Maxine commenced her social work career in 1993 having graduated from Nottingham Trent University in England with the Certificate of Qualification in Social Work. Following which Maxine went on to complete her undergraduate degree at the University of North London whereby earning her Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Social Work. She is also currently a certified Social Work Practice Teacher and has completed her Master In Social Work (MSW) at Ryerson University
Maxine has worked for twenty years in the field of clinical social work in both England and Canada. She has held clinical leadership, management and practice teaching positions in a variety of settings. Her role involved working with individuals, families and groups in acute care, long term care, hospital rehabilitation, community based programs, CCAC and private practice.
Maxine has extensive experience in completing assessments and providing counselling services to individuals and families living with a mental health diagnosis, physical disability, acute and chronic health conditions. Maxine has extended her practice and expertise in her work with individuals and families who have been involved in Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA's) and are living with post accident sequelae.
Her experience within the field of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and spinal cord injuries have been further augmented/enhanced through additional professional development and training completed through the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) in conjunction with Brock University.
Professional memberships include:
- Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
- Member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW)
- HCAI registered facility
Maxine Fyffe-Roberts, MSW, Pg. Dip., B.Sc. (Hons) in Social Work (Registered Social Worker)
Our team consists of qualified Social Workers and certified Personal Support Workers (PSW's), who are licensed, trained and insured. We specialize in providing social work counselling and attendant care support to individuals and families whose lives have been changed and affected following a MVA and often resultant traumatic injuries. We are experienced in working with individuals living with brain injuries and spinal cord injuries which can at times be further compounded by severe orthopedic injuries.
All of our PSW's are recruited on the basis of experience and personal qualities which instill confidence in their ability to provide a dedicated and professional service to clients and families.
Our team of certified PSW's have undergone additional development and training including the brain injury program, nonviolent crisis intervention training and the gentle persuasive approach to caring for individuals with responsive behaviours. They also receive on the job training supported by an experienced worker who is knowledgeable of the individual needs of the client.
We are committed to the delivery of quality client care.