Durham/Kawartha Branch

The Durham/Kawartha Branch includes Oshawa, Whitby, Peterborough and the surrounding areas.
Board Members
Rob Pepler, President
Lisa Van Hezewijk, Treasurer
Rosemary Gauci, Secretary
Megan Cameron, Provincial Board Rep)
Nyasha Smith - Ruddock, Nominations/Membership
Nicole Perryman, Membership
Shelby Maguire
Michelle Winterburn

Upcoming Branch Activities

Would you be interested in attending an event such as this?  Please indicate by September 25, 2017
Your local branch board executive is trying to gauge interest in offering a training on the topic of Motivational Interviewing for November or December. 

Would you be interested in attending an event such as this?  You do not need to commit at this point as we are just wanting feedback.  Please let us know if you would like us to proceed with this planning by sending an email by September 25, 2017 to: Robert Pepler: peplerr@ontarioshores.ca.  If there is an additional topic that you would like us to hold a workshop on, please feel free to indicate that as well. 

Previous Branch Activities 
Counselling, Advocacy, & Mental Health Support for Trans & Gender-Diverse People & Attachment & Trauma-Informed Counselling with Trans People & Their Loved Ones.
Two training events occurred in collaboration with Rainbow Health Ontario/Trans Health Connection on October 20, 2017 and October 27, 2016.
Panel Discussion Supporting Refugee Settlement

On March 3, 2016, a panel discussion was held for Branch members in Oshawa.  

Durham/Kawartha Branch Lunch & Learn
On November 9th, Ontario Shores, in collaboration with Durham/Kawartha Branch, hosted: Quotidian Ethics in Social Work Practice: Beyond the Code of Ethics. Guest speakers included Daniel Buchman and Bob Parke. 

Contact Information:
Megan Cameron