John C. Choi
John C. Choi started his professional life working in community settings with children and families. Upon completion of his psychology degree at McGill University, he joined Batshaw Youth and Family Centres in Montreal, as well as established his own private practice, Mentoring Services. Using his passion to learn and teach, John contributed to the field of child and youth care and became a master trainer of the Prepare Curriculum elements, in particular, Problem-Solving Training. John also has developed expertise as a Peace Circle Keeper and a RAP/Circle of Courage Trainer. John was the 2011 recipient of the Lewis Peace Prize and since has become an onsite manager at Batshaw. He hopes to make further contributions to the field of child and youth care, health and social services, and, of course, to the youth and families he serves in his community in Quebec.