Greg Leslie has experience providing support to children, youth and families who experience multiple barriers such as:
- Mental health
- Barriers to education
- Racism and discrimination
- Family breakdown and domestic abuse
- Involvement with the youth justice system
- Child Welfare reunification
Greg’s experience in the field of mental health includes working alongside multiple institutions including:
- Rexdale Community Health Centre (Pathways to Education)
- Peach Youth
- Ministry of Attorney General: Victim Quick Response Program
- Humber River and North York General Hospital
- Toronto District School Board (TDSB)
- Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB)
- Youth Criminal Justice System,
- Catholic Children’s Aid Society
- Toronto Children’s Aid Society
- Peel Children Aid Society
Expertise in Facilitation, Workshops and Public Speaking
Greg uses his direct training and experience, lived experience and education to offer exceptional consultation and facilitation services including, developing and leading interactive workshops and curricula-focused activities on racism, mental health and self-care for marginalized youth and one-on-one counselling for victims of crime from diverse ethno-racial backgrounds dealing with trauma. Greg now provides services through Educare Selfcare Studio by working one-on-one with clients, community partners, government and businesses.
Greg has led numerous consultation and facilitation sessions for groups and participated in speaking engagements with community partners as a Panelist.
Greg has developed and led interactive and highly engaging workshops and curricula-focused activities with youth groups and staff in mental health, racism, healthy relationships, self-care, disabilities and justice for youth.