Julie holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Social Work from McGill University and is a Registered Social Worker and a member in good standing with both the Ontario Association of Social Workers and the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
Julie’s diverse work experience includes the Sexual Behaviours, Anger Management, Early Psychosis and Juvenile Justice clinics at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health as well as completing comprehensive assessments for youth facing criminal charges under section 34 of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and custody/access reports under section 112 of the Courts of Justice Act for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer.
In addition to clients who self-refer, Julie also provides services for clients who are referred through a number of North American and regional employee assistance plans.
Julie is certified to use the Hare Psychopathy Checklist: Revised (PCL-R), and has utilized the Hare Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version (PCL:YV), the Static 99 (the most widely used sex offender risk assessment instrument in the world), the ERASOR (Estimate of Risk of Adolescent Sexual Offense Recidivism), the LSI-R (Level of Service Inventory-Revised, a quantitative survey of offender attributes and their situations relevant to level of supervision and treatment decisions) and the YLS/CMI. 2.0 (Youth Level of Service Case Management Inventory).
As a clinical member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) Julie has met the requirement of a minimum of 2000 clinical hours of direct treatment experience.
Julie completed Level 1 Introduction to Collaborative Practice Training in October 2016 and Level 2 Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Skills Training in November 2016.