Linda R. Crockett, MSW, RSW
Founder and Executive Director
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Janus Associates is a large private practice located in Calgary, Alberta. Pat Ferris, MSW, RSW, M.Sc., Ph.D. is a partner in the practice and a clinician who has treated targets of workplace bullying since the mid – 1990s. She also works within organizations to train supervisors to identify and manage workplace bullying, with Occupational Health professionals on managing disability related to the experience of workplace bullying, and with HR professionals on managing perpetrators of bullying. Dr. Ferris researches on the topic of workplace bullying and presents at numerous conferences on the topic. She is the Co-Convenor of the Therapist Special Interest Group of the International Association of Workplace Bullying and Harassment. She works with the international group of treating therapists to develop diagnostic and treatment protocols.
Pat conducts assessments for the purpose of Arbitration, court, and disability management and provides treatment to those impacted by workplace bullying. Her treatment team provides facilitation and mediation (where appropriate and agreed to) and coaching to those identified as abrasive or abusive towards others in the workplace. Pat also provides Respectful Workplace Training.
To contact Pat about the services available please call her at 403-269-9600/1-877-269-9666 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Candy Khan is recognized as a very knowledgeable and committed professional in the areas of diversity, inclusion, bullying, and interculturalism. She has been working with newcomers to Canada and mainstream population for over 20 years. She is well versed in the fields of career development, settlement and workplace investigations. In her previous work life, she worked at various non-government organizations, public and private institutions. Academically, Candy has kept herself on the leading edge of diversity and inclusion, having completed her Master’s of Education in Theoretical, Cultural and International studies from University of Alberta and prior to achieving that completed her certificate in Career Development from Concordia University College of Alberta. She is currently enrolled in the PhD program at University of Alberta. Candy is a director at Can Den Coaching and Consultancy in Edmonton. She actively promotes and supports diversity and inclusion policies, strategies and initiatives. In the last eight years, Candy has been able to make extensive gains in promoting a respectful workplace culture vis-à-vis curriculum delivery, training/education and working collaboratively with leaders in Alberta to ensure policies, practices, and structures are equitable for all. Professionals like Candy who work in diversity and inclusion are playing a very important role in today’s workplace.
Terry has been active in lobbying the provincial and Federal governments in 2010, with respect to bullying in the workplace. Additionally, Terry has been involved with the research into the linkage between workplace bullying and the construct of moral disengagement, i.e., how do people rationalize or justify their actions before engaging in a workplace bullying behaviour. Terry holds a Master of Science degree, obtained while studying in the Medical Research Council of Canada, in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Alberta.
Belle T.Y. Wu, BA & Sc.
Director of Communications
Belle is a recent graduate of McGill University, where she studied Cognitive Science and Political Science.
In university Belle accumulated experience in both quantitative and qualitative research, producing over twenty-five research papers in the subject of political science and neuroscience. Belle’s broad range of study has exposed her to numerous methods of analysis and enabled her to appreciate different perspectives and opinions.
While studying at McGill, Belle started volunteering for St. John’s Ambulance to provide first aid care at various events in Montreal, including the Montreal marathon, football games, concerts, and hockey games at the Bell Centre. Working with patients closely as a first responder, Belle found a passion for helping people. To have the training necessary to adapt quickly to different types of emergency situations, Belle studied to become a certified emergency medical responder in B.C. and also became a certified lifeguard and torrent lifeguard for the Red Cross Society of Taiwan.
As Director of Communications, Belle hopes to utilize her newly developed ABRC website and social media to help those in need of workplace bullying resources to become aware of the help that ABRC can provide. She intends to streamline all outgoing information to create one clear voice for ABRC that reflects the mandate and philosophy of the team.
Greg received his MA in Economics at McGill University in 2013. His research interests includes social policy, health economics and development economics.
During his studies, Greg worked as a research assistant at Mcgill’s Institute of Health and Social Policy to investigate how objective health measures affect individuals’ subjective well-being. It was during this time that Greg began to appreciate the impact psychological health can have on one’s life satisfaction. Motivated by his passion for social well-being, he wrote his master’s thesis in the area of happiness economics.
Prior to this, Greg co-founded a media agency in British Columbia that provided services in IT and marketing. The company was recognized by Business In Vancouver magazine as one of the top 15 web development agencies in the lower mainland in 2010.
Greg hopes that his background in economics coupled with relevant professional experiences can contribute positively to the processes at Alberta Bulling Research, Resource & Recover Centre.