Dagmara is a social worker within Holland Bloorview’s Complex Continuing Care (CCC) unit, which serves children and youth who have complex medical, physical and developmental challenges that require frequent and ongoing specialized assessment, monitoring and intervention. Dagmara is a mindfulness practitioner, teacher and facilitator with a focus on supporting professional caregivers in developing their well-being. As part of this work, she has developed an Inter-professional Education (IPE) workshop on Mindfulness and Compassion for U of T healthcare students. She also co-facilitates the Mindful Self-Compassion program for staff at Holland Bloorview as part of the hospital’s Employee Mental Health initiative.
Dagmara has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Toronto and has over 11 years of experience working with children and families.
mindfulness, mental health, patient wellness