Jennifer Jurkofsky – Instructor Therapist
Jennifer Jurkofsky started working in the field of mental health in 2000, as a residential aid for children with behavioural issues. Her desire to help people led her to pursuing duel degrees, a Bachelors of Science and a Bachelors of Social Work, as well as many certifications including a Certified a Co-occurring Disorders Counsellor and certificates in adult and children’s life caching. Since then, she has worked extensively in the field of mental health as a social worker, therapist, life coach and mental health consultant trainer. Jennifer’s study in compassionate communication and experience with working in the field of mental health for both youth and adults in the criminal justice system contributed to her authoring a university course on the subject of restorative justice.
Jennifer’s efforts in the mental health field has been recognized in both, the Manchester and the Cambridge Who’s Who among Social Workers and Executives and Professionals in Mental Health “Honours Edition.”
Though she has a range of experience in the mental health field, Jennifer’s passion is to help children reach their highest potential. Currently she does this through her role as an Instructor Therapist with TIPES, Canada, as a children’s Life Coach through Adventures in Wisdom, as the Children’s Spiritual Empowerment Class Co-ordinator for the Outaouais Region, and as a Reiki Master and a Brain Gym practitioner. Jennifer is currently working towards her Registered Behaviour Technician certification and plans to continue her training in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis.