Dr. Walker is a qualified Arbitrator and mediator who specializes in highly complex and stressful conflicts. He is known for his work as an expert in the assessment, employment investigations, and intervention related to workplace bullying, harassment, and sexual misconduct. Dr. Walker has worked in remote and rural Indigenous communities across Canada taking on difficult issues related to trauma, suicide, while working to create sustainable social and health related services and resources. Dr. Walker has over 19 years of progressive leadership experience in the private and public sectors (health and social services) with 8 years dedicated towards working in Indigenous communities. He is a published academic author on issues related to mental health, workplace bullying and harassment and policy development.
Jason began his career as a child protection worker in Toronto investigating serious physical, sexual and emotional abuse against children. He left Toronto and attended the University of Calgary where he attempted unsuccessfully to complete a PhD. Being unable to manage sever PTSD, anxiety and depression he misled his family, colleagues and others about finishing his schooling. In 2009 this caught up to him and he answered for these mistakes in court receiving community service and a second chance on life. He returned to school and completed two doctorates and has dedicated his life towards supporting others through difficult life situations through a unique lens. Dr. Walker is clinical director for New Horizons Indigenous Association, a member in good standing of a number of professional organizations including the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists, and the Alternate Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada. He holds advanced degrees from McMaster University (Hon. BA), the University of Toronto (MSW), Northcentral University (PhD Psych) and California Southern University (PsyD).