Bethany Good

Good

MSW (2003, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto)
BSW (2000, Ryerson University)

Bethany Good is a PhD Candidate at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. She is a course instructor for SWK4605 Social work Practice with Individuals and Families and research coordinator on a project titled “From Streets to Playgrounds: Representing Children in Early 20th Century Toronto”. Her doctoral research focuses on how technology and new media use by families and adolescents is addressed and integrated into social work practice. Bethany has experience as a research coordinator on a number of projects focused on the psychosocial elements of pediatric health at the Hospital for Sick Children. These projects explored online questionnaire validity, technology use for helping families maintain connections during hospitalization, and understanding the trajectory of hope through the end of life process.

Bethany’s clinical social work experience has focused on children and adult mental health and has included both out-patient and residential treatment programs. She has worked at the Hincks-Dellcrest Center now named Sick kids Centre for Community Mental Health for 11 years and currently provides individual and family therapy part-time.  Bethany works from an anti- oppressive client centered perspective and her practice approaches include, Psychodynamic Theory, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.