Support Group Facilitator
Dr. Scott McLean, PhD, BCFT, RSW brings an extensive background as an educator and justice service/mental health consultant to his role as the facilitator with the Calgary Homicide Support Group.
Scott’s clinical practice includes trauma counselling with crime victims and vicarious trauma interventions with first responders Scott has worked extensively with victims of crime and is committed to achieve the primary goal of the Support Group, which is to help lessen the suffering and trauma of family members following the violent death of a loved one.
Scott’s role with the Support Group will be:
Dr. Scott McLean’s Biography:
Dr. McLean teaches at Mount Royal University in the Departments of Justice Studies and Social Work. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Red Crow Community College (social work) and CityU of Seattle (Master of Arts in Counselling). He is a forensic social worker and is registered in the province of Alberta and is Board Certified in Forensic Traumatology with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. Scott has worked in various social and justice agencies and is a past Board Member for the Children’s Cottage in Calgary and currently is a member of the Mount Royal University Advisory Committee – Conflict Resolution Program. Scott has recently authored a Chapter in a book published in 2012, titled Children First: Protecting Their Rights – based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Scott serves on the Advisory Committee for the Calgary Homicide Support Society.