I have many years of experience as a Trainer, Facilitator, Instructor, Keynote Speaker and Moderator.

I have developed an Aboriginal Training Series  that include the following topics:

  • Working with Aboriginal Families
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Supporting Families with Special Needs
  • Autism Awareness
  • Basic Counselling Skills
  • Trauma Informed Practice
  • Family Violence

I have taught in Bachelor of Social Work Programs that have included courses on Mental Health, Addictions. Policies, First Nations Issues, Social Work Practice and more.

I like to utilize a participatory style of teaching that engages the participants in a safe and respectful environment.

I’ve had the honour of working with the following organizations and communities to develop training curriculum, facilitate workshops, moderate and/or organize conferences.

  • Lower Nicola Band School
  • Nzen’man Child & Family Development Centre Society
  • Aboriginal Success by Six
  • Journeys into Tomorrow Transition House
  • Kelowna Friendship Centre Society
  • N’Quat’qua First Nation
  • Lower Stat’imc Tribal Council
  • Nicola Tribal Association – Health & Wellness Project
  • Douglas First Nation
  • HELP Conference
  • Okanagan Indian Band
  • Upper Nicola Band
  • Nakazdli Maternal Child Health Program
  • C. First Nations Head Start On-Reserve Program
  • Manitoba Head Start On-Reserve Program
  • Ontario Head Start On-Reserve Program
  • N’Kwala School
  • Ministry for Children & Families, Thompson Rivers University
  • Sc’wexmx Child & Family Services
  • Nicola Tribal Association