Chuck Groening is an active member of the Manitoba Association of registered social workers having worked with New Directions for the past 30 years. During this time, he has worked as a clinical case manager and a training coordinator, developing and implementing workshops ranging from topics such as anti homophobia education, case management skills as well as exploring issues such as attachment, autism and person centered strategies.  In addition, he has developed course work for external agencies and has taught in the extended education program at the university of manitoba for the last five years.