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Beyond the Bell

Human Trafficking and Preventing Child Exploitation

  • S2E19
  • 27:00
  • April 7th 2022

On this episode Chantelle has a conversation with OneChild Founder and President Cheryl Perera discussing the important topic of human trafficking in Ontario. Together they discuss ways to build parent and caregiver awareness of this local issue as well as explore the ways that we can all respond, advocate for change, and prevent childhood sexual exploitation. 

Beyond the Bell

Have you ever wished you had an insider's perspective into the sometimes complicated world of education?

Beyond the Bell (formerly known as OnPoint Parenting), will provide parents and caregivers a behind-the-scene look into our education system. The topics may be familiar, but our goal is to provide you with information and perspective that you may not have thought about - those things that you didn’t know you needed to know!


Beyond the Bell is brought to you by the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District Schoolboard and our Catholic Parent Involvement Committee. 

Host, Chantelle Quesnelle

Executive producer, Pauline Stevenson 

Produced and edited by Lydia Bennett and Cole Bennett, in partnership with Portage Creative  

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If you have suggestions for future episodes or any questions or comments about the Beyond the Bell Podcast, you can send an email to [email protected]

Let's get an inside look at school life and go beyond the bell together.

Chantelle avatar

    Host of OnPoint Parenting and SMCDSB Mental Health Lead

    Throughout her career in children’s mental health, Chantelle has supported children, youth, and families in Simcoe Muskoka in both community and school settings. Chantelle has been with the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board since 2014 and has held positions as a School Counsellor, Psychological Associate, and is currently the Mental Health Lead. Chantelle completed her M.Sc. in Counselling Psychology at the University of Calgary and is currently working towards her Doctorate at the University of Toronto. As a mother of two, Chantelle is well aware of the challenges, successes, and adventures in parenting. She is a Barrie local and grew up in Simcoe County. Outside of her work supporting the mental health & well-being initiatives at SMCDSB, you will find her outside, doing yoga, fly fishing, and adventuring with her family.