VALERIE MORINVILLE, MSW, RSW 
Ph:  (613) 293-8815

Email : valeriemorinville@bell.net
Website: www.valeriemorinville.ca


Mail to : 390 boul Maloney Est, CP 84042 

Gatineau, QC  J8P 7R8,

FAX : 819-243-4735

OFFICE :  206-110 Bearbrook Rd
Ottawa, ON, K1B 5R2


EDUCATION:

MASTERS OF SOCIAL WORK, CARLETON UNIVERSITY 2005
BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA –Dean’s Honor List 2001
BACHELOR OF ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA – Major: Psychology, Minor: Sociology 1999

EXPERIENCE:

PRIVATE SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE – April 2006 – present

  • ·        Parenting Plan Assessments (also known as custody and access evaluations) for families in conflict;
  • ·        Parenting Mediation -  Accredited Mediator since 2016;
  • ·        Couple Consultation pre, during, and post separation for adults in conflict;
  • ·        Family Relationship Professional for collaborative family law;
  • ·        Master Trainer for Mental Health Commission of Canada since 2014;

All work is done in a collaborative manner and is always client-centered. 

Founding member of Family Consultants Ottawa (2012)
Board Member of Collaborative Practice Ottawa (2011 to present)

Former clients include:

  • ·        Office of the Children’s Lawyer - parenting plan assessments - (2006 to 2016)
  • ·        Health Canada Employment Assistance Program (EAP/CFMAP)
  • ·        Sheppell FGI
  • ·        Camry Group Home
  • ·        Department of National Defense Mental Health Directorate (2009 to 2013)

**Individual and couple therapy services were terminated in July 2012 in order to service separating or separated couples only.

YOUVILLE CENTRE, (Section 23 School for Adolescent Mothers)
October 2007 – October 2009
SOCIAL WORKER
• providing psychotherapy to adolescent student mothers

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, FACUTLY OF MEDICINE
February 2007 – September 2009
SOCIAL WORKER
• providing psychotherapy to medical students

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF EASTERN ONTARIO (CHEO)
September 2006 – February 2007
• SOCIAL WORKER in Nephrology Department, Ottawa, ON
May – October 2005
• SOCIAL WORKER in Rehabilitation Department, Ottawa, ON

DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE
2009-2013
Educator and Master Trainer for the Mental Health Directorate
• providing mental health courses for CF members across Canada and those returning from deployment 

January – April 2005 and October 2005 – September 2006 
SOCIAL WORKER in the Mental Health Program, Ottawa, ON 
• providing psychotherapy to couples and individuals who are serving members of the Canadian Forces

CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY OF OTTAWA
2001-2007  
• Intake Child Protection worker  2001-2005
• Emergency After Hours Service Protection Worker 2004-2007 

ST. BONIFACE GENERAL HOSPITAL, Winnipeg, MB
September 2000- May 2001
• Social Work Student Placement

CENTRE MULTI SERVICE, Canadian Forces Wing Bagotville, QC
1996-1998  
• Volunteer

LEGAL SECRETARY 1985-1993  

  

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

ONTARIO COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORKERS AND SOCIAL SERVICE WORKERS (OCSWSSW)
Registered Social Worker since 2005

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS (OASW)
Active member since 2005 

ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONCILIATION COURTS (AFCC)
Active member since 2008

ONTARIO COLLABORATIVE LAW FEDERATION (OCLF)
Active member since 2009; Ottawa board member since 2011

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY MEDIATORS (OAFM)
Active member since 2015; Accredited since 2016

OTHER RELATED TRAINING OR COURSES

2016 High Conflict Forum, Ottawa

2015 Domestic Violence Training, Colleen Curry, Ottawa
2015 AFCC Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA
2015 High Conflict Forum, Ottawa

2014 Master Trainer, Mental Health Commission of Canada
2014 Basic Mediation Training, Colleen Curry and John Goodwin, Ottawa
2014 AFCC Annual Conference, Toronto
2014 High Conflict Forum, Ottawa

2013 Managing High Conflict Personalities in Divorce and Family Violence; Bill Eddy

2012 AFCC Annual Conference, Chicago
2012 Attachment, Intimacy and Sexuality in Individual and Couples Therapy, Esther Perel
2012 High Conflict Forum, Ottawa
2012 Society for Research of Adolescents; Annual Conference, Vancouver
2012 Joint Speakers Bureau, Department of National Defense

2011 High Conflict Forum, Ottawa
2011 The Attachment Roadmap, Mary Rella
2011 Healing and Neuroplasticity in Clinical Action, Dr. Diana Fosha
2011 Food Addictions, Overeating & Mood Swings, Ottawa
2011 Joint Speakers Bureau, Department of National Defense 

2010 Relentless Hope, the Refusal to Grieve, Dr. Martha Stark
2010 Basic Tenets of Family Law, 30 hours, Peggy Malpass

2009 Collaborative Family Law, Level One
2009 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Case Conceptualization, Dr. Christine Padesky
2009 Sexual Addiction/ Compulsivity, Dr. Steven Gold
2009 Interviewing Children in High Conflict Families, Mindy Mitnik
2009 Joint Speakers Bureau, Department of National Defense

2008 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dr. David Burns
2007 Critical Incident Stress Management and Debriefing Certificates, Murray Firth
2006 Emotion Focused Therapy – Externship; Ottawa Couple and Family Institute
2006 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Anxiety, Antony Martin 
2006 Generalized Anxiety Disorder 
2005 Non-violent Crisis Intervention Training
2004 Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training –Distress Centre of Ottawa;

2001-2007 Various trainings with the Children’s Aid Societies of Ontario, including Forensic Interviewing  
2001      Chemical Dependency Intervention – Addiction Foundation of Manitoba

LANGUAGE CAPABILITIES:  Fluent in English and French

REFERENCES:  Available upon request.


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