Vikki’s experience includes consulting, training and clinical supervision with refugees and survivors of torture, mental health and substance abuse counsellors, rape crisis counsellors, frontline and housing workers and transgender and queer communities. She has developed curriculum and taught Group Work, Trauma, and Diversity courses at Vancouver Community College, Adler University and the University of British Columbia. She received the Dean’s Award for Distinguished Instructor from City University where she has taught for more than ten years. Vikki has presented her work internationally in Australia, New Zealand, Hungary, Britain, Belgium, Sweden and Ireland and works in solidarity with:
- Peak House – residential program for youth struggling with substance misuse, opression and exploitation.
- Rain City Housing Society – delivering progressive housing and support solutions for people living with mental illness, addictions and other challenges in the Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, Canada.
- Atira Women’s Resource Society – feminist based non-profit providing housing, advocacy and support.