjardins de Mercier-Est-Anjou for its financial support, which made this project possible.

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