Lea has provided training on appropriate boundaries in ministry as well as input on clergy sexual abuse policies and procedures to religious communities in Canada.
She has spoken on clergy sexual abuse as a guest on the Context with Lorna Dueck television show, on the Mediation Station radio show, and facilitated discussions about the movie Spotlight (dealing with the clergy sexual abuse scandal in Boston, MA) for parishioners and students at the Newman Centre at the University of Toronto.
Lea wrote two books related to clergy sexual abuse: Abuse in the Church – Healing the Body of Christ, and A Survivor’s Journey through the Bible.
Lea’s Conflict Resolution Training
- York University’s Basic and Advanced Certificates in Dispute Resolution
- Certification as a Workplace Fairness Analyst
- International Institute of Restorative Practices training in Basic Restorative Practices
Being a life-long learner, Lea has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Toronto, and has taken ministry courses at Santa Clara University, Toronto School of Theology (Regis College), and Tyndale Seminary.