My Qualifications

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I thought that I might also share with you my specific qualifications. Just in case you want to know what type of training I have and why I can help you.

I have been working in private practice since 2012. I’ve worked with a diversity of people and counselling issues. I also have experience facilitating psycho-educational and support groups.

I am a registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

I have a Bachelors of Social Work and a Masters of Social Work from Ryerson University. Ryerson’s School of Social Work focuses on anti-oppression social work.

I also have a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto specializing in English studies.

I have also been a presenter at several conferences:

  • Striving Towards Universal Design National Structural Social Work Conference
  • How Can Schools of Social Work Become Cultures of Accessibility?
  • National CASSW Conference (2006)
  • The Impacts of Intersecting Oppressions on the Perceptions of the Single Parent Family National CASSW Conference (2004)