Lori is a Case Manager and a Registered Social Worker. Lori works in Northern Ontario supporting clientele across Ontario. She has over 25 years of experience providing counselling, consultation and support to individuals with complex injuries and their families.
Lori graduated with a Masters of Social Work Degree from Laurentian University and is a registered social worker with the Ontario Association of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. She also completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work with a special focus on Motivation Interviewing with individuals who are substance-involved. She currently works with individuals who have complex injuries such as acquired brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, chronic pain disorders as well as mental health and addictions. She is a former Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Sudbury Brain Injury Association and a former Executive Board member for ICAN Independence Centre and Network, which supports individuals with physical disabilities.
She is well-versed in all aspects of the social service systems (public and private sector) for individuals with complex and special needs within Ontario and in regionally under-serviced areas. She is bilingual, works with children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Her clinical specialties include Acute/Chronic Physical Illness, Counselling/Therapy, Disabilities/Medical Rehab, Grief/Trauma/Loss and Mental Health/Addictions; her non clinical specialities include Career/Employment Counselling, Peer Supervision/Consultation, Staff Training/Development and Conducting Workshops/Seminars on topics of interest.