Chapter 4: Job Skills for the Future

4.10 Making a Difference

Active Living

Justin Temple

Recreation Therapist

Current Employer

Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)

Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services Government of Ontario.
Job Description: provide assessment, consultation, education and treatment for children and youth with complex mental health and developmental challenges.

Skills you use Professionally

A strong component of the program was working with in groups and teams. My current role has me working with in a several inter-disciplinary teams. The Fanshawe program prepared me for the challenges and rewards of working with group dynamic.

Favourite Memory from time at Fanshawe

My favourite memory of the Fanshawe Recreation & Leisure program was going out into the community and getting practical, hands-on learning for how the recreation field actually works in it’s diversity.


2006 Recreation and Leisure Services Diploma
Additional Credentials: Honours Degree in Sociology, University of Western Ontario


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