Meaghan Welfare is a conflict management practitioner with the Department of National Defence at CFB Kingston. She is also a Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator with the Green Cross Academy of Traumatology. She holds a degree in criminology and criminal justice with a minor in law, a graduate certificate in dispute resolution from York University and a certificate in family mediation from University of Waterloo.
Meaghan has many years of experience working in the field of conflict management in the workplace, community, family and criminal justice system. She began her career as a Program Coordinator with the Durham Community Mediation Program and Victim Offender Reconciliation Program in Ajax, Ontario. Meaghan has experience working in the many government departments including the National Parole Board, Veterans Affairs, Department of National Defence, Corrections Canada, and Canada Post. Meaghan has also worked with non-profit organizations and public companies.
Meaghan develops and delivers training in the field of conflict management, communication, workplace bullying, decision-making for board of directors and compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma, among other topics. She is currently a member of the Advisory Committee for ResolveKingston, a non-profit Program provided by K3C Community Counselling Centres, which provides mediation and victim offender reconciliation services to the Kingston and region community.