• Who We Are

Board of Directors

 

Peter A. Johnson
Chairman
Terry Kapuscinski
Treasurer
Pamela Atencio
Secretary
Joe Fardell
Past Chairman
Myles Thurlow
Director
Doug Rasberry
Director
Dave Mikkelsen CAE
Executive Director
Ex-Officio

 

 

Our Treatment Team

 

Director of Treatment Services

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Treatment Services is responsible for: supervising the implementation and monitoring of all treatment programs; ensuring the treatment philosophy reflects “best practice” and providing clinical supervision to members of the Psychology department.

Manager of Professional Services

Reporting to the Director of Treatment Services or designate, the Manager is responsible for overseeing the clinical team (Behavioural Consultants, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Family Support Workers), primarily with respect to assigning and managing caseloads, fostering a trans-disciplinary approach to intervention, recruitment, and maintaining an active role in programs and services.


 

Manager of Community Based Options

Reporting to the Director of Treatment Services, or designate, the Program Manager is responsible for the general overseeing of all aspects related to the CBO – Early Intervention Program, with particular emphasis on program development and quality of services delivery. The Program Manager will also take an active role in programs and services.

CBO Program Supervisor

The CBO Program Supervisor is responsible for hiring, training and supervising the Early Intervention Therapists. The supervisor coordinates all aspects of a child’s program to ensure that the child’s individualized service plan is implemented.

Early Intervention Therapist

Early Intervention Therapists (EITs) are responsible for the safety of the children, and implementing programs and objectives designed to meet the child’s individual goals, recording data, and drafting reports, which document progress.

 


 

Manager of Residential Services

Reporting to the Director of Treatment Services, or designate, the Program Manager is responsible for the general overseeing of all aspects related to the Residential Programs, with particular emphasis on program development and quality of services delivery. The Program Manager will also take an active role in programs and services.

 

Residential Supervisors

The Residential Supervisors are responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising the full time Behaviour Therapists, and part-time staff. The supervisors coordinate all aspects of your child’s program to ensure that your child’s individualized service plan is implemented.

 

Behaviour Therapist

The Behaviour Therapists (BTs) are responsible for implementing programs and objectives designed to meet the child’s individualized goals, recording data and drafting reports, which document progress. A Behaviour Therapist is assigned to each child as a key representative. The key representative is responsible for helping to develop programs designed to assist the clients maximize his or her development.

 


 

Manager of Pursuits and Recruits

Reporting to the Director of Treatment Services, or designate, the Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Adolescent and Adult Programs, including services, programs and community partnerships.

 

Pursuits and Recruits Supervisor

The Pursuits and Recruits Supervisor is responsible for hiring, coordinating team training, and supervising the Facilitators. The supervisor plans all programs and is the liaison with families and consultants.

 

Facilitator

Facilitators are responsible for implementing therapeutic, vocational and employment based goals for adolescents and adults within the Pursuits and Recruits programs. They also record data and produce reports for guardians/caregivers.

 


 

Psychologist or Behavioural Consultant

(under the direct supervision of a Psychologist)

Focuses on behaviour, socialization, play skills, cognition and functional life skills via individual and/or group programming.

Speech-Language Pathologist/Assistant

Focuses on functional communication and socialization skills via individual and group programming.

Occupational Therapist/ Assistant

Focuses on fine and gross motor development, visual perceptual skills, visual motor skills, functional life skills, sensory processing and oral motor needs via individual and group programming.

Teacher/Education Assistant

Focuses on the educational needs of your child through structured group learning and individual opportunities.

Family Support Worker

Provides support to each family, including facilitating participation in the child’s treatment program, connects to resources within the Calgary community and assists with any day-to-day challenges which may arise.