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Bien dans mes baskets

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Bien dans mes baskets is a psychosocial development program that uses extracurricular basketball as a prevention intervention tool with young adolescents at high risk of dropping out of school. The project is the outcome of a collaboration between the health and social services and the education networks.

Founded by social worker Martin Dusseault, the program Bien dans mes baskets is offered at Jeanne-Mance high school; it is unique of is kind in Québec and Canada. Various stakeholders are involved in this intervention program, including young people and their families, educators and the community.

A documentary about the program, called Martin et les Dragons, has been made. It presents a year in the lives of a social worker, Martin Dusseault, and of a group of troubled youth at Jeanne-Mance high school in Montréal. Martin Dusseault works with youth with academic and social difficulties. He set up Bien dans mes Baskets, a unique social intervention program that uses basketball as an intervention tool. The documentary shows the importance of commitment to help youth take charge of their lives.

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Last Update : 27 February 2020