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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

- 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

- 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.