Patrick teaches CTRI workshops in the area of violence prevention. He has been a leader in the field of residential group homes and treatment foster care for the past 20 years, presently as the owner and Executive Director of a foster/counselling centre. Patrick’s educational background is in Psychology and his workplace experiences have helped him develop keen insights into the complexities that surround the potential for violence in the workplace. He believes it is vital for individuals and organizations to increase their violence-prevention capabilities. As a trainer, his use of humour and genuine enthusiasm for teaching creates an excellent learning environment for participants.