Teaching and Research Interests:
Terra is currently certified to teach Mental Health First Aid for Adults who work with Youth (MHFA) and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). She has taught part of the new worker curriculum within Child Welfare and was part of helping deliver changes to the Child and Youth Family Services Act.
Terra’s research has included helping devise a diagnostic screening tool for adult psychiatric patients who were abused as children. She also completed an ecological study on the needs of grandparents who were caring for their grandchildren where one of the biological parents had an addiction issue. Her research interests continue to be diverse. Often wanting to help provide a stronger connection between the needs of service users and current policy development.