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Charity Smith (M.A.) provides counseling to folks recognizing that those who defy societies norms often fall through the cracks of traditional therapy well as professional consulting with organizations looking to expand their DE&I footprint. Charity's professional and educational experience is centered around Social Work, Human Rights, Community Development, and Advocacy. My research interests include using activism as a means of therapy, non-monogamy, alternative families, and human rights.
October 2020 - present
- Student Turtor
- Providing academic supervision, guidance and assistance to the recipients of DAAD scholarships attending Alice Salomon Hochschule. In addition to supporting their psychosocial needs of adapting to life in Berlin.
The Impacts of Sexuality on the Formation and Structure of Family within the Context of Polyamory study explores the link between the polyamorous lifestyle and how family structures are formed. The families in this study include a long-term, stable triad in which two children were raised, a co-parenting family with numerous adults raising three chi...
This thesis represents the first qualitative study of polyamorous life in Canada, focusing on the lived experiences of five polyamorous families. The results showcase how diverse family structures in polyamory can be, with one family comprised of a long- term, stable triad in which two children were raised, a co-parenting family with numerous adult...
This is a graded paper for the International Law Module for the Masters of Arts; Social Work as a Human Rights Profession at Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin
Alternative Family Life in Canada; The lived Experiences of Polyamorous Families in the Fringes of Legality