HSABC Webinar: Professional Workplace Boundaries

June 23, 2022, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

HSABC’s Professional Workplace Boundaries for the Homeless Sector webinar reviews the importance and purpose of workplace boundaries when providing services to homeless and at-risk populations. The challenges of setting and maintaining effective workplace boundaries are explored and specific boundary issues such as; personal disclosure of information to clients from staff, client-staff relationships outside of work, dual relationships, gift-giving and gift-receiving, and conflicts of interest are discussed. This webinar is an interactive learning experience where participants are encouraged to ask questions


Instructor: Katherine Aubrey 

Katherine Aubrey has over 20 years of experience working with people who have faced trauma, addictions, homelessness and/or mental illness. Her varied, front-line work experience ranges from in-reach prison work, group therapy, parole supervision and addictions and mental health counselling. She also has experience working with people who have experienced violence. Some of her past and current employers include:

  • Correctional Service Canada
  • Long-term Inmates Now in the Community,
  • Aurora Centre/ a Residential Addiction Treatment Center for Women,
  • KlaHowEya, Indigenous Wellness Center
  • Metis Nation
  • and numerous non-profit organizations.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Psychology and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Mental Health Counseling. She also completed a Cross-Cultural Facilitation Skills Intensive for Diversity Trainers in Berkley, California.