Theresa's work has been acknowledged with the following awards.

2017 Nominated for an Ontario Premier Award for Community Service. 
2017 Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care
2017 Awarded Child and Youth Care Faculty Award- excellence in Teaching Sheridan College
2017 Co-awarded Jim Lewis Treatment Foster Care Award For foster parent service 
2017 Won the Monica Herbert Award for for contribution to children/youth mental health in Canada 
2016 Nominated for a STLHE (Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education) Award -       Sheridan College 
2009 Alumnus of Distinction:  Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology
2009 Trauma and Loss Clinician of the Year for North American National Institute for Trauma and Loss 
1981 Jack Filkin Award: Highest grades in first year of Child Care Worker Program - 
Humber College of Applied Arts  and Technology