Jenny JelenSudbury Northern Life
Date Published: Sunday, June 10, 2012
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Dr. Bertrand Guindon has been appointed executive director of the Child and Family Centre of the Sudbury/Manitoulin District.
Guindon has been the centre's acting executive director for some time.
He is responsible for carrying forward the agency’s mission of providing and advocating for a continuum of mental health services for children and their families with a focus on treatment, prevention, and promotion in a responsive, culturally sensitive and caring community.
Guindon completed his secondary school education in Hearst and post-secondary education at the University of Ottawa. He is a member in good standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.
His work experiences are in the area of mental health services for children, youth and adults in psycho-oncology.
Guindon is a member of the advisory committee of the Ontario Centre of Excellence in Child and Youth Mental Health. He is a leader in the development and implementation of innovative community-based mental health services.
He has demonstrated ability to initiate and foster robust partnerships and strategic alliances with the ministry, allied agencies and stakeholders for the effective delivery of programs and services to clients, according to a press release.
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