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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
December 11, 2016
Canadian Excellence

Presentations and Training Seminars

Presentations at Academic Conferences:

(2006) Association Canadienne française pour i'advancement des sciences, McGill University: Social exclusion amongst Francophone immigrants, Why are Francophone Immigrants leaving Quebec and coming to Southwestern Ontario? Case study of Hamilton, Ontario

(2005) Canadian Conference on Spirituality and Social Work, Western University: Talking religiosity and sexual diversity, Discussions from the hallway into the class room

(2005) Building Communities Conference- Laurier Brantford: Dancing with Turtles: University and community collaboration within a community healing project

 (2001) Canadian Schools of Social Work Conference, Laval University, Quebec: Women healing in community organizing initiatives

 (2000) Association for Research in Mothering International Symposium, York University: Pokemon, term papers and dinosaurs, reframing motherhood within academia

 (2000) International Schools of Social Work Conference, Montreal Quebec: Building alliances between school of social work and the co-operative movement, an idea whose time has come

Presentations at Conferences

 (2008) SSHRC Symposium on the Social Economy, OISE, Toronto: Exploring the impact of co-operatives on the lives of minority Francophones in Southwestern Ontario

 (2006) SSHRC Symposium on the Social Economy, OISE, Toronto: Working with fractured communities

 (2006) Community Psychology Conference- WLU, Keynote Speaker: When tyrannies meet, on the merits and challenges of university and community collaboration

 (2006) First North American Conference on Spirituality and Social Work, UW: Why social work educators should address matters of spirituality in the classroom, case study of the survivors of war and torture project

 (2006) Region of Waterloo Human Resources Conference, Keynote Speaker: The dance of dysfunction- harmonizing mandated work within a context of community engagement

Community Training:

 Continuing Education at the WLU Faculty of Social Work- Demystifying Community Based Research, managing diversity within social service agencies in Waterloo Region- training participants in a management certificate program

 Burlington Children's Mental Health Services- Diversity training on organizational change,

 United Way of Kitchener Waterloo: Diversity Matters Training

 Kitchener Community Foundation: Diversity train the trainer

 KW Counselling, KidsLINK, Lutherwood Coda, Leadership Waterloo- Diversity Training