Rachael Pascoe (she/her) is a SSHRC-funded PhD student at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto. She is the Clinical Evaluation Specialist for the AFFIRM project, having facilitated AFFIRM groups for two years before starting this role. Her own research involves studying a group intervention for sexual abuse prevention. Rachael has a Master of Social Work from University of Toronto and practice experience in the fields of concurrent disorders, violence prevention, and trauma-specific therapy. She has worked for Dr. Shelley Craig as an RBC Fellow since 2018 and was a student member of the first cohort of the ISTN. Rachael’s work with INQYR has involved the QueerVIEW project, interviewing queer youth’s experiences of intersectionality through photo elicitation.