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EDUCATION
PASSION
LEARNING

INSPIRATION

Change Perspective, not just Practice

 

BIO

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District Principal in the Surrey School District (British Columbia)


I am the district representative for Mental Health and Wellness Programming and serve on Interagency/ Intergovernmental Committees for programs dealing with students with mental health issues.  I also oversee programs for youth at risk, vulnerable youth, students with mental health issues, and Summer Learning.

Additionally I am an Instructor in the Master of Arts in Leadership Program as part of the TWU Global Department at Trinity Western University.


Most importantly, I am the proud father of 2 awesome kids and have the best life partner anyone could ever have.

 
 

UPDATES & RESOURCES

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THE CASUAL LINK BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH AND EATING DISORDERS

May 18, 2022

Until recently, society has viewed eating disorders and mental health struggles as separate
health issues. However, as professionals examine why people struggle with eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, they have been discovering a definite connection between eating disorders and mental health – with mental health issues often being the underlying cause of the eating disorder. This hour-long session will dive into the causal relationship between these two health issues and, hopefully, spark discussion on how we can identify these issues early in our international students and help them have success in overcoming these two
very real and life hindering health issues.

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COMMUNICATING MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES TO PARENTS

May 18, 2022

In the last five years, North American Society has had an increased focus on Mental Health and Wellness. In nearly every segment of society a person’s mental health has been brought to the forefront of discussion when it comes to identifying issues that affect overall health and wellness.

Unfortunately, while international research has come to understand that mental health and wellness struggles affect all ethnicities and cultures – there are many people both locally and abroad that have a lack of understanding as to how their own families are affected by these very real issues. This session will explore why some families tend to not see mental health affecting persona