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Field Education Coordinator
Social WorkPhone: 250-807-8587
Jamie has worked for the UBC Okanagan School of Social Work as the Assistant Field Education Coordinator from 2012-2016, recently joining the department again as the Field Education Community Liaison. Prior to her work in the School of Social Work, Jamie worked as a Research Coordinator in the UBC Okanagan School of Nursing.
Jamie has both a BSW and a MSW from UBC Okanagan, and worked as a Graduate Research Assistant during her studies. Jamie has worked on several multidisciplinary research teams focusing on Palliative Care, Advanced Care Planning, Family Palliative Caregiving, and Healthcare Options for Aging Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Jamie has published articles in journals including Cancer Nursing: An International Journal for Cancer Care and The American Journal of Men’s Health. Prior to pursuing a career in Social Work education and health research, Jamie worked as a frontline social worker. Jamie has extensive experience in the non-profit sector, including community outreach for individuals experiencing homelessness. She also co-facilitated the Substance Use and Brain Injury support program. Jamie also worked for the BC Cancer Agency, and helped pilot the Sexual Health Clinic Pilot Project at the Cancer Center in Kelowna.