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Provincial Clinical Lead for Trauma Informed Care, IWK/NSH Child/Youth MHA, Sessional Instructor, Dalhousie School of Social Work, PhD Candidate in Health, Dalhousie University

Tonya Grant, MSW, RSW is the IWK Provincial Clinical Lead for Trauma Informed Care working with NSH/IWK Child/Youth Mental Health & Addictions program. Tonya has over 25 years of experience working in the health/family services field in Nova Scotia. For the past 18 years she has worked as a Clinical Social Worker specializing in the areas of Child/Youth Mental Health, Family Therapy, Complex Case, Clinical Supervision, Trauma-Informed practice and Leadership. Tonya works as a sessional instructor at the Dalhousie School of Social Work and is currently a PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Provincial Clinical Lead for Trauma Informed Care, IWK/NSH Child/Youth MHA, IWK
  • 2016–present
    Sessional Instructor, Dalhousie School of Social Work
  • 2012–2018
    Professional Practice Chief of Social Work, IWK Health Centre
  • 2004–2012
    Clinical Social Worker , IWK Health Centre, Nova Scotia Health

Education

  • 2004 
    Dalhousie School of Social Work , Master of Social Work

Professional Memberships

  • Nova Scotia College of Social Work
  • Canadian Association of Social Work

Honours

Freda Vickery Award, Nova Scotia College of Social Work