Avi Versanov

Country: Canada
Email: avi.versanov@signsofsafety.net
Languages: English, Hebrew
Licensed Signs of Safety Trainer and Consultant
With a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s degree in Social Work, Avi is a registered Clinical Social Worker in Canada. As a licensed Signs of Safety trainer and consultant, Avi has over a decade of practical field experience. Prior to becoming a full-time trainer and consultant, Avi spent 13 years at the Children’s Aid Society in Toronto, Canada as a Child Protection Worker, as well as, a trainer, coach and mentor.

Currently, Avi is leading and working alongside other consultants, in multiple organisational implementations across Canada and the United States. By adapting the fundamentals and tools of Signs of Safety, Avi has also works with corporations seeking to improve employee engagement, morale, and trust with the goal of increased productivity.

Additionally, Avi uses the Signs of Safety framework to help families involved with child protection agencies to navigate the system and develop rigorous safety plans in order to help keep their children safely with them.

After many years of applying Signs of Safety with families, mentoring and coaching protection staff, and leading organisations, Avi has a unique understanding of the requirements necessary for a successful personal and organisational adoption and implementation of the fundamental elements of Signs of Safety.