Getting To Know You – Lisa Ferrier

Pivot Point Victoria Regional Manager – Lisa Ferrier

Name: Lisa Ferrier

Location you live in: Victoria

How long have you been with Pivot Point? 1.5 years

What is your region? Victoria

What is your training?

-Level 1 Sign Language Certificate

-Autism Intervention Training Certificate, Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health, Victoria, British Columbia.

-Verbal Behaviour Therapy, Applied Behavioural Analysis, Intensive TLC (Talking, Language, Communication Inc.), Whitby, Ontario.

-Non-Violent Crisis Prevention/Intervention

-Verbal Behaviour for Children Diagnosed with Autism training, Training provided by Behaviour Institute of California via Toronto Preschool Autism Services, Toronto, Ontario

-Intensive Behavioural Intervention Training, Training provided by Behaviour Institute of California via Durham Region Behaviour Management Children’s Services.

-Children with Challenging Behaviour Workshop, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.

-School-Aged Childcare Certificate, Vancouver Community College, Vancouver, British Columbia.

What do you like about working for Pivot Point? I like that we are family centered, and the sense of team. It really feels like a family.

What’s your favourite part of your job? My favourite part of my job is seeing the kids interacting at our clinic space. It is exciting seeing their progression!

What group programs do you offer? We offer Social Success, Finding a Voice thru Song, Purposeful Play, and Kindergarten Readiness.

What are your goals for your region? Presently we are in the process of moving into a new clinic space. I can’t wait to see it functional, with much more space to host groups, tutoring, workshops and intervention. I would like to see how we can involve our community partners