Barbara Muskat

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW): Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Master of Social Work (MSW): Wilfred Laurier University
Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD): Factor-Inwentash School of Social Work, University of Toronto

College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers of Ontario-Registered Social Worker (RSW)

Other Pertinent training outside of your credential:
Many courses and workshops on a variety of topics---CBT, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Brief Narrative Therapy, Family Therapy, group Therapy

Career Highlights:
Dunellen School Board, Dunellen, NJ, USA- School Social Worker
West End Creche, Toronto-Pre-school mental health social worker
Child Development Clinic, the Hospital for Sick Children- Social Worker
Integra-Child and Family Therapist; Clinical Supervisor; Director of Community Consultation
FIFSW, University of Toronto- Practicum Director
The Hospital for Sick Children- Director of Social Work

Years of Experience (in general): 45!

Length of Time with ISAND: Since beginning of ISAND!

Position at ISAND: Child, youth and family therapist

Any areas of Specialization:
Counseling of youth and young adults with ASD

Professional Accomplishments ( at least one):
President, International Association for Social Work with Groups
Inspirational Leader Award-Ontario Association of Social Work

What brought you to ISAND:
The client population, the interprofessional approach, passion for the work

What do you really like about ISAND:
Same as above

A little bit about who you are outside of ISAND – hobbies and interests
Mother of 4, grandmother of 6, enjoy long walks, reading, fun/playing, singing/dancing (for

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