Marc Tourigny

Marc Tourigny
Université de Sherbrooke | UdeS · Department of Psychoeducation

Doctor of Psychology
associate professor, psychologist

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July 2001 - present
Université de Sherbrooke
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  • Professor (Full)

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Publications (172)
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ABSTRACT Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) may have devastating effects, yet, there is considerable heterogeneity among adolescent girls who have experienced it. Addressing this heterogeneity could help to tailor practices to their particular needs. The objective was to identify profiles among adolescent girls who have been sexually abused to determine...
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Objectifs : Déterminer, à partir d’analyses secondaires de données d’une enquête réalisée auprès de femmes victimes d’agression sexuelle vécue à l’enfance (ASE), l’effet du dévoilement sur la résilience à l’âge adulte. Méthodes : L’échantillon est composé de 86 femmes victimes d’ASE et ne présentant pas de difficultés d’intensité clinique (groupe...
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Résumé La présence de comportements sexuels problématiques (CSP) chez les enfants se manifeste souvent en parallèle à plusieurs difficultés d’adaptation dans les sphères sociales, émotionnelles et comportementales. Toutefois, bien que la plupart des interventions spécialisées en la matière documente une réduction des CSP en cours de thérapie, peu d...
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This study aimed to (a) evaluate the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) and revictimization among a representative sample of 1,001 women living in Quebec, Canada; (b) examine whether IPV was predicted by experiences of child maltreatment; and (c) explore the role of polyvictimization on IPV beyond the effect of any type of exposure. Resu...
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Background : Sexual behavior problems (SBP) in school-aged children is a social concern that draws increased attention amongst child protection services and practitioners. Past research that highlighted the variety in profiles and in behavioral manifestations of children with SBP emphasizes the importance of a well-informed and sensitive approach f...
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Position du problème. – Une proportion considérable de victimes d’agression sexuelle à l’enfance présente des séquelles psychologiques à l’âge adulte. Les facteurs permettant de comprendre pourquoi certaines victimes développent ces séquelles alors que d’autres non, demeurent peu explorés. Dans ce contexte, l’objectif principal est d’examiner la co...
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Ce chapitre présente brièvement les caractéristiques des interventions préventives et thérapeutiques en matière d’agressions sexuelles (AS) envers les enfants ainsi que leur efficacité, et fournit quelques exemples d’applications prometteuses pour chacun des deux types d’intervention.
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Ce chapitre aborde l’état des connaissances actuelles concernant l’ampleur et les caractéristiques de la violence sexuelle commise à l’égard des enfants, ainsi que les facteurs de risque et les conséquences qui y sont associés. Il portera sur la violence sexuelle qui peut survenir à la fois dans la famille, immédiate ou élargie, mais aussi à l’exté...
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Le but de ce chapitre est de présenter les résultats d’une étude portant sur la prévalence et les facteurs de risque de la violence (psychologique et physique) subie dans les relations amoureuses par des jeunes hommes adultes. Cette étude longitudinale comportant trois temps de mesure a été réalisée auprès de 132 hommes ayant en moyenne 17,3 ans au...
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Children with intellectual disabilities (ID) are at least four times more at risk of maltreatment than other children; consequently, they are often overrepresented in the population of maltreated children. Only a few studies so far have examined the characteristics of this specific population. Furthermore, very few have taken an ecological approach...
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The impact of child sexual abuse (CSA) disclosure on parents’ psychological health has been documented among samples of nonoffending parents. Much less is known about the parents’ physical health. This study assesses the longitudinal impact of CSA disclosure on both the mental and physical health of parents and explores potential gender differences...
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En protection de l’enfance, les enfants ayant des comportements sexuels problématiques (CSP) suscitent parfois des malaises chez les intervenants et provoquent de l’inquiétude en raison des torts qu’ils peuvent causer. Prenant appui sur un modèle explicatif adapté par Boisvert et ses collaborateurs, la présente étude visait à cerner les facteurs qu...
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Background Until now, the relations between the working alliance and trauma-related symptoms have received little or no study in residential-care settings. However, considering the high prevalence of past experiences of interpersonal trauma among young people in residential centers, it is essential to examine this issue more closely. Objective This...
