Tracey Foreman, BSW, MSW, RSW

Tracey Foreman
Community Research Associate

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services,
Domestic Violence Interministerial Coordinator,
Ministry Lead, Corrections, Domestic Violence

Tracey Foreman is a clinical social worker with over 25 years of professional experience in human service, community and government criminal justice milieus.

As a private, community and government practitioner, Tracey has provided direct and indirect service to individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. Her areas of specialization include diverse human justice and the law, public safety and offender accountability practice issues, victims and perpetrators of violence against women and children, mental health, addiction, crisis and trauma response, the management of police stress syndromes and the development and delivery of multidisciplinary professional training.
Tracey joined the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services in 1990, serving in several clinical roles before advancing to the position of Deputy Superintendent at the maximum security Sarnia Jail. She has been appointed to a wide variety of management assignments at regional and corporate levels, including postings with the Office of the Assistant Deputy Minister, Adult Community Corrections.

Since 2005, Tracey has led the Ontario Correctional Services response to the government’s Domestic Violence Action Plan, and currently serves as Domestic Violence InterMinisterial Coordinator, providing advice and consultation, direct service, professional development training and interministerial, intergovernmental and public representation of Corrections. In recognition of her service to law enforcement in Canada, she is a recipient of the Corrections Exemplary Service Medal.