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 three live online sessions 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 three synchronous activities: three live online sessions led 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.

For the moment, there are no credits attached to this course. Students will receive a training certificate 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 2023. Sign up for our email updates to stay informed.

Administrative details

This online course officially starts on September 5th , 2022

650$ for the session.

Directly on the McGill University website. Save your place here to receive further instructions.

From mid-May to September 15th, 2022.

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