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Objective The study aims to estimate the specific contribution of various forms of child maltreatment on the mental health among a Quebeckers’ women representative sample. Method A telephone survey was conducted with a representative sample of 1001 women from the province of Quebec (Canada). Different demographic variables, all four child maltreatm...
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La sexualité représente une dimension fondamentale et importante de la vie de tout être humain. Pourtant, ce sujet demeure encore trop souvent tabou ou provoque malaise et gêne y compris dans les milieux professionnels, surtout lorsqu’il s’agit de la sexualité des enfants (Hackett, Carpenter, Patsios, & Szilassy, 2013; Sciaraffa & Randolph, 2011)....
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The risk of being sexually abused is 4.6 times greater among children with intellectual disabilities than among typically developing children, while the global prevalence of intellectual disabilities is only 1%. No study has yet included a representative sample of sexually abused children with intellectual disabilities reported to child protection...
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Disclosure of child sexual abuse can be traumatic for nonoffending parents. Research has shown its impact on mothers’ mental health, which includes heightened psychological distress, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Very little is known, however, about its impact on their physical health or on fathers’ health. The self-perceived ment...
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The objective of this study was to identify maternal factors associated with the intergenerational cycle of childhood sexual abuse among mothers in the general population. A group of 45 mothers who were victims of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and who have at least one child who was also sexually abused was compared to a group of 116 CSA victim moth...
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L’étude vise à identifier les besoins de formation continue des membres de l’Ordre des psychoéducateurs et psychoéducatrices du Québec (OPPQ) et à explorer les différences entre les membres nouvellement diplômés (depuis moins de 5 ans) et les autres membres. Une enquête en ligne a été réalisée entre le 15 mai 2014 et le 15 août 2014. Mille trente-q...
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Considering the importance of mother's support in the adaptation of a sexually abused child, it is relevant to determine if the mothers and children involved in an intergenerational cycle of child sexual victimization differ from dyads in which only the child has been abused. The purpose of this study was to compare mother-child dyads with sexually...
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This study aimed to determine how well the working alliance between adolescent girls and staff in residential centers predicted the trajectories of their behavior problems from mid-adolescence to emerging adulthood. Findings showed that even after controlling for intake characteristics, the working alliance reported by the girls has a predictive ef...
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La majorite des enfants franchissent les differentes etapes du developpement psychosexuel de facon saine. Toutefois, certains enfants devient de cette trajectoire et manifestent des comportements sexuels problematiques (CSP). Cette recension systematique a pour objectif de determiner quels sont les facteurs individuels, familiaux et sociaux qui dis...
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Les mauvais traitements envers les enfants, dont les agressions sexuelles, figurent parmi les facteurs associes au developpement des comportements sexuels problematiques (CSP). De plus en plus, les connaissances theoriques et empiriques invitent a considerer ces facteurs pour mieux comprendre l’evolution des sequelles liees aux CSP en cours de trai...
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This study sought to verify if a history of maltreatment may predict the psychosocial profile of children who participated in an intervention program aiming at reducing sexual behavior problems. Data were collected at both the beginning and the end of the intervention program using a clinical protocol and standardized tests selected on the basis of...
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Objective: The Québec Incidence Study on situations investigated by child protective services (QIS) has been conducted in 5-year cycles since 1998 in collaboration with all 16 Québec child protection agencies. It provides reliable estimates of the incidence and characteristics of investigated children. The aim of this paper is to discuss major fin...
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Childhood cancer may radically change the daily lives of young survivors, particularly in school. Depending on the sense they derive from the experience of illness, survivors may go through profound transformations in the way they approach life. This exploratory study reports on school engagement of cancer survivors by examining their perceptions o...
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Given the importance of the working alliance to achieve positive outcomes in various type of treatment, it is important to better understand the factors that contribute to a good alliance. The present study aimed to determine which configuration of pre-treatment characteristics predicted a higher or weaker working alliance between 175 adolescent gi...
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Parental support provided to child sexual abuse (CSA) victims is a key element in their recovery process. Yet, little is known about the extent and nature of support provided by fathers when they are not identified as the perpetrators. This study compares abuse-specific and nonspecific support provided by 92 mothers and 32 fathers after disclosure...
