In British Columbia and Alberta, Amanda has been Project Manager for various Federal Government pilot projects. The pilot projects strived to provide sustainable food for the homeless population, improve the essential skills of adults living with a mental illness, and also to create viable employment for adults living with mental health concerns. She has presented on workplace mental health to numerous for profit and non-profit businesses, the Calgary Police Department, and as keynote speaker at corporate and not for profit events.
Amanda is a certified with the Mental Health Commission of Canada as a Basic and Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor and with St. John Ambulance as an Emergency and Standard First Aid Instructor. As a workshop facilitator, she offers an interactive classroom training environment and tailors her instructing style to meet the needs of the participant’s knowledge base, background and abilities.
She is currently a board member of the Calgary Police Services Persons with Disabilities Chief Advisory Board, publishes the Facebook resource page the Calgary Mental Health Network, is a member of the Calgary Council for Addictions and Mental Health, and is the peer support group facilitator for the Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorders Family Support Group.