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Our Growing Team: Welcome, April!

In partnership with the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto, we are pleased to welcome our practicum student, April Vass. 

April joins OCD North as an advanced standing Master of Social Work (MSW) student and has started with in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic!  Although she is learning remotely, April has completed advanced training in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for the treatment of OCD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  

April has worked for many years as a Social Worker in mental health before pursuing her MSW degree.  Her resume includes the Canadian Mental Health Association, Crisis Response Team at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre and Collingwood General and Marine Hospital.  April also works on the Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team in her area.  

April will graduate with her MSW degree in May and will become certified in ERP protocol.  During her practicum, April will join us during all of our free support groups beginning next week.  

Welcome April!  We are very excited to have you!