Centre Alumni

The Centre has a long history of training and providing mentorship to undergraduate and graduate student researchers. Our former team members have gone on to pursue careers across many disciplines. Below is a list of our esteemed Centre Alumni.

Recent Alumni (Past 5 years)

Former Centre Team Members

Crystal Mundy, PhD, 2013
Researcher at the Canadian Public Health Association

Amanda Neufeld, MSW 2015
Family Counselor at the Sage house

Katherine Stene, MSW, 2015
Clinician at the West Hawai’i Community Health Center

Alysia Elliot, 2012
Youth Counselor at the ARC program

Jennifer Bitz, MA 2011-2018
Project manager for In-Source consulting group

Tara Carpenter, MA 2011
Psychological Science PhD student, UBC Okanagan campus

Janice Cross, MSW 2013-2014
Psychological Health and Safety Advisor, Provincial Health Services Authority

Kerry Erickson, BA Hons. 2012
Employment Services Support Worker at the John Howard Society

Dylan Ermacora, MSW 2017
MSc Epidemiology Student, Queen’s University

Sarah Girling, BSc. Hons. Nursing and qualified Solicitor in the UK 2013-2015
Law Society, Adviser to the Exec. Director of External Affairs

Irene Gonneau, BSW, MSW, RSW 2011-2015
Mental Health Therapist, The Canadian Mental Health Association Kenora Branch

Alaina Hawken, BSW, MSW 2012
Acting Director of Practice, Kootenay Service Delivery Area, Ministry of Children & Family Development

Priscilla Healey, MA 2011-2014
PhD student, Sessional Instructor, and Research Associate in the School of Child and Youth Care at UVic
Research Assistant at the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research

Harleen Jhawar, MSW 2017-2018
MSW, UBC Okanagan campus

Geoff Johnson, MSW 2013-2014
Counsellor, Sk’elep School of Excellence, Kamloops, BC

J. May Kanippayoor, MA 2012-2013
Clinical Psychology PhD student, UBC Okanagan campus

Parul Kathuria, MA, MSW 2015
Mental Health Therapist at Intersect Youth and Family Services in Prince George

Sarah McQuaid, MA 2012-2013
Co-Founder & President of The Resonate Music Foundation, and CFO at Resonate Music School & Studio

Janice Noseworthy, MSW 2015-2016
Social Program Officer, Child Protection through MCFD in Kelowna BC

Avril Paice, MSW 2017
Counsellor, Family Resource Centre- Vernon BC

Faithe Reimer, MSW 2011
Provincial Practice Analyst, MCFD

Nisha Uppal, BA, MSW, RSW 2014-2015
Child and Youth Counsellor at Brenda Strafford Centre, Calgary Alberta

Andrew Vergara, MA 2011-2014
Youth Probation Officer with Manitoba Justice


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