Cécile has a Ph. D. in psychology from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). She previously worked at Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia as project coordinator and researcher (12 years). She was also the chair coordinator of the Chaire d’étude sur l’application des connaissances dans le domaine des jeunes et des familles en difficulté (Chaire CJMIU-UQAM, 4 years). Cécile is an adjunct professor in the department of psychology at the UQAM and a research associate at the CJMIU-UQAM. She completed her posdoctoral fellowship under the supervision of Diane Morin (Département de psychologie, UQAM) and Marc J. Lanovaz (École de psychoéducation, Université de Montréal).
Postdoctoral fellowship: Suicide prevention for individuals with intelectual disabilities (ID) or autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Experiences and expertise: Program evaluation and development, mixed methods, suicide and suicide prevention, traumas in the work environement and knowledge translation.