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Childhood maltreatment is a factor frequently associated with adolescents who commit sexual assault. This study sought to determine: 1) whether juvenile sex offenders (JSO) progressed on a set of targets following a psychoeducational group intervention; and 2) whether presence of childhood maltreatment and quality of parent-adolescent relationship...
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Child maltreatment has been investigated as a suicide risk for decades. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of women from the general population with suicidal ideas or attempts and add to the actual literature a larger perspective of different types of maltreatment in regards to experiences such as neglect, psychological, physical...
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Cette étude évalue, à l’aide d’un devis quasi expérimental de type pré-test – post-test avec groupe contrôle, les effets d’une thérapie de groupe pour adolescents auteurs d’agressions sexuelles. Les 22 sujets du groupe contrôle ont reçu des services traditionnels d’un centre jeunesse (CJ) alors que les 29 sujets du groupe expérimental ont participé...
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To date, many treatment programs for troubled youth have been shown to be effective on the basis of rigorous studies, but the processes responsible for the success of these programs are still unknown. This article presents the study of mechanisms of change as a promising research avenue for optimizing treatment programs based on their capacity to i...
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A longitudinal study was conducted with the goal of establishing different profiles of progress of people with severe mental health difficulties receiving intermediate care support (ICS), taking into account the seriousness of their issues at the beginning of their involvement in the study. The results demonstrate that 41% of participants showed an...
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Cet article vise à dégager les facteurs ayant facilité ou non le développement d’un partenariat dans le cadre de la mise en place des services intersectoriels pour les enfants victimes d’agressions sexuelles. Les résultats présentés sont issus d’entrevues individuelles et de groupe réalisées auprès du personnel des organismes partenaires impliqués...
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L’émergence des comportements sexuels problématiques chez les jeunes enfants est une préoccupation notamment en raison des nombreux facteurs associés tant sur le plan psychologique, social que familial de même que l’impact de ces comportements sur les enfants impliqués. Cette problématique amène également les cliniciens et les chercheurs à se quest...
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Group intervention is a modality very frequently implemented with the adolescent girls who have been sexually abused. These kinds of interventions lead to positive global statistical effects among girls. On the other hand, from an individual clinical point of view, they have a variable effectiveness. The purpose of the study is to verify if some ch...
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Depuis une trentaine d'années, plusieurs travaux s'intéressent à la sexualité des enfants, principalement par l'étude des comportements sexuels problématiques ou de problèmes ciblés, comme l'agression sexuelle. Toutefois, rares sont ceux qui portent sur les comportements sexuels normaux chez les enfants. L'objectif de cette étude est de décrire la...
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This study evaluated the effects of a group intervention for child (6–12 years old) victims of sexual abuse. A sample of 51 children involved in a group psychoeducational intervention offered by a community center were contrasted to a sample of 39 children from a comparison group. Participants in the group intervention reported fewer anxiety and po...
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Purpose To investigate the coping strategies of youth sexual offenders, which are believed to be important elements in the development of sexual offending behaviours. Subjects and method This cross-sectional study investigated two groups of male adolescents (n = 196) consisting of youth sexual offenders and non-offender peers. Examination of the c...
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Objectif Cette étude a pour objectif d’examiner les stratégies d’adaptation des jeunes délinquants sexuels dont on estime qu’elles jouent un rôle important dans l’adoption de comportements de délinquance sexuelle. Participants et méthodologie Cette étude transversale porte sur deux groupes d’adolescents (n = 196) de sexe masculin qui sont composés...
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The objective of this study is to explore the factors associated with sexual behavior problems (SBP) of children toward other. The sample is composed of 187 children aged six to 11, which sample was part of a more substantial study, which included a representative sample of children under the care of child protective services. Five factors appeared...
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L’objectif de cette étude est d’explorer les facteurs associés aux comportements sexuels problématiques (CSP) dirigés vers les autres des enfants. L’échantillon de 187 enfants de six à 11 ans provient d’une étude plus vaste réalisée auprès d’un échantillon représentatif d’enfants pris en charge par les services de protection de l’enfance du Québec....