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Ask a Rockstar - Family & Kinship Strengthening

Justin Sage-Passant & Natalie Zoltak

10 Years of Family Strengthening Experience

Questions covered:

How do we know when it is safe to reconnect youth with their families?

How do we determine which youth are more likely to reconnect with family?

How do we engage youth to speak about family?

What interventions have been most successful?

Plus your own questions.

Please register to attend.

Wednesday August 16th 2-3pm EST
Please note all times are EST.

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Justin Sage-Passant is a Registered Psychotherapist with experience in family and individual counseling, case management and group facilitation with young people and the adults who live and work with them. He is originally from the UK, where he worked as a Counselor with youth with addiction and substance use challenges. Since 2007 he has been living in Toronto, Canada and has been working with youth experiencing homelessness, or at risk of homelessness, and their families.


Natalie Zoltak is a Registered Social Worker and has been working as a Family Intervention Counsellor with the Family Reconnect Program since June 2014. She is energized and inspired by the resiliency of young people and their families, and feels privileged that families choose to share their stories with her and include her in their journeys. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science, majoring in Child, Youth and Family Studies from the University of Guelph, a Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto, and is currently working towards completing a Couples and Family Therapy certificate program at the University of Guelph.