Graduated on the Deans list for the SSW program - Social Work - 2011
Trained in Safetalk - Suicide Awareness for Everyone
Trained in ASSIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Trained as a Facilitator for SAFETALKCo-Facilitator for Canadian Mental Health's Grief program for families who have suffered a loss by suicide
Co-Facilitator for Rainbows Program - Hospice Quinte - a program to assist youth in the grief process from the age of 7-14
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“Korah’s Butterfly” is the story of best friends Korah and Ally. They loved to spend their days laughing and playing at their favourite place. Ally spends much of her time teaching Korah about life and about ever after. One day Ally leaves Korah’s side and goes to heaven. As Korah sits on the dock missing Ally, a beautiful butterfly lands on her shoulder. Korah remembers all of the lessons Ally taught her and realizes this beautiful butterfly could be her.Buy the Book
Lessons from Behind the Glass
Whether you are about to lace up your child’s skates for the first time or you have a young teen who is coming close to the end of their Minor Hockey career, Lessons From Behind The Glass is the perfect companion to help you through your most crazy moments in the stands. From politics to perspective to passion, this book will help guide you to a balanced and less stressful life in the arena… and keep you laughing along the way!Buy the Book
"In Allyson’s second book she once again explores her own vulnerabilities and personal experiences to beautifully capture the complexities of love, loss and grief. Her professional background in grief support adds strength and authenticity to her story that will warm your heart and act as a resource for children, and parents of children, who have experienced profound loss that is often hard for a child to understand."
"An incredibly profound and witty portrayal of the harsh realities that come along with being involved in competitive organized sports and the trials and tribulations along the way. Had me laughing hysterically and holding back tears in the same chapter. Enough said."
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