Dr. Paul Malette
Paul Malette has been a director of CBI Consultants since 1990. He leads a team of 50 passionate professionals promoting inclusion and diversity across the lifespan. To date, CBI Consultants has supported more than 10,000 individuals with complex support needs worldwide. Dr. Malette and the CBI team are committed to implementing evidence-based inclusive practices in the home, school, community, and work settings. CBI Consultants has developed a Self-Determination course, with a focus on paid inclusive employment. Currently, this Self-Determination instruction is being used in schools and support agencies in British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, and the Yukon. The course teaches diverse learners to develop self-directed life plans and achieve inclusive lives after high school. As a presenter, Paul demonstrates research in practice through a wealth of examples that the CBI team has implemented with family, school, community, and employment partners. Paul continues to present CBI’s research and practice at international conferences and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation.