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Taught subjects
  • Positive psychology
  • All Levels

Social service women offering help in childcare and language assistance A.K.A. Person Friday


I enjoy using Dance and music to help incorporate enthusiasm in the classroom. We discuss interesting topic that the students feel interested in. When we can we go out into Society and attempt to communicate within that structure .
we encourage some videos with sub titles to keep things interesting.
we practice in groups and in partners.


I worked at Resorts in Muskoka Ontario and had three years working as a housekeeper cook for a successful family.have a Diploma in drug and Alcohol Counseling from Sir Sanford Fleming College. Since then I have worked at Self help agencies in Oxford county Explored other living alternatives which included living and working at a Living life Center at the Top of Kootney Lake. I have also spent some time teaching in the Dominican Republic grades 3 and 4.


Rate for online lessons : $15/h
Lessons offered by Barbara
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Positive psychology
  • All Levels

Barbara's resume

Barbara J. Halliday
Nelson, BC
E-mail: (concealed information) | Cell: (concealed information)

Highlights of Qualifications

• Excellent group facilitation skills and familiar with various counseling techniques
• Certificates in First Aid CPR, Mental Heath First Aid and Emotional Freedom Techniques
• Friendly outgoing individual with strong teamwork skills
• Excellent communication skills with ability to work with people of all ages
• Able to maintain adherence to strong confidentiality policies

Skills Profile

Addictions Counselor Skills
• Interview clients to assess needs, prepare and maintain case histories and client files
• Develop and implement counseling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
• Counsel clients, provide therapy and mediation services, and facilitate group sessions
• Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs and interventions, and clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and movement toward defined objectives
• Experience facilitating 12 step programs

Youth Worker Skills
• Responsible for supporting individuals in a safe home environment
• Effectively developed and maintained relationships with individuals
• Supported individuals in meeting health care needs and monitored meal times
• Planned and implemented daily recreational activities ensuring safety of youth at all times
• Worked with children and adolescents in a resort recreational setting
• Assisted youth with employment and pre-employment needs and considerations

Customer Service/Reception Skills
• Courteously greeted clients and answered inquiries
• Answered phones and relayed messages
• Operated computer using Windows/WordPerfect to input information, create pamphlets, and book reservations
• Responsible for filing, faxing and photocopying materials
• Effectively handled customer complaints

Education and Training

Emotional Freedom Techniques Current
Mississauga, Ontario

First Aid and CPR Certificate Current
CANADIAN RED CROSS, Woodstock, Ontario
Drug and Alcohol Counselor Diploma 2002
Sir Sanford Fleming College, Peterborough, Ontario

Barbara J. Halliday
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Employment Experience

Teacher 2011-2012
Children’s World, Dominican Republic
Recovery Support 1998 – Current
One-on-one support, various locations
Support Worker 1996 - 1997
North Coast Professional Services, Prince Rupert, BC
Front Desk Clerk 1996
Canada Employment Centre, Woodstock, Ontario
Assistant Office Clerk 1990 - 1993
Oxford Youth Employment Centre, Woodstock, Ontario

Field Placements

Oxford Self-Help Network, Woodstock, Ontario 2008
• Co-facilitated adult children of alcoholics group
• Completed one-on-one peer support
• Organized crafts and activities
• Maintained high level of knowledge of community resources, treatment facilities and centres

Red Rock Canyon School, Utah, USA 2003
• Assisted youth aged 12 to 18 to deal with addictions issues in a youth treatment facility
• Co-facilitated groups such as anger management, coping skills, addictions
• Acted as liaison between youth and parents to facilitate communication
• Escorted youth to 12 step programs and related group and team building activities
• Utilized MANDT techniques

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