I feel passionately about helping people achieve their goals. This might include trying something for the first time, learning something new, meeting new people, or striving for a milestone (such as a getting a specific job, finding a meaningful way to share a gift, or mastering a skill). I seek to help people participate and contribute in their communities, develop and enhance relationships, identify and share their gifts and practice self-determination. We all want to find places and ways we can belong and make meaningful valued contributions.
I have experience with a variety of planning models and tools including HSA Person Centred Thinking Tools, MAPS, PATHS, Essential Lifestyle Planning, Building a New Story (A Facilitation Leadership Workshop), Personal Futures Planning, Asset Based Community Development (ABCD), Social Capital, and Social Role Valorization.
I have connections to Facile Perth and have done project work with Bridges to Belonging. I participate in several communities of practice (COP), including the OIFN CoP, the Waterloo Facilitators Network, and a new smaller group in Perth County.
I live near Tavistock Ontario and I provide planning and facilitation directly to individuals and their families. I also work with developmental service agencies to provide facilitation support to individuals and support individuals and teams with planning processes and documentation.