Professional Development

Clinical

 

  • Intensive Short term Dynamic Psychotherapy Training, Halifax (2018-Present)
  • Certified Sex Addiction therapist (IITAP, Toronto) 2013-2015
  • National Conference on Addiction Disorders (Orlando, Washington, Atlanta) 2012, 2010, 2008
  • Addictions Certificate, TAPE Studies, Toronto 2009-2010
  • Intensive Sex Therapy, University of Guelph 2008
  • Emotion Focused Therapy, Ottawa (Dr. S. Johnson)2007
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, 72 hr Certification, University of Toronto (Dr. E. Denisoff) 2007
  • Compassion Fatigue Prevention, Traumatology Institute, Toronto (Dr. A. Baranowsky) 2006
  • Early Response Field Trauma Traumatology Institute, Toronto (Dr. A. Baranowsky) 2006
  • Trauma Practice Tools for Stabilization and Recovery, Traumatology Institute, Toronto (Dr. A. Baranowsky) 2006
  • Explosive/Noncompliant Children & Adolescents: Implementing Collaborative Problem-Solving. Frontenac CAS (Dr. R. Greene, Harvard University) 2005
  • Advances in Youth Justice & the Youth Criminal Justice Act, Queen’s University, Kingston 2004
  • Solution Focused Interviewing, Basic Skills, OISE, Toronto (Dr. R. Warner) 2004
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, LivingWorks Education, Kingston 2003
  • Family Theory, Discovery & Practice, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre Institute, Toronto 2003
  • Concurrent Disorders: Complex Needs, Community Strategies and Future Directions, Providence Continuing Care Centre, Kingston 2004
  • A Legal Primer for Children’s Mental Health Workers: Consent, Competency, Negligence, Record Keeping and Confidentiality, Kingston (R. Solomon, University of Western Ontario) 2004
  • Risk Assessment of Conduct Disorder Across the Lifespan: Researching Findings and Clinical Implications, CAMH, Toronto. 2003
  • Assessment & Treatment of Adolescents Who Sexually Offend, Kingston (Dr. J. Worling) 2002
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, National Crisis Prevention Institute, Kingston, Ottawa 2002, 1997, 1995
  • Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Training (CAFAS), Pathways For Children & Youth, Kingston 2002, 2001
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Early Identification & Intervention. Public Health Unit, Kingston 2001
  • Expressive Arts & Metaphors: Tools to Assess and Treat Children who Witness Women Abuse, SafeGuards: Children’s Services Training, Kingston 2001
  • Investigating Sexual Offences Against Children (ISOAC), Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies, Trenton 2001
  • Attachment, Separation & Placement, Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies, Picton 2001
  • Dissociative Identity Disorders, Guelph, (Dr. G. Glumac) 1997
  • Addiction and Co-dependency in Families, Rideauwood Addiction & Family Services, Ottawa 1997
  • Homelessness, Mental Illness & Substance Abuse: Model Program Approaches, Ottawa 1997
  • Addiction: The Process of Recovery & Healing, Serenity Renewal for Families, Ottawa 1997
  • Trauma Disorders: An Update on Dissociation and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Royal Ottawa Hospital1997
  • Multiple Diagnosis Conference, CAMH, Toronto 1996
  • Understanding The Unspoken Pain: Providing Initial Assistance to Survivors of War and Torture, Network Committee to Assist Survivors, CMHA, Ottawa 1996
  • Suicide Intervention Workshop, LivingWorks Education, CMHA, Ottawa1995
  • The Process of Recovery for Persons Experiencing Psychiatric or Physical Disabilities: Implications for Rehabilitation Professionals, Ottawa 1995

Management

  • Team Coaching: Moving from Management to Leadership, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto 2005
  • Performance Management: A Human Resources Perspective, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto 2005
  • Solutions Focus Problem Solving and Leadership, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto 2005
  • Essential Skills for the New Supervisor, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto 2005
  • How to Supervise People, Rockhurst University Continuing Education Centre, Kingston 2005
  • Achieving Healthy Leadership and Employees, Kingston Public Health Unit (Drs. W. Corneil & S. Cotton) 2005
  • Interest Based Communication: Conflict Resolution & Workplace Mediation, Department of National Defence, Kingston. 2005
  • How to Motivate, Manage & Lead a Team, Rockhurst University Continuing Education Centre, Kingston 2005
  • Criticism & Discipline Skills for Managers, CareerTrack, International Society for Education & Training, Kingston 2005
  • How to Be a Creative Trainer, Rockhurst University Continuing Education Centre, Kingston 2004
  • Training for Trainers, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto 2002
  • Consultation, Maximizing your Potential, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto 2002
  • Improving your Group Facilitation Skills, CAMH, Toronto 1999