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Therapist, Parenting Coordinator, Consultant, Counsellor. 

Education

1994   MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK
Wurzweiler School of Social Work -YESHIVA UNIVERSITY

1988  BACHELOR OF ARTS
University of British Columbia

Continuing Education

  • (CUST1) Procedures for Conducting Custody Evaluations  University of Toronto: Lorraine Martin and Michael Saini
  • (CUST2) Analysis and Reporting for Custody Evaluations University of Toronto: Lorraine Martin and Michael Saini
  • Current-professional supervision with Linda Chodos.  Also attends monthly consult group with Parenting Coordinators under the supervision of L. Chodos.
  • Domestic Violence Screening Program
  • The Mediation Centre with Lisa Emms Wice and Claudette Reimer (Dec 2011)
  • Parenting Coordination: Foundations
  • Barbara Fidler and Linda Chodos (2011)
  • The Basic Family Law Course
  • Riverdale Mediation with Hilary Linton, March 2nd, 2012
  • Selected workshops and conferences

Professional Associations

  • Member of the AFCC, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

  • Continuing peer consultation with Linda Chodos on Parenting Coordination and High Conflict families since 2012.

  • Associate of Ilana Tamari – Ongoing Professional Consultation.

  • Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) 

  • Ontario Association of Social Workers
  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Ontario Council for Deaf Mental Health Issue-past Chair (1998-2000)

Professional Experience

Independent Practice (Current)

  • Counselling for individuals, couples, and families.
  • Parenting Coordination for high conflict families.

The Toronto District School Board  (1994-Current)

Clinical Social Worker in a multidisciplinary setting

  • provide individual and family assessments.
  • provide counselling to children and families of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Facilitate groups for children and adolescents experiencing behavioural, family, and issues related to personal adjustment.
  • Provide in-service training  and consultations to teachers and administrators related to child development. 
  • Specialize in working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Delisle Youth Services (1994-1997)

  • provided counselling for youth and their families.
  • facilitated groups on issues related to the impact of divorce and separation, parenting support groups, sexual abuse treatment groups, and boys groups.

Jewish Child and Family Services (1988-1991)

Jermone D. Diamond Centre

  • front line worker in a residential treatment centre for emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.