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Selin Cemali, MSW, OTSTCFQ

Professional Summary

Selin Cemali has worked with youth and families in clinical social work practice since 2000. In addition to working in group homes and community clinics, she has worked in both the United States and Canada in youth protection, youth-in-difficulty, and crisis prevention programs. She has experience in group, individual and family interventions where she incorporates a multi-systemic, intercultural, and strengths-based approach. She is also trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

Selin has been involved in training and supervising social work students since 2009. As a guest lecturer¬† at the McGill School of Social Work, she has presented on “The practice with families and individuals” for graduate students. She has also served as a group facilitator at McGill School of Law for a 2-day workshop training law students how to work with their more vulnerable clients. Currently she is the Interim Specialist in clinical activities for the 0-5 Enfance famille team at Community Clinique (CLSC Benny Farm) in Montreal, Canada.


  • Children, Youth & Families
  • Clinical Interventions & Practice
  • Community Engagement
  • Diverse Populations
  • Legal / Ethics
  • Supervision

Training Specialties

  • Assessment / Evaluation
  • Curriculum Development
  • Instruction / Delivery
  • Technical assistance around workforce development