Seema Nadarajah holds both a Specialized Honours degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Social Work degree with a focus in child welfare and mental health. She presently works at SALCO in the capacity of a Community Legal Worker/Social Worker, where she engages in poverty law work related to income security and immigration matters. Seema has been asked to speak at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) on her thesis work of the challenges persons with a serious mental illness face in the child welfare system. Moreover, she has been a consultant on a variety of projects, the most recent of which is reviewing the concerns of Toronto Police Service’s lethal use of force and de-escalation techniques in dealing with individuals with mental health issues for the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD). Seema brings her positive energy, knowledge of the mental health sector and passion for social justice to the team.