Suzanne Jackson

  • Victoria, Southern Vancouver Island
  • Office: 250-213-9875

All child protection mediators have extensive training and education in dispute resolution, with demonstrated knowledge and experience in the aboriginal context, child welfare and mental health/addictions.

Child Protection Roster Mediator Details

**Suzanne Jackson is currently on leave from the Child Protection Roster.**
Suzanne Jackson has been on the roster since April of 2012. She has been interested in Restorative Justice Practices for 15 years and has received training in facilitating Family Group Conferences as well as Child Protection Mediation. Suzanne is of Aboriginal Ancestry; she is the matriarch of the House of Yal of the Gitxsan Nation in Northern British Columbia. She is the proud mother of a 20 year old son and has worked actively in the South Vancouver Island region for 20 years. She is a published Researcher, has worked as a Program developer, an Early Years Curriculum Developer, an Early Childhood Support Worker and most recently acts as the South Vancouver Island Aboriginal Engagement Coordinator for Success By 6. Much of Suzanne’s work focuses on children and empowering those that support the development of children. She believes that Child Protection Mediation is an essential tool to help build relationships, to improve communication and to develop the best possible plan for children who are in care. She believes in alternative dispute resolution practices and holds herself to the highest standard of service to provide opportunities for families, extended family and professionals who encompass the support system of vulnerable children.
Vancouver Island