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Lessons offered by Geraldine
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Taught subjects
  • Oral expression - English
  • Writing expression - English
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
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  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
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  • For children

Retired child protection worker 28 years experience writing essays affidavits and court documents

Methodology

For 18 years I was the invited guest speaker at St. Lawrence College Cornwall ON. to the Social Service Workers covering topics on medical indicators of child abuse, and forensic interviewing of young children. Once the topic was covered the students were allotted time to ask questions.

Background

I have an Early Childhood Degree from Middlesex College Mass. and continued undergraduate studies with the University of Ottawa, compounded with many years of Ministry training in the field
of child protection risk assessment and statement validity analysis and mediation skills

Rates

Transportation Fee : $15
Rate for online lessons : $ 30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $125
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $250
Lessons offered by Geraldine
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Oral expression - English
  • Writing expression - English
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • For children

Geraldine's Resume

Profile:

• More than thirty years’ dedication to the protection, education and wellbeing of children (28 years Child ProtectionWorker)
• Innate ability to engage and achieve rapport with at-risk youth leading to the attainment of disclosure
• Recognized for superior writing ability in processing sensitive documents for the Ontario Court of Justice
• Strong collaboration skills with collateral community agencies
• Excellent grasp of the Child Welfare Act and the Criminal Code of Canada
• Trained and knowledgeable on an array of secure database systems
• Effective and positive team player who “brings laughter and a sense of peacefulness to the team”

Professional Experience:

Children’s Aid Society, SD&G
Records and Adoption Disclosure (2010-2013)
Special Witness, Cornwall Public Inquiry (2008-2010)
Family Services (2000-2008)
Forensics Department (1986-2000)
Children’s Center Early Childhood Education, Lexington
Early Childhood Educator (1974-1977)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge
Industrial Liaison (1970-1972)

Professional Honours and Awards:

Community Service Award, Children’s Aid Society SD&G (2006, 2013)
Distinguished Speaker, Department of Social Services, St. Lawrence College, Cornwall (1988-2006)
Guest Lecturer, Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario
“AHT: Shaken Baby Syndrome,” St. Josephs’s CHS, 2009
“Physical Indicators of Abuse for Babysitters,” General Vanier CHS, 1992
“Duty to Report the Medical Indicators of Abuse,” Sacred Heart CHS, 1990
Certificate of Recognition, Children’s Aid Society SD&G
Exceptional Casework Leading to the Uncovering of a Sexual Abuse Ring, 1995
Superb Management of a Highly Demanding and Dangerous Apprehension, 1994
Facilitator, Sexual Abuse Treatment Program (1989-1990)

Additional Service:

Union Steward, Ontario Public Service Employees Union (2000-2001)
Director, Children’s Snowsuit Fund, Lancaster Optimist Club (1988-1993)
Chair, Protocol Committee, Hotel Dieu Hospital, 1990
Children’s Aid Society
Wellness Committee (2011-2013)
Health and Safety Committee (1998-1999)
Bike-a-Thon Committee (1988-1995)

Education and Training:

“Triple P”- Positive Parenting Program: Level 2, University of Queensland, Australia: 2013
Violence Threat Risk Assessment: Level 1, Canadian Centre for Threat Assessment & Trauma Response, 2012
Rapid Onset Dependence to Cannabis in Select Youth, Addiction Services of Eastern Ontario: 2005
Identifying and Managing Mental Health Disorders, AMCAL Family Services and Dr. Lisa Melanie Boesky: 2003
StepWise Interviewing of Sexually Abused Children, The Forensic Alliance, Ottawa: 2000
Family Law, The Law Society of Upper Canada, Ottawa: 1999
Coroner’s Inquest, Physical Abuse Symposium, Ottawa: 1997
Institute for the Prevention of Child Abuse (IPCA), Toronto: 1997
Understanding and Treating Children Who Witness Domestic Violence, Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa: 1999
Ontario Child Protection Training Program, Cornwall
Resource Family Assessment, Preparation and Ongoing Development, 2006
Ontario Risk Assessment Model, (2005-2009)
Protection Investigations Within the Context of Custody and Access Disputes, 2003
High Risk Infants, 2002
Advanced Service Planning and Ongoing Reviews, 2001
Critical Decision Making in Child Protection Work, 2000
Assessing Parenting Capacity, 2000
Adult Psychopathology and the Impact on Parenting Capacity, 2000
B.A. Department of Psychology, in progress, University of Ottawa: 2000-present
Early Childhood Education, Middlesex College, Bedford: 1972-1974
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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