Employment History

2008-Present: Project Manager
Buffalo Trail Public Schools in partnership with Alberta Health Services

Supervisory position managing the collaboration and integration of staff and provincial grant funding in the intake, assessment, counselling and program development of school aged children & their families, the school system and community (Mental Health Capacity Building Initiative). Duties include local and provincial liaising, professional consultation, crisis response, short term counselling, education and awareness presentations, service planning & delivery and project implementation. Further responsibilities include interagency representation, program promotion, staff supervision, budgeting, evaluation, case documentation and research/ statistical tasks.

2011-Present: Sole Proprietor, Private Practitioner & Consultant
Knowledge is Power: Consulting & Wellness Services

Training, workshop development, consultation, assessment and educational presentations for agency, school, corporate and government systems. Further services include individual and group assessment, counseling, goal setting and wellness programming in a private practice setting.

2009-Present: Sessional Instructor & Practicum Placement Supervisor
Lakeland College

Instruction, delivery, documentation and evaluation of Human Services classes, course work, practicum placement and student development at the post-secondary level.

2002-2008: Family School Liaison Counsellor
Student Health Initiative Partnership

Intake, assessment and counselling of school aged children and their families in individual and group settings. Program planning, case-conferencing and documentation duties included.

2002-2008: Rehabilitation Services Aide
Catholic Social Services

Rehabilitation, support and advocacy for persons of all ages with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges.