Teaching has been a big part of my life for many years.  Particularly at the University of Victoria, I have cherished the opportunity to work with students throughout the course of their degree(s) over many years, both online and on campus, and even after graduation at conferences and in the field.  These relationships have been an important source of joy, growth, and fulfillment for me:

  • Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC (2016-present)
    • Supervisory committee member for one PhD student and two MA students.
  • School of Child and Youth Care, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC (2009 – present)
    • CYC 171 (Introduction to families: Issues, patterns, and processes)
    • CYC 205 (Applying change theories in Child and Youth Care practice)
    • CYC 240 (Ethical decision-making in Child and Youth Care practice)
    • CYC 251 (An introduction to Child and Youth Care for Human Services diploma students – bridging course one)
    • CYC 356 (Child and Youth Care practice with families)
    • CYC 364 (Attending to disability in Child and Youth Care)
    • CYC 424 (Qualitative and quantitative analysis in Child and Youth Care)
    • CYC 475 (Advanced Child and Youth Care practice with families)
    • CYC 475 (Advanced Child and Youth Care practice with groups)
    • CYC 552 (Ethics in Child and Youth Care – MA)
    • CYC 546 (Human change processes: Applied practice – MA)
    • Supervision of individual directed studies
  • School of Communication and Culture, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, 2015
    • IICS 630 (Advanced research methods – MA)
  • Vancouver Island University, Powell River, BC, (2015 – present, intermittent)
    • Workplace Essential Skills Training (WDYP 004: Your life and the world around you; WDYP 001: Numeracy for life and work; and WDYP 002: Health and the workplace)  with Alison Taplay
    • Diploma in Disability Studies (DIDS 230: Practicum)
    • Practicum supervisory committee member for student in Leadership and Disability Studies
  • Mary’s Child, Mustard Seed Communities, Kingston, Jamaica (2003)
  • American International School of Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica (2003)
  • Eigoland Eikaiwa, Sapporo, Japan (2001)
  • NCB English Language Institute, Sapporo, Japan, (2000 – 2001)