Lisa NortonJob Title: Intensive Case Manager/Court Support Worker
Employer: Mental Health and Justice Treatment and Support Services Program, North York General Hospital
Undergraduate Degree: Double Major in Psychology and Sociology, with special focus on Criminology and Psychology
Graduating Year: 2000
In addition to working at North York General Hospital, Lisa Norton works part-time with Sherbourne Health Centre’s Health Bus Program as an outreach worker to the homeless. Lisa strongly recommends that undergraduate students volunteer as a way of enhancing their job prospects and widening their skill set. While working on her undergraduate degree Lisa volunteered with The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre prior to being hired on as a part-time employee. She then worked as a Research Assistant with U of T’s Occupational Health department, Psychology department and with CAMH’s Children’s Genetic Program where they were looking for genetic markers in children with conduct disorder. Her CV also includes summer employment through the SEED program, working with CAMH in a research capacity. In 2001 Lisa began to work full-time as a Research Assistant at CAMH in the Mood Disorders Clinic and also worked part-time with Mt. Sinai Hospital, again in a research capacity. In 2003 she accepted a position as a Case Manager with the Canadian Mental Health Association before moving into her current position.