Bill Sparks on social justice, innovation and social change

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Bill Sparks on Social Justice, Innovation and Social Change

Veteran civil society organization executive director skilled in CSO capacity-building. Retired Executive Director of the John Howard Society of Ontario. Currently active in international development and global justice issues.

Instructor: Post Graduate Certificate Program, International Project Management Humber College: Member Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. Certified Member AAETS in Acute Traumatic Stress Management. Traumatology Institute trained Compassion Fatigue Educator and Treatment Specialist.

Livingworks Institute Certified SafeTALK Trainer by Wallis Balog and graduate of Certificate in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Suicide early intervention, safety plan and referrals.

Guest lecturer in international development, social work, criminal justice and human service administration to various school boards, colleges and universities.

Past President of the Ontario Council for International Cooperation, Past President and current Board Member of Defense for Children International – Canada, Current Deputy Chair of the Zimbabwe Inter Agency Reference Group. Current Board Member of Canadian Feed The Children Canada.

Past Board Treasurer of CUSO. Volunteer with Girl Child Network of Zimbabwe and GCN Worldwide Past Interim Manager of Communications for CUSO.

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