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

 

Office:

206-110 Bearbrook Rd
Ottawa, ON, K1B 5R2

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 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE – April 2006 – present
  • Parenting Plan Assessments (also known as custody and access evaluations) for families in conflict;
  • Parenting Mediation - Accredited Mediator since 2016;
  • Couple Consultation pre, during, and post separation for adults in conflict;
  • Family Relationship Professional for collaborative family law;
  • Master Trainer for Mental Health Commission of Canada since 2014;

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

Founding member of Family Consultants Ottawa (2012)
Board Member of Collaborative Practice Ottawa (2011 to present)

Former clients include:
  • Office of the Children’s Lawyer - parenting plan assessments - (2006 to 2016)
  • Health Canada Employment Assistance Program (EAP/CFMAP)
  • Sheppell FGI
  • Camry Group Home
  • Department of National Defense Mental Health Directorate (2009 to 2013)

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

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

SOCIAL WORKER – providing 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 - Social Worker in Nephrology Department, Ottawa, ON May – October 2005 - Social Worker in Rehabilitation Department, Ottawa, ON

DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE - 2009-2013

Educator and Master Trainer for the Mental Health Directorate

  • Providing mental health courses for CF members across Canada and those returning from deployment

January – April 2005 and October 2005 – September 2006
Social Worker in the Mental Health Program, Ottawa, ON

  • Providing psychotherapy to couples and individuals who are 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 COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORKERS AND SOCIAL SERVICE WORKERS (OCSWSSW)

Registered Social Worker since 2005

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 since 2011

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY MEDIATORS (OAFM)

Active member since 2015
Accredited since 2016

LANGUAGE CAPABILITIES:

Fluent in English and French

REFERENCES:

Available upon request