and Staff Development
Skills and Experience:
Provides technical information and tools to define and improve organizational
structures, policies and practices
and deals effectively with different forms of resistance to change
and develops training manuals and tools
a stimulating learning environment
the principles of adult learning and popular education
curricula and trains facilitators
of Work Experience, Workshops:
2008 to Present
Skill-building Sessions for staff , supervisors, senior managers
and Board of Directors of various Children’s Aid Societies
2008 to 2011
Staff development for clinical, community development and other
professional staff of Bramalea Community Health Centre to connect
the Mission, Conflict Resolution Skills, Service Equity and Team
2008 to 2012
Facilitated discussions and presentations to members of the Elementary
Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.
October 2007 - January 2008
Designed and delivered a Train-the-Trainer Program for peer educators/facilitators
for Children's Aid Societies across the province.
2001, February 2002
Provided diversity management sessions for the Extended Management
Team of Prairies and Northern Region, Federal Department
of Canadian Heritage.
Designed and facilitated sessions with faculty of the Law
Society of Upper Canada on developing bias-free and inclusive
curriculum for the Bar Admissions Course.
Winter 2002 and 2003 Fall 2006
Taught “Popular Education for Social Change,” a Masters-level
course for the Faculty of Environmental Studies,York University
and previously taught "Power, Organizations and Bureaucracies"
for the Faculty of Social Work, Atkinson College, York University.
CURRICULA AND DEVELOPING FACILITATORS
Designed Curriculum and developed twelve facilitators from various
Children’s Aid Societies in Ontario to deliver
a two-day staff development session on integrating anti-oppression
skills into daily child protection work.
Designed the curriculum and developed facilitators from across Canada
to deliver sessions on internalized sexism and racism.