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I am engaged in implementations across Canada, the United States and England, actively contributing to the widespread adoption of Signs of Safety. As a licensed trainer and consultant, I am dedicated to equipping participants with a solid foundation in effectively utilizing Signs of Safety with families while addressing the organizational support necessary for this approach to thrive.

With many years of hands-on experience applying Signs of Safety in real-world scenarios, I profoundly understand how its components work together to ensure enduring safety for children. This unique perspective enables me to provide comprehensive guidance and training across all organizational levels, from frontline workers to management.

I bring extensive expertise in delivering support and instruction, ensuring organizations acquire the necessary elements to implement Signs of Safety successfully. Whether offering guidance on practical application or providing strategic direction, I have the practical experience to assist organizations in achieving positive outcomes for children and families.

I am passionate about sharing my knowledge and expertise to facilitate lasting change and improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals and communities.

Training & Consulting


  • Introductory and Advanced trainings. 

  • Trainings that support organizations to embed and sustain Signs of Safety.  

  • Consultation that support Signs of Safety implementation.

  • Organizational/SNR leadership implementation consulting support.  



  • Typically 1-day focused skill enhancement sessions for front-line protection and non -protection staff from all levels of service.  

  • Possible topics can include but are not limited to: Organizational Safety, Tools (Mapping, 3-Houses, Safety House, Words and Pictures), Trajectory, Networking, Safety Planning, Appreciative Inquiry, Signs of well Being/Success and Organizational Implementation.   


  • Video conferencing sessions that are typically 1-3 hours long.  These sessions can include but are not limited to: coaching, mentoring in the use of Signs of Safety, largely utilizing the group supervision process.  

  • Video consults are for front-line workers, community partners, supervisors and SNR leaders. These sessions are intended to enhance skills and practice depth and support implementations. 


  • In-person case consult, mentoring and coaching involving face-face work with families. I will attend all pre-planning meetings with agency staff and all meetings involving family members.  Mentoring staff in the process of Signs of Safety from beginning to case closure.  This typically involves, consultation meetings with front line staff and their supervisor, initial meetings with family members (developing partnership), mapping, trajectory work, networking sessions with family and safety planning.  

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