A university-level course in community social pediatrics

Frequently asked questions


This course is a detailed look at the problems faced by children and families coping with difficult living conditions.

Consult the course syllabus.

Various experts (consult the course syllabus) in their respective fields will share their knowledge including a live online session with Dr. Delphine Collin-Vézina.

Yes, so you will be able to take pre-recorded courses, in the order presented, wherever it is convenient for you. They will be offered inside the session and subject to assignment and evaluations. Also, there will be one synchronous activity: a live online session lead by Delphine Collin-Vézina. This will be done remotely via McGill’s platform.

Yes. The course will be given over 16 weeks and there will be set dates for submitting assignments and other evaluations during this period.

Course specifications

English and French. Students simply choose their preferred language on the platform.

This is a university course of 45-hour, plus assignments, evaluations and readings.

The student will earn an attestation from McGill University.

This is preferable, but it can be taken simultaneously with another university program.


This course requires a minimum of 25 students to start.  If you are interested in registering, please sign up for our email updates.

Yes, the team is already working on developing a second course, which we plan to offer in September 2022. Sign up for our email updates to stay informed.

Administrative details

Registration is open from September 15, 2021 through October 1, 2021. 

650$ for the session.

Directly on the McGill University website.

From September 1 to September 15, 2021.

In order to take place, this course requires a minimum of 25 registrations.

You have more questions? Do not hesitate to contact us : mhivon@fondationdrjulien.org

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