Stefany Kawka

Stefany Kawka

Instructor

Stefany is experienced as a senior occupational therapist (OT) based in Ontario. After graduating from the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at McMaster University, she has worked as an OT working in multidisciplinary clinics and as a solo consultant supporting clients from LTD, WSIB and the auto industry. For several years she developed skills working with return to work, ergonomics, PGAP and CBT intervention programs. Over time she became involved with Conestoga College as a part-time instructor with the OTA/PTA program and as an instructor in varied courses within Liberal Arts and Health Studies. Stefany has successfully lead teams from hospital to community home care programs. To date, she has held manager and director- level positions within large and complex healthcare systems in three different regions in Ontario.

Stefany enjoys leadership, change management initiatives and ongoing education which motivated her to achieve her Master of Health Administration. She is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) with McMaster University and a sessional instructor with University of British Columbia, while she remains as a Director with Home & Community Care Support Services in Ontario. Her current portfolio includes Quality & Risk, Long-Term Care, Direct Care Nursing, Palliative Care, and Utilization & Business Support.