Ajay Hartenfeld Pandhi MSW, RSW, MAIS, Q-Med
At a micro level Ajay Pandhi has worked directly within corrections for the last 4.5 years and with the demographic for over 20 years. He has created and run successful trauma informed programs (group and individual work). Ajay has also created the first ever couples therapy program in Canada in corrections. Pandhi uses all his vast skills (including his expertise in hypnotherapy) to bring therapeutic relief and change into the hearts and minds of incarcerated individuals. At the macro level Ajay attempts to bring change to corrections through his position as President of Alberta College of Social work and also through the National Associations Active in Criminal Justice (NAACJ) where he sits on the executive. Ajay has also provided expert testimony to the Senate committee on human rights where he has advised Senators about mental health in corrections from a social work perspective.