VALERIE MORINVILLE, MSW, AccFM(OAFM)
(613) 293-8815

 

Education

MASTERS OF SOCIAL WORK, CARLETON UNIVERSITY 2005

 

BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA 2001

Dean's Honor List

BACHELOR OF ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA 1999

Major: Psychology
Minor: Sociology

EXPERIENCE

PRIVATE PRACTICE April 2006 - present
  • Parenting Plan Assessments (custody and access evaluations) 2006 - present
  • Voice of the Child Reports 2018 - present
  • Parenting Mediation 2009 - present; Accredited Mediator OAFM 2016

All work is done in a collaborative manner and is always child-centered.

  • Founding member of Family Consultants Ottawa 2012 - present
  • Facilitator for various trainings for lawyers and mental health professionals
Previous Work in Private Practice Includes:
  • Family Relationship Professional for collaborative family law 2009 - 2021
  • Health Canada Employment Assistance Program (EAP/CFMAP) 2009 - 2012
  • Department of National Defense Mental Health Directorate 2009 - 2013
  • Mental Health Commission of Canada - Master Trainer 2014 - 2019
  • Sheppell FGI
  • Camry Group Home

Individual and couple therapy services were terminated in July 2012 to focus services uniquely with separating or separated couples.

BRAYDEN SUPERVISION SERVICES September 2019 - June 2021

SERVICE DIRECTOR, Ottawa Region

  • Instrumental in bringing Brayden to the Ottawa region

OFFICE OF THE CHILDREN'S LAWYER May 2006 - October 2016

  • Completed custody and access assessments (now known as parenting plan assessments)

YOUVILLE CENTRE, (Section 23 School for Adolescent Mothers) - October 2007 - October 2009

SOCIAL WORKER

  • Provided psychotherapy to adolescent student mothers

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, FACUTLY OF MEDICINE February 2007 - September 2009

SOCIAL WORKER

  • Providing psychotherapy to medical students

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF EASTERN ONTARIO (CHEO)
  • September 2006 - February 2007, contract
    SOCIAL WORKER in Nephrology Department, Ottawa, ON

  • May - October 2005, contact
    SOCIAL WORKER in Rehabilitation Department, Ottawa, ON

DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE

2009 - 2013
EDUCATOR and MASTER TRAINER for the Mental Health Directorate

  • Provided mental health courses for CF members across Canada and those returning from Afghanistan

January - April 2005 and October 2005 - September 2006, contract
SOCIAL WORKER in the Mental Health Program, Ottawa, ON

  • Provided psychotherapy to couples and individuals who were serving members of the Canadian Forces

CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY OF OTTAWA 2001 - 2007

INTAKE CHILD PROTECTION WORKER 2001 - 2005
EMERGENCY AFTER HOURS SERVICE PROTECTION WORKER 2004 - 2007

ST. BONIFACE GENERAL HOSPITAL Winnipeg, MB September 2000 - May 2001

SOCIAL WORK STUDENT PLACEMENT

CENTRE MULTI SERVICE Canadian Forces Wing Bagotville, QC 1996 - 1998

VOLUNTEER

LEGAL SECRETARY 1985 - 1993

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS (OASW)

Active member since 2005

ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONCILIATION COURTS (AFCC)

Active member since 2008

ONTARIO COLLABORATIVE LAW FEDERATION (OCLF)

Active member since 2009
Ottawa board member 2011 - 2018

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY MEDIATORS (OAFM)

Active member since 2015
Accredited 2016
Chapter Board member 2018 - present
Chapter president 2019 - 2021

ONTARIO COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORKERS AND SOCIAL SERVICE WORKERS (OCSWSSW)

Registered Social Worker 2005 - 2021