Location: Nova Scotia
James teaches CTRI workshops in the areas of violence prevention and conflict resolution. He has extensive experience training people to handle situations of conflict and escalated emotion. James has a degree in Sociology and has worked for over a decade in the field of mental health and addictions, specifically working in a variety of shelters, as well as addiction rehabilitation and treatment facilities for youth. In his various roles he has been instrumental in developing and implementing policies for managing conflict and aggressive behaviour. James believes it is vital for individuals and organizations to increase their violence-prevention capabilities. In addition to training with ACHIEVE, he also teaches at the college level. As a facilitator, James provides high level training for groups that is both engaging and well organized.