Les Jerome - Director
Les Jerome, born of Michif/Saulteaux heritage, is from the Duck Mountains of Manitoba, where he still retains strong family and community ties. He received his BSW in 1989 and his MSW in 1997 (from the University of Manitoba) and holds a Post Masters Diploma from the University of Calgary (2009). Originally trained as a Family Therapist specializing in Children’s Therapies (with special emphasis on Child Sexual Abuse with Métis/First Nations families in Winnipeg), he has worked in many organizations across Canada in Play/Family Therapy, Child Welfare, Probations Services, and (since 1992) as an Instructor in various universities and colleges. He is currently a tenured Senior Instructor in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary.