Child and Youth Care Faculty Members

Kristy Dellebuur O'Connor, PhD (Candidate) 

Co-Coordinator, Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1068

Phone: 604-527-5584

Email: dellebuurk@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA (CYC), MA (CYC), University of Victoria, PhD (Candidate) Simon Fraser University

Areas of Instruction: Change Theory, Systems Theory, Applied Development, CYC Practicum

CYC Practice Expertise: CYC Praxis, Anti-Racist & De/colonizing Teaching & Learning, Relationality, Adolescent Well-Being

Kristy Dellebuur O'Connor

Yvonne Gomez, BA, BSW, MSW

Co-Coordinator, Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1070

Phone: 604-777-6380

Email: gomezy@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA (Women's Studies), BSW, York University, MSW, University of Victoria 

Areas of Instruction: Child and Youth Development, Working with Families, Abuse and Recovery, Activity Planning

CYC Practice Expertise: CYC Practicum, Work-Integrated Learning, Child Welfare and Kinship Practice, Community Development, and Critical Thinking 

Yvonne Gomez

Tiffany Sosnowski, MSW, RSW

Co-Coordinator, Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1038

Phone: 604-777-6382

Email: sosnowskit@douglascollege.ca

Education: Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Masters of Social Work (MSW), University of British Columbia

Areas of Instruction: Substance Use and Mental Health for Adolescents, Advanced CYC Skills and CYC Practicum

CYC Practice Expertise: Adolescent Substance Use and Mental Health, Healthcare Systems, Program Development, Community Development, CYC Practicum Education

 

Jacky Barreiro, MA, MBA, PhD (Candidate) 

Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1036

Phone: 604-777-6200

Email: barreiroj@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA University of Loja, MA University of Delaware, PhD candidacy Simon Fraser University

Areas of Instruction: CYC Practicum, International and Community Development, Research Methods

CYC Practice Expertise: Diversity in Education, International Education, Relational Practice, Post-qualitative Methodologies

Jacky Barreiro

Robert Bates, MA 

Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1042

Phone: 604-527-5778

Email: batesr@douglascollege.ca

Education: Dip (CYC) Douglas College, BA (CYC) University of the Fraser Valley, MA (CYC) University of Victoria

Areas of Instruction: History and Substance of Professional Child & Youth Care, Legislation & Policies, Child Protection, Family Violence & Abuse, CYC Practicum

CYC Practice Expertise: Child & Youth Care Professionalization, Life Space Crisis Intervention, Child & Family Agency Accreditation, Child & Youth Care in Child Protection

Justin Chan, MEd, RCC 

Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1034

Phone: 604-777-6368

Email: chanj38@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA (Psychology), MEd (Counselling Psychology), Simon Fraser University 

Areas of Instruction: CYC Practicum, Theories of Change, Relationship Practice Skills, Activities and Groups in CYC

CYC Practice Expertise/Interests: Relationship and Counselling Psychology, Reflective Practice, and the Uses and Effects of Technology

Justin Chan

Carys Cragg, MA, RCC, CYC-P

Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1067

Phone: 604-527-5589

Email: craggc@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA (CYC), MA (CYC), University of Victoria, EdD (in-progress) Western University

Areas of Instruction: CYC Practicum, CYC Foundations, Applied Child & Youth Development

CYC Practice Expertise: CYC Practicum, Work-Integrated Learning, Reflective Practice, Program Development/Quality Assurance, Professional, Academic, and Creative Writing

Carys Cragg

Meaghan Dougherty, EdD.

Co-Coordinator, Youth Justice Program

Faculty Child & Youth Care

Office: C1049

Phone: 604-657-1559

Email: doughertym@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA (Hons.) (Crim), MA (Crim), EdD (Post-Secondary Leadership), Simon Fraser University

Areas of Instruction: Substance use and mental health, Social research methods, Professional ethics, Practicum

CYC Practice Expertise: Youth Justice, Substance use, Non-profit management 

Meaghan Dougherty

Sara Frankenberger, MA 

Contract Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Email: frankenbergers@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA (Psychology), MA (Education), Simon Fraser University, MEd. (Counselling, in progress), University of British Columbia

Areas of Instruction: CYC Practicum, CYC Foundations

CYC Practice Expertise: CYC Practicum, Special Needs

Sara Frankenberger

Kari Gustafson, MA, PhD (Candidate) 

Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1036

Phone: 604-445-7512

Email: gustafsonk@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA (Pædagog) Højvangsseminariet, MA (Educational Psychology) Aarhus University, PhD (Candidate) Simon Fraser University

Areas of Instruction: CYC Practicum, Applied Child & Youth Development, Mental Health

CYC Practice Expertise: Disability & Neurodiversity, Social Pedagogy, Social exclusionGames & Play, Relational Praxis, Post-qualitative Inquiry & Writing

Kari Gustafson

K. Larisa Hanssen, MA, GDBA

Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1038

Email: hanssenk@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA (Psychology & Anthropology) University of Victoria, MA (CYS), Mount Saint Vincent University

Areas of Instruction: Relationship Building, International Perspectives in CYC, Applied Child & Youth Development, Group Facilitation/Leadership 

CYC Practice Expertise: Transitions from Government Care, Youth Homelessness, Youth Mental Health, Program Development and Evaluation, Reflective Practice 

Larisa Hanssen

Lori Hawkes, MA, RCC

Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1040

Phone: 604-527-5125

Email: hawkesl@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA, Simon University, MA (Adult Education and Leadership), Royal Roads University, CSTP (Relational Somatic Transformation of Trauma, in progress)

Areas of Instruction: CYC Practicum, Family Support, Applied Child & Youth Development, Attachment Theory 

CYC Practice Expertise: CYC Practicum, Trauma Informed Care, Attachment Theory, Individual and Group Counselling 

 

Cheryl Inkster, MA, PhD (Candidate) 

Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Phone: 604-527-56379

Email: cheryl.inkster@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA (Child and Youth Care), Douglas College, MA (Counselling Psychology), Simon Fraser University, PhD (Counselling Psychology) (in-progress), University of British Columbia

Areas of Instruction: Counselling and Relationship Building, Aboriginal Perspectives and Experiences, Critical Issues in Practice

CYC Practice Expertise: Indigenous Children's Health and Wellness, Identity development, Child and Youth Mental Health, Counselling and Communication Skills

Cheryl Inkster

Jessica Williams, MSW, RSW

Faculty

Child & Youth Care

Office: C1035

Phone: 604-527-5725

Email: williamsj13@douglascollege.ca

Education: BA (Criminology), Simon Fraser University, MSW, University of British Columbia

Areas of Instruction: Mental Health in Childhood and Adolescence, CYC Practice in Child Protection, Counselling Skills, Advanced CYC Skills and Developmental Theory

CYC Practice Expertise: Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Counselling, Child Protection, and Family Systems

Jessica Williams