Field experience course coordinator and instructor
AHN Academic advisor
Alexia is passionate about dietetic education and training and is the coordinator of the Masters of Applied Nutrition (MAN) program. Accredited by the Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice, the MAN program is a unique one-year professional masters program for students who want to become registered dietitians.Prior to working in FRAN, Alexia was as the information officer at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association and an lecturer at St. Francis Xavier University for four years. She is a registered dietitian and member of Dietitians of Canada. Alexia's interest in simulation to support student competency development has resulted in the integration of simulated clients into the MAN curriculum and in a research collaboration with university colleagues. In addition to her role as MAN coordinator, Alexia is also the academic advisor for students in the Applied Human Nutrition major, the coordinator and instructor for the 4th year field experience course (NUTR*4850) and the facilitator for the MAN practicum seminars
Director of Clinical Training, Couple and Family Therapy Centre
Overall responsibility for the day to day operation of the Couple and Family Therapy Centre and clinical training components of the CFT Program.
Provides on going supervision to Therapist Interns
Teaches two courses FRAN *6160 Introduction to Systemic ideas in Couple and Family Therapy and FRAN *6095 Externship in Couple and Family Therapy
Kevin has been a practicing clinician for over 20 years. Prior to becoming the Director of Clinical Training , he operated a fulltime private practice (1997-2015) served as external consultant to the Homewood Health Centre (2006-2013); and was the Executive Director of the Ontario Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2007-2009). He has taught over 30 graduate and undergraduate courses as a sessional instructor or contract faculty at the University of Guelph, as well as having conducted numerous personal growth and training workshops. He is a clinical supervisor and has provided supervision through various Practicums as well as privately. Kevin has taken an active role in the development of the profession having served as advocacy chair and steering committee member of the Ontario Coalition of Mental Health Professionals. In 2009, Kevin was appointed by the Minister of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) to the transitional Council for the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). As a transitional Council member he was five times elected to the Executive Committee from 2009-2017, chaired the Quality Assurance, ICRC and the Professional Practice Committees, where he oversaw the development of the Professional Misconduct Regulation; Quality Assurance Regulation; Professional Practice Standards and the Code of Ethics. In 2015 Kevin was elected to the first Council for the new College where he serves as Chair of the ICRC and as a subject matter expert on Psychotherapy to the multi college committee established by the MOHLTC to define the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy.