Andrew Thomas, CYW, CYC (cert), CTRP-C
Andrew has been a member of the Sarnia – Lambton community his entire life. He completed the Child and Youth Worker Program at Lambton College so he could further his passion for working with youth in his community. He has also completed his training through STARR Commonwealth and is a Certified Trauma and Resilience Practitioner - Clinician.
For the past 22 years, Andrew has had the opportunity to work with diverse population of youth ranging in age from 8 to 24 years old. Some of his past job experiences include working in group homes and open custody facilities, being a manager of a grassroots organization in Sarnia, and being a faculty advisor at Lambton College, in the Child and Youth Care Program. Andrew sees the potential in all the youth that he supports and enjoys working with them to make that potential become a reality.
On a personal level, Andrew is the father of 2 daughters and husband to a loving and supportive wife. He enjoys creating memories with his family, travelling, camping and fishing.
A.S.I.S.T. - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
Level 1 Violence Threat Risk Assessment Training
Red Cross CPR and Emergency First Aid
Mental Health First Aid
Initiative to Address Human Trafficking
Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification
Indigenous Cultural Safety Training Certificate
Certification on Combatting Anti-Black Racism
Certification in Critical Incident Stress Management