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Professional Development:

Seminars:

  • Child Trafficking: Not in my City

  • Narcissist Personalities

  • Online learning with ADHD 

  • Eating Disorder Workshop

  • Nonsuicidal Self Injury

  • Youth Addiction: AHS 

  • Trauma Informed Stabilization Treatment: Janina Fisher

  • Advanced Interventions for Frontline Professionals: Gabor Maté

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Workshop" John and Jamie Forsyth

  • Pat Ogden: Sensorimotor Pyschotherapy Approach for Treatment of Chronic Trauma

  • Counselling Millennials: Young Adults in the Digital Age

  • Peter Levine: Healing Broken Bonds:Releasing Trauma and Restoring Goodness

  • Dr. Jaiya John: Renewal for Helping Professionals, Caregivers and Systems

  • Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools: Jen Alexander

  • Applying Responsive Trauma-Informed Strategies in Schools

  • Angry Love and Ruthless Compassion: Reducing Isolation and Expulsions

  • Biting, Hitting, Screaming, Oh My! Strategies for the 21st Century Classroom

  • Adjusting School Expectations and Enjoying the Path Along the Way

  • The Neurosequential Model In Education

  • Creating Attachment-Based Trauma Informed Classrooms 

  • Gordon Neufeld: Making Sense of Anxiety

       and Related Disorders

  • Survivors of Torture: Survivors in our Midst

  • Exploring the Paradoxes of Mourning:

       Alan Wolfelt

  • Proactive Strategies for Children with

       Challenging Behaviour

  • Mental Health Online Resources for Educators

  • Understanding Mental Health Issues in

       Classrooms

  •  Mental Health Curriculum Training

  •  Professionals Respecting Individual Sexual Minorities

  •  Inquiry Based Teaching and Learning

  •  Differentiation in the Inclusive Classroom

  •  Principles of a Thinking Classroom

  •  Cyber Bullying

  •  Professional Reading in areas of Anxiety, Grief, Family Therapy and Narrative Therapy

  •  21st Century Learning

  •  Math Gismos: Grade 4-8

  •  Digital Literacy

  •  Educational Technology and Social Networking

  •  Thematic Units: Div. III Language

  •  Reading Strategies

  •  Guided Reading Program

  •  Evaluation of Provincial Achievement Tests

  •  Academic In-services

Courses:

  • Complex Trauma Certification:  Janina Fisher

  • Brain Focused Strategies: Dealing With Depression

  • Expert Strategies: Working With Anxiety 

  • Brain Story 

  • Mental Health First Aid

  • The Science of Happiness:Berkley University

  • Introduction to Grief and Loss Part 1 and 2:

       Hospice Calgary

  • Introduction to Sand Tray Therapy

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural

       Therapy

  • Dulwich Centre Intro to Narrative Therapy

Diverse Learning Competencies

 

Created Learner Profiles to support students with the following;

 

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Attention Deficit Disorder

  • Spectrum: Autism-Asperger’s

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

  • Giftedness

  • Hearing/Visual Impairments

  • Trauma/Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Down Syndrome

  • Communication Delays

  • English Language Learning

  • Learning Disabled

  • Anxiety

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Leadership Roles 

  • Monthly Connections Meetings 

  • Staff Professional Development (Mindfulness, Covid and Mental Health, Suicidal Ideation, Behavior) 

  • Virtual Resources 

  • Mental Health Presentations 

  • School Wellness Lead 

  • Newsletters: Staff and Parents 

  • Student Surveys 

  • Community Referrals for youth and families

  • School Resource Team

  • Mentorship Program: Big Brothers and

  •        Big Sisters

  • Teacher Mentorship

  • Breakfast Program

  • We Day Committee

  • Kids in The Know

  • Open Minds Programs

  • Practicum Supervisor

  • Catholic Community of Caring

  • Social Justice Projects

  • Staff Social Event Coordinator

  • Committee Leader

  • Patrol Supervisor

  • Science Fair Invention Convention

  • Contact teacher (Math, Language Arts, Computers)

  • ATA representative

  • School liturgies

  • Guest Speakers

  • Service Projects

  • School Presentations

 

 Created Counselling Case Conceptualizations to support clients in areas of:

 

  • Grief and Loss

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Suicidal Ideation

  • Complicated Grief

  • Distorted Automatic Thoughts

  • Terminal Pain

  • Post Traumatic Stress

  • Obsessive Compulsive Tendencies

Volunteer Experience

 

  • Family Tree House of Hope

  • Family Tree Kinship Program,

  • Living With Cancer Support Group

  • Feed the Hungry

  • Flood Relief

  • St. Vincent de Paul Hamper Delivery

  • Elizabeth House: Babysitting

  • Junior High Badminton Coaching

  • Community Soccer Coaching

  • Hockey Tournament Coordinator

  • School Breakfasts and Barbeques

  • Bottle Drives

  • Sacramental Preparations