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Faculty Profiles

Nicole Johnson

Nicole Johnson

Professor, Social Service Worker program

Office: B294, Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies, Davis Campus
Phone: (905) 459-7533 Ext. 5333

Bachelor of Arts - Carleton University
Assaulted Women and Children's Counselling and Advocacy - George Brown College
Masters in Education - OISE/University of Toronto

Nicole has been a full time Professor at Sheridan since 2009. She has held various roles including past SSW Program Coordinator, Peer Mentor Supervisor and Lead of the Social Justice and Advocacy Committee. Nicole brings close to 20 years of experience working in the social service sector in the area of violence against women/children and trauma work. She has held various roles in Ontario and the US, including several roles at two Ontario Rape Crisis Centres, as a Public Educator, Crisis Line/Volunteer Program Manager, Counsellor and as an Executive Director; Community Coordinator for the Peel Committee Against Woman Abuse and a Clinical Coordinator at Safe Horizon in New York City overseeing a team of 100 crisis counsellors. At Sheridan she has co-founded the SSW Program Peer Mentor Program, alongside students co-founded the Positive Space Working Group, created the SSW Program Student Advisory Council and the Social Justice and Action Committee. Outside of Sheridan, Nicole practices yoga, is a REIKI Master trainer, enjoys spending time with her family and rescue dogs. Nicole was the VP, Board of Directors of Interim Place for 6 years. In 2018 Nicole was awarded the Sheridan Bruins Award for her work promoting positive mental health and well-being across campus. Nicole loves working with the SSW students and brings theory to practice through experiential learning.